City of London

10 May, 2017

IoD calls for shareholders to have second vote on pay

Institute of Directors argues for a 30% threshold to provide shareholders with a second vote against pay reports.

Sports Direct

10 March, 2017

Employee representative ‘will do little’ to fix Sports Direct governance

Institute of Directors' Oliver Parry says appointing a worker representative to the board of Sports Direct is not enough to resolve the company's governance failings.

14 January, 2017

Bye bye NED

There is no substitute for planning ahead when it comes to non-executive director departures.

21 October, 2016

City figures back PM’s move to put workers in the boardroom

Senior British business figures support Theresa May's proposal that employees become board members.

19 September, 2016

Opening boardroom doors to employees

Discussion of governance reform in the UK is dominated by employees becoming part of the boardroom decision-making process. Will Britain follow the lead of many European countries where employee representatives have been part of the governance framework for decades?

7 September, 2016

Tesco comes bottom of governance index

Annual index reveals that the retailing giant is trailing the rest of the FTSE100 when it comes to governance, while audit and risk (external accountability) emerge as the most important factors in measuring governance performance.

15 August, 2016

IoD prepares code for private companies

Institute of Directors plans to publish new governance code for privately owned companies.