activist investors, investor activism

25 June, 2018

UK companies face increase in investor activism

The threat of investor activism has increased in the UK over the past year, according to a survey by Alvarez & Marsal (A&M). Its research into the shareholder behaviour of major European re...
Google

18 May, 2018

Google CEO tops global reputation list

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is the world’s most reputable CEO, according to a new index by the Reputation Institute. ...
boardroom, governance

12 December, 2017

‘Communication gap’ found between audit committee chairs and auditors

A "communication gap" between audit committee chairs and auditors over the level of materiality applied during an audit is occurring in a significant number of companies, according to a thematic revie...
intangible assets, hidden value

25 October, 2017

Uncovering and understanding the hidden value of intangible assets

The year 2017 marked a milestone for Alphabet, the parent company of Google, when its market valuation passed $600bn for the first time.