UK sterling coins

12 November, 2019

Top chairs see remuneration rise by 30% over past decade

Fees for board chairs and senior independent directors (SIDs) have risen while pay for non-executives have remained static, according to a new survey. Research by headhunting firm
gender gap

4 November, 2019

Mind the gap: enabling productive thinking to develop gender balance

Thanks to the tireless efforts of advocates in recent years, few business leaders can now deny the extent and impact of workplace gender gaps. Acknowledging a problem exists is a precondition for solv...
boardroom meeting with diverse board members

15 October, 2019

How companies can develop more diverse boardrooms

Diversity is well-established on the boardroom agenda—but many boards are still far from diverse. The number of women on FTSE 100 boards reached 30.2% in 2018, according to the third report of th...
Jacqui Ferguson, NED Awards 2020

30 September, 2019

NED Awards 2020: ‘Think strategically about how your company adapts’

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Stephen Haddrill, FRC

28 May, 2019

FRC reveals increased budget as it prepares for transition

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is set to increase its workload and budget, monitoring audits as well as compliance with the UK corporate governance code, before its transition to a new regulato...
businessmen, handshake

30 April, 2019

Executives: the new social leaders

Big corporations have traditionally been seen as a bogeyman by people fighting for social and environmental change. But the latest annual Edelman Trust Barometer, which researched 33,000 citizens acro...
Carers, working carers, responsible employers, diversity & inclusion

11 September, 2017

Why every board should care about their working carers

Employers large and small need to take care. They are at risk of losing some of their most valued employees. They will not lose these employees to competitors or to self-employment, but to the empl...
Google

8 August, 2017

Google employee fired over ‘gender differences’ email to staff

A Google employee has been fired over comments made to staff in an email, suggesting that gender differences in pay and roles were in part due to biological factors. The email, reportedly sent by a...