Poll reveals company secretaries believe “conflicting pressures” may be undermining UK corporate governance.
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 secretaries, found that 45% could only say "maybe" when asked if governance in the UK was working; 16% said it wasn't; while 39% said it was.
Peter Swabey, policy and research director at ICSA: The Governance Institute, said: "There is always room for improvement and regular reviews should take place. There will always be some who bring governance into disrepute.
"To put things into context, however, and as one of the poll’s respondents so r
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