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New investor governance guidelines published

It is important that companies stay up to date with governance guidelines published by investor groups. To keep you up to date, we have put together a snap shot of changes and guidelines that may affect you. Investment Association Principles The key change to the previous Principles is the clarification… Read more

BoardPad celebrates innovation at the Housing Innovation Awards

London, 19 February 2016 Last night the fifth annual Housing Innovation Awards ceremony was held at the Grand Connaught in London. The Awards celebrate pioneering spirit and highlighting examples of inventive and original schemes and services. BoardPad was recognised for its innovation in the Housing Industry by being shortlisted for… Read more

BoardPad approved for G-Cloud

BoardPad, is pleased to announce they have been included in the latest iteration of G-Cloud, the Crown Commercial Service’s Cloud based procurement Framework. This approval means that all government departments and the NHS can purchase proven UK designed and supported services quickly, efficiently and with complete confidence. G-Cloud is one… Read more

BoardPad, Hawkamah’s Official Silver Corporate Partner

BoardPad were proud to announce our Official Silver Corporate Partnership status with Hawkamah, at a Director Development Forum in Dubai last month. Hawkamah is a leading corporate governance institute working to help build comprehensive organisations, corporate sector reform and good governance in the MENA region. Hawkamah also focus on building… Read more

MHA set to save £16,000 annually on meeting papers

Monmouthshire Housing Association (MHA) have estimated a saving of £16,000 annually, on collation, printing and couriering costs after moving to board portal solution, BoardPad. After successfully implementing BoardPad for their Board and sub-committee, the Association started using it for fortnightly senior meetings and monthly manager meetings. MHA holds up to… Read more

Are we truly going paperless? HSJ Research in Association with BoardPad:

As a part of BoardPad’s established partnership with the HSJ, we were privileged to comment on their research project ‘Are we truly going paperless’. The research targeted NHS and health IT professionals and captures the progress of the digital revolution in the NHS, taking a close look at what is… Read more

BoardPad shortlisted for the 2016 Housing Innovation Awards

We are delighted to announce that BoardPad has been shortlisted for the ‘Most Innovative IT System/App’ in the 2016 Housing Innovation Awards. The Awards celebrate everything innovative in the UK housing sector, showcasing the most impressive housing providers, projects and supply-chain partners. The 2016 winners will be judged by an independent panel… Read more

Boards in a cautious mood, according to latest Boardroom Bellwether survey

A recent FT-ICSA Boardroom Bellwether survey has found that FTSE 350 company secretaries find boards in a cautious mood. There has been a substantial drop in confidence in the economy since the previous survey six months ago, and only 40 per cent of respondents think there will be an improvement… Read more

Financial Reporting Lab report on disclosure of dividends

The Financial Reporting Lab has published a report on the policy and practice of dividend reporting. Fifteen listed companies and twenty-six institutional investors were involved in the report. Lab reports do not set out new reporting requirements, they summarise observations on what investors find useful and encourage companies to consider… Read more