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...
Institute of Directors, IoD

14 March, 2018

Former easyJet CFO takes IoD chair during Lady Judge case

An acting chairman has been put in place at the Institute of Directors (IoD), as it looks to push forward following a legal investigation into the behaviour of IoD chairwoman Lady Barbara Judge. Ch...
Lady Barbara Judge, IoD

8 March, 2018

Behaviour of IoD chairwoman Lady Judge called into question

One of the UK’s most established and well-known director institutions is to consider the results of a major investigation, following allegations of misconduct against its chairwoman Lady Barbara Jud...
executive pay, remuneration, pay ratios

27 February, 2018

IoD seeks greater role for remcos over share buybacks

Remuneration committees should have responsibility for reporting on what happens to the pay packets of executives following a share buyback, according to the Institute of Directors (IoD). The IoD m...
Brexit, Brexit negotiations

27 November, 2017

Business needs a Brexit Christmas gift, says IoD

Businesses in Britain need progress as a result of crucial Brexit talks in December or they face making tough decisions for the future, according to the director general of the Insitute of Directors. ...
corporate governance

3 November, 2017

View from the chair: Ken Olisa on good governance

For years, Conrad Black's view that an interest in good corporate governan...
good governance, corporate governance

18 October, 2017

Governance concerns the whole organisation, not just the board

The Institute of Directors' 2017 Good Governance Report is positive news for the FTSE100. The ...
Institute of Directors, IoD

2 August, 2017

Easing rules for sovereign-controlled listings ‘detrimental’ to governance

Plans to open up UK listing rules to attract sovereign-controlled companies are “opportunistic” and “could exert a detrimental impact” on its reputation for sound corporate governance, the Ins...
City of London, financial, banking

10 May, 2017

IoD calls for shareholders to have second vote on pay

The next government should introduce new laws giving shareholders a second vote, if there is a significant minority vote against a company's remuneration report, according to the UK's Institute of Dir...