Theresa May, prime minister

8 December, 2017

UK’s draft new governance code has a social mission

There were no big condemnations, no one cried foul; the release of the F...
boardroom, closed doors, employees on boards, worker representation

20 November, 2017

There’s still everything to gain from having workers on boards

Through the debate on the government’s corporate governance proposals, a clear consensus has emerged that boards must invest in engaged relationships with their...
executive pay, pay, remuneration, pay ratios, corporate governance, finance

29 August, 2017

Publishing pay ratios is ‘crude’, but are a ‘step in the right direction’

Publishing executive and staff pay ratios under new governance reform rules would be a "crude" measure of valuing remuneration, but it should force boards to consider pay as a whole, experts have s...
Queen, State Opening of Parliament, Queen's Speech

22 June, 2017

Disquiet after governance reform fails to appear in Queen’s Speech

Advocates of change to the UK's corporate governance code have revealed unease and disappointment after the government failed to include reform as part of its agenda, following the June general electi...
UK parliament, London, House of Parliament

22 June, 2017

No corporate governance reform ‘talk’ in Brexit-focused Queen’s Speech

The focus on Brexit in the Queen’s Speech could be a bad sign for anyone waiting for...
City of London skyline

17 February, 2017

Remco chairmen should resign over shareholder revolts

City investor Fidelity has called for the chairmen of remuneration committees to resign if shareholders revolt against pay recommendations.

25 January, 2017

Unions and business groups unite to call for strengthened governance

In a rare act of unity, leaders from unions and the business world have joined together in urging the UK prime minister to beef up corporate governance.