Research from the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply has called for fresh ‘vigilance’ on the risk of slavery in supply chains.
Research finds FTSE 100 firms are still rejecting the 2018 proposal of improving workforce engagement by appointing a worker to the board.
Prime minister Theresa May writes that the government is set to introduce “tough new rules” for executives presiding over expanding pension deficits.
Baroness Ros Altmann, former pensions minister, warns that despite Theresa May’s pledge to protect pensions after the Carillion scandal, a hard Brexit could jeopardise Britain’s largest manufacturing firms.
This week saw the release of a new draft code for UK corporate governance. While many were distracted by measures on executive pay, the code’s real mission is social “injustices”, as highlighted by Theresa May last year.
Despite the government’s U-turn, there remains a good case for companies to bring employees into the boardroom, says Janet Williamson of the TUC.
UK prime minister Theresa May has criticised the decision to remove Uber’s licence to trade in London for corporate responsibility reasons, while on the same day calling for the highest standards of governance.
Board Agenda reports on a handful of risk-related tremors around the world, from UK election woes to Eurozone growth and a renewable energy spike.
Queen’s Speech lays out legislative agenda for Theresa May, but ignores corporate governance despite the issue being at the heart of the prime minister’s social justice agenda when she first came to power.
The business secretary appointed under Theresa May will continue in post where one of his main roles will be pushing through reforms to corporate governance.