Board Commitment - Criticaleye Community Update - 31 March 2010

Are non-executive directors taking their roles seriously? According to the findings of the Walker Report, released late last year, many NEDs did not look upon the role with the regard needed and had failed to grasp even the basics of the business and industry. (read more)

The Review: Issue 19 - Criticaleye Community Update 24 March 2010

Issue 19 of Criticaleye’s award-winning business publication, the Review, will be hitting your desk and coffee tables soon. A conglomeration of the past six months of Criticaleye’s best pieces of research and content, the Review, is a must read for any high-level executives or non-executive directors. (read more)

Private Equity: The Future - Criticaleye Community Update 17 March 2010

The future of the private equity model for financing young, growing companies has come under fire as the UK and the world embarks on a fragile recovery. The lack of recent exits is putting continued pressure on private equity funds that, like many organisations, are having trouble finding cash. Does this spell the end of this method of financing? (read more)

High Performing Board Series: Strategy - 10 March 2010

We are delighted to announce the appointment of John Brackenbury as our newest Criticaleye Associate. John is the founder and Chairman of Avanti Communications plc, an AIM listed organisation, which he demerged from Avanti Screenmedia. He was also founder and Chairman of Pubmaster (3,500 pubs) which was sold in 2003 to Punch Taverns. We are pleased to welcome John to Criticaleye. (read more)

High Performing Board Series: Diversity - 17 March 2010

Welcome to Week Two of our High Performing Boards Series where we will be exploring board diversity. There is no doubt that the right mix of skills, ideas and personalities on the board can help the performance of a company. Yet, diversity on boards is still a target that many are striving to reach. (read more)