The Investment Association recommends all companies publish dividend policies after its research revealed 22% of FTSE-listed firms fail to seek an annual shareholder vote on distributions.
A new stewardship code for investors seeks to answer criticism that it was too focused on policy with little attention to outcomes.
The Investment Association has written warning letters to 32 “repeat offender” companies who saw revolts over the same issues for two years running.
After intervention by Donald Trump the US is considering an end to quarterly reporting. Many argue that it would be a bad idea.
The Investment Association’s Public Register shows that the number of investor revolts against remuneration reports is on the rise.
Figures reveal that investors are expressing their displeasure with remuneration reports in greater numbers, even though chief executive pay continues to climb.
Executive pay has become a core issue in corporate governance. As companies begin to act on excess, we ask what’s in store for pay in the future.
Both Legal & General Investment Management and The Investment Association have fired warning shots at FTSE 350 boards to improve gender diversity, or face the consequences.
The Investment Association has told the UK’s governance watchdog that its revisions of the country’s corporate governance code is too focused on the workforce and that board engagement should focus on “material stakeholders”.
Official receiver to examine the conduct of Carillion directors past and present as it supervises the liquidation of the support services and construction company.