Tag: ICSA: The Governance Institute
FTSE 100 rejects idea of employee director to boost worker engagement
A study into compliance with workforce engagement provisions in the UK Corporate Governance Code shows no firms chose an employee director.
The purpose and practice of independent board evaluations
Should external board reviews serve to inform a continual process of improvement or provide an assessment of whether the board is effective?
Company data: balancing transparency with privacy
There have been increasing concerns that the data held at Companies House is inaccurate and that its public availability is open to misuse. A recent consultation aims to resolve these issues.
GDPR: data protection rules seen as ‘burdensome’ one year on
The General Data Protection Regulation has had a mixed reception since its introduction in May 2018, according to a survey by ICSA: The Governance Institute.
Hampton-Alexander CEO warns of ‘challenge to shift attitudes’ on gender diversity
Some companies have adopted a “one and done” attitude to female representation on boards, said Denise Wilson in a speech to the ICSA conference.
Designated non-executives set to represent workforce views
Companies are overwhelmingly opting to appoint designated non-executives to gather workforce views and improve employee engagement. But what is the recipe for getting it right?
Dim prospects for employees on boards
A worker representative in the boardroom is an option for companies under the UK’s new, revised governance code. A survey by ICSA reveals that other options will prove more popular.
Remuneration issues under scrutiny after gender pay gap reports
Research reveals a third of companies are preparing to address gender pay issues after going through the process of writing gender pay gap reports.
Board packs too large and ‘backward-looking’, says research
Board packs are too backward-looking, internally focused and time-consuming to produce, according to research by ICSA: The Governance Institute.