Institute of Directors, IoD

7 August, 2018

IoD calls for independent commission to take governance from FRC

One of the UK's leading business groups has called for a new commission to supervise corporate governance, separating the task from the existing watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC). The...
Standard Life Aberdeen

26 June, 2018

Board moves at TP ICAP; Standard Life Aberdeen; Ashtead Group; & Northgate

TP ICAP Lorraine Trainer has joined the world’s largest inter-sealer broker as a non-executive director, and member of the remuneration, audit and nominations and governance committees. ...
Martin Gilbert

8 May, 2018

Standard Life’s Gilbert counts the days to non-executive resignation

Martin Gilbert, the co-chief executive of Standard Life Aberdeen, has offered reassurance that he will stand down from one of two non-executive positions which currently place him in breach of corpora...
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...
Sir Gerry Grimstone, governance reforms

3 October, 2017

Governance reform proposals ‘took the easy line’, says City grandee

The UK government's proposed corporate governance reforms for executive pay have been criticised as "incrementalism" by one of the country's most senior investors. Sir Gerry Grimstone, chairman of ...
Standard Life Aberdeen

15 August, 2017

Governance on the agenda for newly formed Standard Life Aberdeen

The newly formed Standard Life Aberdeen aims to push for better corporate governance. Co-chief executive Keith Skeoch said that asset managers have a "big responsibility" to hold boards to account....