Board Support & Training

Effective and efficient board meetings are essential for good governance and proper running of your business. You can show up and make the big decisions while we take care of the rest!

Your duties as a director are important, but a high-performing board and sub-committee with confident and rounded directors is critical to growth. Good directors are not born that way. Presented by ex-IOD Director of the Year, CEO and governance guru, Keith Jackson, (CDir, CEng) we raise your knowledge and understanding, helping you reach excellent director and board performance (in a day)!

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What we do:

Our friendly team are experienced in supporting board and committee meetings and are knowledgeable in reviewing relevant documents and creating agendas. We can:

  • Schedule and organise board meetings
  • Help you plan & prepare
  • Advise on legal and compliance obligations
  • Circulate agendas/supporting papers
  • Attend meetings
  • Record minutes
  • Follow-up on action points.
  • Act as confidante and trusted advisor to the board for those tricky issues.
  • Keep you up-to-date with good governance and practice.

Why use Haddletons:

We bring our objective perspective and first-class communication skills to facilitate productive board and management relationships. We set the table for a more effective and productive meeting.

Having Haddletons’ knowledge and experience in your board room adds value to any meeting. Our independence ensures that confidentiality is maintained.  We don’t just leave it there. We build your performance through our expert training and provide the support of occupational psychologists to build performance leadership.

Professional Advisory
I would highly recommend Haddletons board support - simply because they get it! They understand the problem areas that directors are experiencing with their board, whether its governing or helping to manage the boards better. It literally is a case of 'does what it says on the tin' with Haddletons board support; they allowed me to focus on making the decisions while they took care of everything else.
Stephen Mannerhein
Managing Director

The Haddletons Way

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We earn your trust through our authenticity. We listen, we communicate honestly, we genuinely care.

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Warmth

We are people just like you. Get to know us and you will find that we can do more than just resolve your problems and lighten your load.

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Personal Service

We look at the world through your eyes to offer a truly bespoke service. The more we understand you and your world, the more we can do for you.

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Premium Quality

We offer a premium service with price certainty. Our insight and expertise applied to your needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Board meetings are not a statutory requirement for private limited companies in the UK. However, they are considered to be best practice and it is in fact a legal requirement to take minutes at any board meetings held.

Board minutes are a legal requirement, set out in the Companies Act 2006. They record decisions made by directors of a company during board meetings. These decisions might include:

  • appointment of new shareholders
  • approving the company accounts
  • appointing a new director
  • other routine business
A quorum is the minimum number of company directors who must be present at a board meeting to make it valid. The quorum is usually specified in the company articles. In the ‘model articles’ for a private company, it’s 2 directors, unless there is only one director of the company.

We provide an independent oversight of the meeting and enable the Board to focus on what they do best i.e. their business; whilst we are on hand to provide our experience and knowledge to help with compliance and company matters. We act as a confidential sounding board to help you through difficult internal and strategic issues.

There are things that you can do to improve your board meetings, for example:

  • Ensure that the meeting has a well-managed agenda.

  • Make certain that the meeting is not being used for purely operational matters, but for company issues.

We will provide you with minutes from your meetings promptly, ensuring accuracy so that you can action any points raised.

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With Haddletons your meetings are better, your board is better.

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