The online wine retailer has appointed Stephen Bolton to its board as a non-executive director with immediate effect.
The pensions savings and life insurance group appointed Murray, who had been serving as a NED, to assume the role in September.
FTSE removes four Russian firms; LGIM warns on diversity; EU wants more women directors; and audit committees’ climate concerns.
Swedish research concludes that appointing foreign directors to an audit committee can undermine the quality of financial reporting.
A recent event hosted by Mazars brought together audit committee chairs and investors to explore their experience of coping with the impact of Covid-19.
Twenty-five years after the AIM was launched, building a constructive relationship with your auditors remains a vital component for success.
Academics warn that committees require corporate governance expertise, greater independence and sufficient time if they are to ensure high-quality audit.
A number of recent reviews have concluded that greater scrutiny of the audit process is necessary, after a series of high-profile corporate failures. But what shape will any legislation take? And how will changes to the role of the audit committee affect the board as a whole?
The Competition and Markets Authority says regulators should punish audit committees, impose joint audits and force an “operational separation” of auditors from other parts of their firms .
Legal and regulatory news from around globe, including the new UK stewardship code, clarification of Singapore M&A rules, new EU regulations for the gig economy and Facebook’s appeal against German data ruling.