boardroom

16 August, 2019

Company data: balancing transparency with privacy

On 5 May, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy launched a major consultation on corporate transparency and regulatory reform and a panel session on this consultation formed part...
EU flag, data protection rules, GDPR

30 July, 2019

GDPR: data protection rules seen as ‘burdensome’ one year on

One year on, not everyone is impressed with data protection rules. Indeed, a survey reveals that many organisations feel the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the Europe...
ICSA, Denise Wilson, gender diversity

9 July, 2019

Hampton-Alexander CEO warns of ‘challenge to shift attitudes’ on gender diversity

While the UK approach to boardroom gender diversity is “arguably” one of the most sophisticated in the world, there is still work to be done, according to the chief executive of the
meeting, employee engagement, workers, speak up

10 May, 2019

Designated non-executives set to represent workforce views

Last week investors in Schroders, the UK asset manager, signed off on the company’s annual report for 2018. Nothing unusual in that, but it was the first known report to contain details of a new fea...
workers on boards, employee representation

16 January, 2019

Dim prospects for employees on boards

One of the current hot topics in the governance world is that of workers on boards. Like so many other issues in our society at the moment, this has become the focus of polarised debate. Those who ...

6 March, 2018

Remuneration issues under scrutiny after gender pay gap reports

One in three organisations that have gone through the process of writing gender pay gap reports are also looking to confront pay imbalances, a survey has found. The poll found that 32% of companies...
documents, business papers, board packs, board papers

19 December, 2017

Board packs too large and ‘backward-looking’, says research

Board packs are too backward-looking, internally focused and time-consuming to produce, according to a recent survey of governance professionals. The report—Challenges to Effective Board Repo...