Although the pandemic devastated economies, companies got better at corporate reporting, researchers in New Zealand found.
Virtual-only AGMs can damage shareholders’ rights and reduce accountability, according to the International Corporate Governance Network.
Firms need to focus on building an inclusive environment and a culture of trust to overcome the challenges of remote or hybrid working.
Companies seeking competitive advantage in uncertain times will find that effective governance allows much sharper focus.
For leaders to improve their focus on what the board, shareholders and employees need, it’s worth addressing their own vulnerabilities first.
The time has come to check whether the benefits of teamwork are still outweighing the costs.
The public perception of ethical standards in companies has improved little, a survey by the Institute of Business Ethics finds
Gap between FTSE 350 CEOs and average workers has risen from 34:1 to 63:1, according to early figures collated by the High Pay Centre.
PwC research looking at FTSE 100 remuneration reports reveals most sectors are seeing pay levels return to pre-Covid levels.
Study shows US bosses who took salary cuts in 2020 saw no overall reduction in compensation once other elements were taken into account.