Many owners and managers in small and medium businesses have a question about governance. What is it? Why might it help them in their business? First Boards provides the answers, both for organisations looking to set up their first board and others who aren’t yet sure that a board is their answer.

Melissa Clark-Reynolds

It’s no secret

Great businesses know where they are going and how they’re going to get there. They also know nothing is more important than performance and delivering a good return. When you run a company, your job is to focus on your company’s position within its marketplace – that’s the big picture.

As the company grows your thinking has to encompass all the issues involved in the big picture. Advisors and independent directors are uniquely placed to provide big picture thinking and to help SME owners drive their business forward.