Domino's

9 January, 2019

Domino’s debacle poses questions for SIDs

Somewhere some influential people are currently attempting to resolve complaints about the board of Domino’s, a major chain of high street takeaway pizza restaurants in the UK. In particular they’...
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...
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 ...

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...
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...
Boardroom

22 May, 2017

Low-level support for CEOs becoming chairmen, poll suggests

Research has found only minority support for chief executives to become their organisation's chairman.
stakeholders, stakeholder engagement

12 April, 2017

Directors could ‘improve’ contact with wider stakeholders

Directors could spend more time in the communities in which their companies work as part of improved stakeholder engagement, according to research. The survey, undertaken by ICSA: The Governance In...
male boards

3 February, 2017

Uncertainty whether UK governance model is working

Almost half of governance practitioners in the UK are uncertain whether Britain's model for corporate governance is fit for purpose. A poll conducted by ICSA, the professional body for company secr...

20 January, 2017

Bringing stakeholder comms online

Trust in business and, in particular, trust in those who manage business, is at a very low ebb. Politicians and the press have cast doubt on the degree to which directors actually regard the interest...