Theresa May, General Election 2017

1 July, 2017

Global risk: hotspots from the UK, US, Italy, Europe and Qatar

Politics — May limps on After a general election in early June failed to give any party an overall majority, the UK remains the developed nation facing the greatest political uncertainty. ...
UK parliament, London, House of Parliament

22 June, 2017

No corporate governance reform ‘talk’ in Brexit-focused Queen’s Speech

The focus on Brexit in the Queen’s Speech could be a bad sign for anyone waiting for...
Greg Clark, business secretary, governance reform

12 June, 2017

Greg Clark reappointed business secretary

Greg Clark, the business secretary charged with overseeing reform of corporate governance in the UK, has retained his position in a cabinet reshuffle following the general election last week. Thoug...
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...

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. ...
Theresa May

19 April, 2017

General election creates uncertainty for governance reform

So, the UK will likely go to the polls on 8 June to decide whether prime minister Theresa May should have her own mandate to lead the country through the Brexit process. May's surprise announcement...
Brexit scenario-planning, UK, EU

31 March, 2017

Brexit: a strategic risk that makes scenario-planning a priority

Prime minister Theresa May this week pulled the trigger on Article 50, starting the process of withdrawing the UK from the European Union and perhaps one of the biggest strategic review projects Brit...

29 March, 2017

CBI calls for Brexit quick wins

The UK's leading business group has called for Brexit negotiators to settle the rights of employees in Britain as one of the first moves in the country's separation from the European Union. The Co...
Theresa May, prime minister

13 February, 2017

Shareholders seek softer measure over binding pay votes

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