“It is not for government to second guess what is appropriate for each business,” says the IoD, after the PM criticised remote working.
Figures from Link Group show dividend payouts by UK companies have rocketed—but one expert warns that they may not be the best option.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak says requiring firms to disclose transition plans would help the UK to “set new global standards for sustainability”.
MPs in Wellington will examine a bill that would allow New Zealand’s directors to consider ESG issues as part of their company obligations.
Transparency groups including Greenpeace UK say failing to disclose the audits involved “risks creating a general lack of confidence in all audit opinions”.
Report from the British Academy calls for new regulatory powers that would enable watchdogs to hold directors to account.
“Making directors irremovable, for any length of time, will damage British innovation and damage corporate governance” says Oxford law expert.
As UK government proposals increase responsibilities for directors, our latest podcast discusses the impact on internal controls and dividends.
Survey reveals relationship between chief executives that intentionally target their company’s culture and company performance.
Lack of ownership reform and plans to extend the definition of “public interest entity” have drawn criticism from prominent figures.