London Stock Exchange, LSE

11 October, 2018

Balancing act: stock exchanges and dual-class shares

Stock exchanges form a critical component of the global financial market ecosystem, serving as gatekeepers linking companies to investors and as ...
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 ...
John Lewis Partnership, employee ownership

28 September, 2018

Employee ownership: a help or hindrance to UK business?

CBI director-general Carolyn Fairbairn describes Labour’s business plan as displaying a “wilful misunderstanding of business”, and would “hobble UK ambitions to compete on a global stage”. ...
Sports Direct

18 September, 2018

Hellawell leaves Sports Direct as Ashley lambasts City and media

After a long-running battle between the board and institutional shareholders, chairman Keith Hellawell has stepped down from the business prior to its AGM. Hellawell had faced a
Business, City of London

29 August, 2018

Shareholder revolts against remuneration reports rise

Revolts against remuneration reports look on course to increase significantly, according to figures from the Investment Association. By the end of July the Public Register of shareholder resolution...
Vince Cable

25 June, 2018

Lib Dem leader backs more action on executive pay

Britain has further to go in reforming corporate governance, according to Vince Cable, leader of the UK's Liberal Democrat party. Writing in business paper City AM, Cable said executive pa...
Coca-Cola

6 June, 2018

Shareholder body advises against reappointment of Coca-Cola HBC chair

Shareholders have been advised to vote against the reappointment of Coca-Cola HBC chairman Anastassis G. David ahead of the company's AGM. PIRC, the shareholder advisory group, said that David was ...
corporate governance, governance codes

12 March, 2018

Time for a governance rethink: enforced compliance or not?

Are we getting corporate governance right? The end of last year saw another iteration of the UK’s Corporate Governance Code. The consultation w...
Katharina Latif, Allianz

2 March, 2018

Core strengths: Katharina Latif, Allianz

A team of “crazy experts” preoccupied with what was once deemed an “ivory tower topic,” the climate and sustainability unit at German insurance giant All...
Donald Brydon, London Stock Exchange

18 December, 2017

London Stock Exchange chairman Donald Brydon likely to remain in post

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