Theresa May, prime minister

1 May, 2019

Theresa May’s worker representation proposal fails to gain support

Theresa May came to power in 2016 declaring a host of radical...
workers on boards, employee representation

16 January, 2019

Dim prospects for employees on boards

One of the current hot topics in the governance world is that of workers on boards. Like so many other issues in our society at the moment, this has become the focus of polarised debate. Those who ...
boardroom, board executives

11 October, 2018

Companies set to swerve option of workers on boards

In a speech launching her campaign to become Tory party leader Theresa May declared her earnest intention of placing worker representatives on company boards. The measure was all part of her plan to i...

1 August, 2018

Governance briefs from around Europe

Brexit could boost European voices on UK boards — Europe European voices are to become an increasingly important part of UK boards post-Br...
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...

23 November, 2016

May dilutes pledge to get more workers on boards

Theresa May told business leaders at the CBI conference this week that the UK government will not force companies to directly appoint workers or consumers on to their boards, watering down an earlier ...
Pharmaceutical factory

14 November, 2016

Workers on boards make sense and add value

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