boardroom, board executives

11 October, 2018

Companies set to swerve option of workers on boards

In a speech launching her campaign to become Tory party leader Theresa May declared her earnest intention of placing worker representatives on company boards. The measure was all part of her plan to i...
climate change, drought

28 September, 2018

Governance shaped by climate, tech and demographics

If boards need a reminder of the importance of climate change, it came this week in two reports. Firstly, the Bank of England released a document highlighting that banks and other financial institu...
young professionals, millennials, corporate governance

26 July, 2018

Next-generation thinking on governance can’t be ignored

At its annual conference in July, ICSA: The Governance Institute gave a preview of its research on how 18-35-year-old governance p...
David Styles

12 July, 2018

Flexibility on offer for chairman terms in new governance code

Company chairmen are to be granted flexibility in the UK’s new corporate governance code to be considered independent beyond nine-year terms, according to a senior figure behind the new document. ...
FRC

4 June, 2018

More powers for FRC receives scant support from company secretaries

Fewer than one-third of company secretaries want the UK's corporate governance watchdog to have more enforcement powers, a survey has found. The poll, carried out by ICSA: The Governance Institute ...
Harvey Weinstein

30 January, 2018

Confidence high in harassment and misconduct policies after Weinstein

Few organisations believe their harassment and sexual misconduct policies need overhauling, despite the spotlight cast on the issue by the Harvey Weinstein scandal and subsequent campaign. A poll c...
boardroom, board, business meeting, stakeholder engagement

26 September, 2017

New guidelines launched for stakeholder engagement

A new set of guidelines designed to help boards assess the interests of stakeholders when making strategic decisions has been launched. Drafted by ICSA: The Governance Institute in partnership with...
boardroom, conference, corporate governance

24 July, 2017

Governance: collective wisdom applied to complex uncertainty

When the Stronger Governance Better Boards theme of ICSA: The Governance Institute’s 2017 annual conference in London was chosen late last year, Article 50 had not yet been triggered, the p...