Corporate governance in the UK is under scrutiny. Stephen Haddrill, chief executive of the UK’s governance regulator, discusses where he believes change should come.
It has been 25 years since the Cadbury report on UK corporate governance was published, and while there have been many improvements, the recent collapse of BHS and the controversial working practices uncovered at Sports Direct have shaken public trust.
It has become one of the main items on prime minister Theresa May’s agenda, with parliament launching a series of hearings on reforming British boardrooms.
For Stephen Haddrill, head of the UK’s financial reporting watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), governance is on a go
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