Polling station, general election

9 June, 2017

Doubts for governance reform in hung parliament

The future of corporate governance reform in the UK will be shrouded in uncertainty this morning as the general election produced no party with an overall majority. Theresa May's appeal to the Brit...
Theresa May

19 May, 2017

Tories commit to greater employee involvement in governance

The Conservative Party has made a public commitment to legislate for the inclusion of employee representatives in the running of listed companies. The party also commits itself to requiring companies...
Jeremy Corbyn

17 May, 2017

Labour targets executive pay and plans expanded duty of care

Labour confirmed that it plans to introduce an "excessive pay levy"
City of London, investments

16 May, 2017

Labour planning corporate ‘levy’ for the highly paid

Labour is preparing to make a direct intervention to prevent excessive executive pay, should it win the general election, by imposing a corporate pay levy. Reports suggest that the party will inc...
general election, politics, political parties UK

8 May, 2017

Corporate governance becomes an election campaign issue

Corporate governance has entered the UK general election debate after the Labour Party said that it was a target for reform. Rebecca Long-Bailey, the Labour Party's shadow business secretary, is ...
Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI

5 May, 2017

CBI calls on election winner to address pay and employee engagement

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has published its own

3 May, 2017

Directors could be struck off for failing to protect pensions, says PM

The behaviour and ethics of company directors moved centre-stage in the UK general election yesterday, when prime minister Theresa May announced plans to protect pensions from "irresponsible" bosses. ...