The UK’s Financial Reporting Council has published proposals for a streamlined governance code, while research from Mazars, in association with ecoDa, finds compliance with the existing framework to be variable.
Corporate governance is rarely out of the business headlines. In spite of 25 years of an evolving corporate governance framework for UK-listed companies, in the wake of any high-profile collapse or breach, the finger of blame inevitably tends to etch out terms such as “management failure”, “domineering bosses” or “toxic company culture”.
Early last year, the UK’s department for business, energy and industrial strategy issued a green paper: Corporate
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