Sir Gerry Grimstone, Standard Life

28 February, 2018

Board moves at Standard Life Aberdeen and Rolls-Royce

Standard Life Aberdeen Three non-executives and the chairman of Standard Life Aberdeen are to step down, as the business reorganises its boardroom following the merger of the investment gian...
defence, aerospace, military helicopter

19 January, 2018

SFO launches corruption inquiry into defence firm Chemring

A criminal investigation has been launched by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) into alleged bribery, corruption and money laundering at high-tech aerospace and defence manufacturer Chemring. The inve...
Rolls-Royce

8 November, 2017

Rolls-Royce executives plead guilty to bribery charges

Three former Rolls-Royce executives have pleaded guilty to charges of foreign bribery, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) has revealed. James Finley, 66, a Briton; Dutch citizen Aloysius Johannes J...
Rolls-Royce

4 May, 2017

Regulator to investigate KPMG’s audit of Rolls-Royce

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has said it will investigate Big Four accounting firm KPMG over its audit of Rolls-Royce. The inquiry follows
Rolls-Royce, aerospace, defence

10 April, 2017

Rolls-Royce: after the shocks and blows, can it get back on course?

Rolls-Royce, it is said, is essentially a hedge fund with an aero engine-maker attached. The past few months, however, show where the company’s risks really lie. First came January’s announceme...
reputation, reputation management

28 March, 2017

Time to focus on reputation

As Board Agenda was going to press this quarter, VW, the beleaguered German carmaker, found itself making ...

20 January, 2017

Society demanding more of asset owners

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Rolls-Royce

17 January, 2017

Rolls-Royce agrees £671m settlement over bribery claims

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