whistleblowing, social media

8 March, 2019

Why boards need to support whistleblowers

Misselling financial products to meet bonus targets. Unsafe working practices on construction sites. Breach of food safety regulations putting consumers at risk of illness. Sexual favours for disaster...
green, growth, sustainability

7 March, 2019

How accountants can help build a culture of sustainability

Good business decisions start with reliable information. Qualified accountants provide this information to decision makers in both the public and private sectors, bringing trust, integrity and trans...
impact investing, social impact, money

6 March, 2019

The growth of impact investing and the role of boards

According to data from Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), more than 450 investors allocated US$1.3trn to impact...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

20 February, 2019

How to accelerate gender diversity

Investors and business decision makers recognise the value of gender diversity, including on corporate boards. Gender diversity is valuable to companies because diverse teams perform better, accord...
GKN

18 January, 2018

Investor concern as GKN rebuffs Melrose’s hostile takeover bid

Investors are watching anxiously after aerospace and engineering company GKN pushed back hard against a hostile takeover approach by engineering "turnaround" organisation Melrose. GKN has hit out t...
board merger, mergers & acquisitions, strategy

12 December, 2017

Five steps to ensuring an effective board merger

1. Share information All board members—and not just senior directors or the larger of the two companies—need a clear understanding of the reasons for the merger. Advisory experts and boa...