temporary measures

24 March, 2020

Regulators must grant boards flexibility during Covid-19 crisis

The outbreak and spread of coronavirus has put real pressure on all aspects of human life including the functioning of our corporate governance framework. In order to support directors over this perio...
AGMs

18 March, 2020

Regulators offer guidance on AGMs amid Covid-19 pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing companies to rethink arrangements for their annual general meetings (AGMs) as UK residents come to terms with advice to avoid “mass gatherings”. A partnership o...
activism, activist, investors, shareholder engagement

12 December, 2019

Be proactive with shareholder engagement to avoid damaging disputes

Corporate governance remains high on the business agenda. The media spotlight on the impact of business on the environment has sharpened while perennial boardroom issues such as
Blockchain

9 October, 2018

Why Blockchain is good news for governance

In our modern digital world, concepts like disruption, artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain have gained much attention. But these developments raise questi...
James Murdoch, Sky

6 October, 2017

Advisors turn against James Murdoch as Sky chairman

James Murdoch faces investor opposition to his reappointment as chairman of Sky, after a clutch of advisors made it clear they wanted a new face leading the board. Investor advisors PIRC (Pensions ...