whistleblowing

13 August, 2018

Enforcement activity of City watchdog FCA increases

Enforcement activity at the Financial Conduct Authority has increased year-on-year to record levels. The year to March saw 508 cases opened and 510 cases resolved. That compares with 445 and 431 in...

5 April, 2018

Sir Martin Sorrell investigated by WPP over alleged misconduct

An investigation has been launched against WPP founder and CEO Sir Martin Sorrell following an allegation of “personal misconduct”. A terse statement to the stock exchange states that independe...
whistleblowing

16 March, 2018

Whistleblowing: the problem with speaking out

Last year, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority received information from 900 whistleblowers. The Care and Quality Commission received more than 7,000 disclosures from whistleblowers. ...
Institute of Directors, IoD

14 March, 2018

Former easyJet CFO takes IoD chair during Lady Judge case

An acting chairman has been put in place at the Institute of Directors (IoD), as it looks to push forward following a legal investigation into the behaviour of IoD chairwoman Lady Barbara Judge. Ch...
regulation, corporate governance

23 February, 2018

Which direction for corporate governance?

Over the past few decades, corporate governance has shifted from the wings to a prominent, centre-stage position, evolving against a backdrop of increasingly global business, a growing n...
trade secrets, trade secrets directive

27 January, 2018

Gearing up for the EU Trade Secrets Directive

EU member states have until 9 June 2018 to implement the 
Ethical Leadership, chairman

14 December, 2017

Lead by example: the many benefits of ethical leadership

Corporate culture has become a subject of significant discourse lately, and it’s to no-one’s surprise given the seemingly perpetual headlines...
Dutch Parliament, The Hague, Netherlands

20 September, 2017

Dutch directors’ association calls for trust-based governance

The Dutch Association of Directors has written to the Dutch government urging for a new approach to corporate governance that is based on trust rather than on mistrust, allowing companies to seize opp...