financial disclosures during covid pandemic

28 August, 2020

Corporate disclosures and investor relations ‘impaired by Covid-19’

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has posed many challenges for companies, but among the top concerns for audit committees has been corporate disclosures and the relationship with shareholders. Af...
boardroom executives, boardroom conflict, board members

31 January, 2020

Investor focus on results and remuneration ‘creating friction’ with boards

Executive pay and and short-term results are dominating conversations between investors and company boards, instead of discussions focused on long-term strategic issues, according to the head of an in...
businessmen, handshake

10 October, 2018

How strong investor relationships stem from enhanced dialogue

The recently updated UK Corporate Governance Code and imminent consultation on the UK Stewardship Code has kept scrutiny on the relationship between corporates bo...

25 September, 2017

Interserve chief’s payoff elicits investor criticism following profit warning

The severance pay of former Interserve chief executive Adrian Ringrose has been criticised following the company’s share price collapse. Ringrose stepped down as chief executive at the end of Aug...
Stewardship Code, FRC website

3 August, 2017

Investors improve reporting under Stewardship Code, says FRC

A number of investors have improved their reporting of how they approach stewardship, according to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC). The reporting and governance watchdog
Pay inequality, remuneration, executive pay, performance pay, executive rewards

9 December, 2016

Remuneration guidance published

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The Investment Association

31 October, 2016

Fund managers warn over exec pay

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16 November, 2015

Perceptions matter when it comes to investor relations

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11 June, 2015

Activists focus on pay

A report in The Wall Street Journal claims that activists are targeting companies where executives have been rewarded for building scale over profits. The paper cites the example of Marat...