boardroom, conference, corporate governance

5 October, 2018

Overboarding is a growing concern

Ever feel there just isn’t enough time in the day? While for mere mortals that may stem from juggling the demands of doing the school run, a day job and keeping house, shareholders are increasingly ...
City of London, investment, financial, banking

1 August, 2018

Investors increasingly vote against remuneration reports

Shareholder revolts against remuneration reports look on course to increase significantly, according to figures from the Investment Association. By the end of July thi...
Royal Mail

20 July, 2018

Shareholders reject Royal Mail’s remuneration report

Royal Mail yesterday saw one of the biggest shareholder revolts over a remuneration report of any company listed in the UK. Investors voted 70.17% against a report, which had included a "golden hel...
ASOS

5 July, 2018

Crozier to take ASOS chairmanship

One of the UK’s most senior and plural chairman has taken on a role with ASOS. Adam Crozier, currently Whitbread chairman, will join the online fashion retailer from 29 November 2018 as chairman ...

10 October, 2017

Diageo tops UK’s good governance index

Diageo, the owner of drink brands such as Jonnie Walker, Guinness and Baileys, has a topped rankings for good corporate governance in the UK. The Institute of Directors annual ranking, the

3 June, 2015

Peter Long to chair Royal Mail

Peter Long, currently joint CEO at tourism group TUI, is to join the board of Royal Mail as chairman from September. Long will step down from his role at TUI in February next year and assum...