climate change

17 October, 2018

Regulators make climate demands of financial services

It’s little more than a week since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chang...
climate change, drought

28 September, 2018

Governance shaped by climate, tech and demographics

If boards need a reminder of the importance of climate change, it came this week in two reports. Firstly, the Bank of England released a document highlighting that banks and other financial institu...

6 July, 2018

Regulators demand IT security plans from financial services firms

Financial services firms have been given three months to show regulators how their IT systems will manage the risk of cyber-attack or changes in technology. The Bank of England, Financial Conduct A...
Bank of England

20 October, 2017

MPs spotlight diversity at Bank of England

Members of parliament have expressed concern about diversity on the Bank of England's policy committees. Nicky Morgan, chair of the House of Commons Treasury Committee, has written to the chancello...
Theresa May, prime minister, UK

29 September, 2017

PM criticises Uber decision while lauding UK’s governance record

Theresa May has committed Britain to the highest levels of corporate governance while on the same day remarking that the removal of Uber's licence to trade in London was "disproportionate".
Brexit, EU, Union Jack, flags

21 September, 2017

Brexit uncertainty affecting investment decisions, says Bank of England

Brexit is an “important source of uncertainty” for many UK companies, and is impacting on investment decisions, according to a new Bank of England report. The quarterly
banks, Bank of England, regulation

11 July, 2017

Boards should be keeping banks to ‘spirit of regulation’, says regulator

One of the most senior figures at the Bank of England has warned that some banks are involved in accounting practices that amount to "pure regulatory arbitrage". Sam Woods, deputy governor and chie...