social gap caused by inequality

27 April, 2020

Social factors ‘now key to good corporate governance’ says ICGN

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed social failings and inequalities that has prompted the elevation of “social factors” to a new level of importance in corporate governance, according to a group r...
supermarket, essential worker

30 March, 2020

Who is an ‘essential worker’ at times of crisis?

There is a scene in Johan Renck’s highly acclaimed historical drama series, Chernobyl, when the Soviet authorities have to persuade 400 Russian and Ukrainian miners to risk their lives to p...
whistleblower, whistleblowing, whistle, red card, yellow card

29 March, 2019

What boards need to know about whistleblowing

Big corporate scandals have made whistleblowing a headline topic. From Danske Bank to the Panama Papers, whistleblowers have thrown a spotlight on problematic behaviour. Politicians and regulators ...
holiday pay, annual leave, remuneration

29 November, 2017

Landmark ruling on holiday pay could prove costly for business

Employees who are wrongly classified as self-employed contractors can claim back pay in respect of unpaid annual leave going back many years when their “worker” status is established, the European...