Worker directors provide a direct link between the board and employees—and new perspectives on a business. But the move is not without its challenges.
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Growing regulatory support for large UK corporations to ensure employee interests are represented to and properly considered by their boards should spur organisations to consider whether "worker directors" would help provide a fresh perspective on decision-making.
Worker directors may help provide a better link between the board and the workforce, but they are under the same legal duties as all other directors. In addition, issues around conflicts of interest and issues of confidentiality may prove more complex in the worker director context. Worker directors are relatively uncommon in the UK currently, but boards considering their appoint
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