notebook on boardroom table

1 September, 2021

Audit committees ‘lose independence’ the longer they serve

As the UK moves towards reform of audit regulation there is now much research focused on the work of company directors overseeing the work of auditors. Not all of it comes with good news. A
SIngle red chair in a white boardroom

27 April, 2021

Change in audit committee chairs ‘sees audit fees rise and quality fall’

With audit and auditors under intense scrutiny in numerous places it was only a matter of time before audit committee chairs saw their share of attention. And so they have. When Svenja Hillebrandt ...
Steps leading to gold star

4 December, 2020

Evidence builds for introduction of new audit committee standards

Audit committees should brace themselves for significant change after a new report prompted the UK audit watchdog to suggest it provides support for the introduction of new audit standards. Accordi...
Dollars on financial/audit report

22 November, 2019

US audit committees ‘could do better’ on disclosures

US audit committees have made great strides to improve transparency surrounding their work, though some areas remain stubbornly in the dark, according to a new study. A

5 September, 2019

Indian regulators work on new rules to halt auditor exodus

Those wrestling with the thorny issue of a rising...
boardroom, best practice standards, corporate governance

25 October, 2017

The guardianship circle: praxis of governance and audit committees

As anyone who has served on a board knows, what happens in practice in company boardrooms can be far different from best practice corporate governance standards, such as those promulgated in the Finan...
boardroom executives, boardroom conflict, board members

10 January, 2017

Survey finds ‘substantial work’ needed on risk management

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nicholas cadbury

15 November, 2016

Land Securities appoints Cadbury as NED

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10 October, 2016

Hampton joins Great Portland Estates

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EU, European Parliament

22 June, 2016

New regs focus audit committees on quality

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