Ethical, ethics, Scrabble

15 May, 2017

Ethical ‘lapses’ driving more CEO departures, says study

More chief executives are being ousted from their roles for "ethical lapses", due to tightening regulation and governance, digital communications, the 24-hour news cycle and increased activity in developing economies.

European Central Bank

29 March, 2017

European Central Bank urged to beef up governance

The European Central Bank is increasingly political and not technical, and needs to be more transparent about its decision-making, says campaign group.

male boards

3 February, 2017

Uncertainty whether UK governance model is working

Poll reveals company secretaries believe "conflicting pressures" may be undermining UK corporate governance.

Sir Win Bischoff

8 December, 2016

Values and governance integral to business success, says FRC

Financial Reporting Council chairman says wealth creation favours the few while governance must create an environment in which all stakeholders can thrive.


7 December, 2016

Measuring governance: why corporate culture needs a health check

A healthy corporate culture is much like a healthy political culture: it thrives in an environment where engagement and fairness are valued and people feel they have a genuine stake in the future.

5 September, 2016

UK expects reform proposals in the autumn

PM reveals intention to publish governance reform proposals before the end of the year.

13 July, 2016

Reported: views on Theresa May’s governance proposals

Theresa May's proposals on governance have been described as "extraordinary" in some quarters while other commentators predict fierce resistance. But one thing is certain: the breadth and depth of her suggested reforms have caught UK business by surprise.

digital strategy

8 July, 2016

Tech world governance

IT start-ups can be naive about governance. Christopher Beveridge explores the steps they should take to establish a good culture from the start.

21 June, 2016

New audit regs are here

The European Union's new Audit Directive is here and will present a significant change for audit committees and their responsibilities over auditor selection.

boardroom, chairman

13 June, 2016

Create value, support growth

UK companies are not investing. Laurie Fitzjohn-Sykes argues that governance structures are too focused on risk aversion rather than entrepreneurial leadership.