Should external board reviews serve to inform a continual process of improvement or provide an assessment of whether the board is effective?
Five leading voices in corporate governance explain their priorities—and predictions—for the year ahead.
There have been increasing concerns that the data held at Companies House is inaccurate and that its public availability is open to misuse. A recent consultation aims to resolve these issues.
The pizza chain is reportedly under pressure to replace its senior independent director. But what should SIDs be doing and how can the role go wrong?
Revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code, published in July, have sparked mixed reactions from commentators. One thing is clear: the new code won’t please everyone.
Two surveys out this week reveal the growing urgency for organisations to come to terms with the way governance is shaped by climate and other issues on society’s agenda.
A survey of company secretaries reveals that fewer than a third back the prospect of more powers for the UK’s audit and governance regulator.
Research reveals a third of companies are preparing to address gender pay issues after going through the process of writing gender pay gap reports.
The ICSA’s recent conference revealed that reform in the UK is unlikely to involve legislation, that company secretaries play a big role in managing boardroom tension and that governance has evolved into restoring faith in capitalism.
Study finds little backing for chief executives becoming chairmen in their organisations.