With the current uncertainty around the impact of Covid-19 and the limitations on travel and face to face meetings, most boards and board committees (as well as many other bodies) will for the foreseeable future have to meet virtually.
The Chartered Governance Institute have produced a guidance note on best practice for virtual board and committee meetings.
Key points covered in the guidance are:
Choosing the right technology and communication channel
Structuring virtual meetings and avoiding complexity
The value of preparation
Establishing ground rules for the meeting
Clear instructions on accessing the meeting
The necessity for good boardroom practices