boardroom, conference, corporate governance

24 July, 2017

Governance: collective wisdom applied to complex uncertainty

When the Stronger Governance Better Boards theme of ICSA: The Governance Institute’s 2017 annual conference in London was chosen late last year, Article 50 had not yet been triggered, the p...
boardroom executives, boardroom conflict, board members

6 July, 2017

Research reveals route to resolving boardroom tension and conflict

Boardroom tension and conflict is most likely to arise around decision-making, particularly over company purpose and direction, according to new research. However, while tension is viewed as a "pos...
Boardroom

22 May, 2017

Low-level support for CEOs becoming chairmen, poll suggests

Research has found only minority support for chief executives to become their organisation's chairman.
stakeholders, stakeholder engagement

12 April, 2017

Directors could ‘improve’ contact with wider stakeholders

Directors could spend more time in the communities in which their companies work as part of improved stakeholder engagement, according to research. The survey, undertaken by ICSA: The Governance In...
Untangling concepts

22 February, 2017

Untangling corporate governance

In 1992, when the Cadbury Committee introduced the first corporate governance code for listed companies, and the “comply or explain” mechanism by which companies report to their shareholders, it s...
male boards

3 February, 2017

Uncertainty whether UK governance model is working

Almost half of governance practitioners in the UK are uncertain whether Britain's model for corporate governance is fit for purpose. A poll conducted by ICSA, the professional body for company secr...

25 January, 2017

Unions and business groups unite to call for strengthened governance

In a rare act of unity, leaders from unions and the business world have joined together in urging the UK prime minister to beef up corporate governance.

20 January, 2017

Bringing stakeholder comms online

Trust in business and, in particular, trust in those who manage business, is at a very low ebb. Politicians and the press have cast doubt on the degree to which directors actually regard the interest...
boardroom

14 January, 2017

Governance leaders to produce guidance on UK board decision-making

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13 January, 2017

Project launches to improve boardroom understanding of stakeholders

Company secretaries are to work with investors to improve the involvement of employees and stakeholders in the decision-making of company boards. ICSA and the Investment Association are to work on ...