4 February, 2023
Target diversity early; directors job market 'ossified'; US extends duty of oversight; 'kindness bias' hinders...
Rather than push for say-on-climate votes, unhappy shareholders tend to simply vote against the reappointment...
One in 10 mergers and acquisitions now has an ESG component, according to estimates by...
Companies seeking competitive advantage in uncertain times will find that effective governance allows much sharper...
This past year saw a rise in climate litigation, with a focus on the commercial...
Encouraging staff to speak up and stop harm can reduce legal and reputational risk—both for...
A week of events signals the initiatives underway to have companies play a central role...
There is an "urgent need" for reform to the audit landscape as well as internal...
The world is addicted to cheap energy. We need to admit this and have the...
We asked key figures what would help boards this year. The answers ranged from 'smarter...
A recent webinar heard that say-on-climate voting is expected to rise, while ESG remains a...
The non-executive director’s role is to both challenge and listen to management, agreed the panel...
Your country needs NEDs; governance does not compute; financial firms get more women on board;...
The right HR director is essential to lead on a culture that gets the best...
The report is the result of the Edelman Trust Institute's research, which sampled more than...
Barriers to entry for would-be cybercriminals are lower, with tools and tactics becoming available to...
The Conference Board 2023 C-Suite Outlook survey reveals the events that C-suite executives see as...
NEWS: Due diligence 30 November, 2022
Campaigners ask European Council to widen the ambit of EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence directive.
NEWS: Risk analysis 30 November, 2022
Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors’ report cites a lack of skills, resources and time as organisational barriers to effective analysis.
INSIGHT: Board expertise,
7 November, 2022
With technology an intrinsic part of industry, making properly informed decisions at the top level is crucial.
INSIGHT: ESG-related risk,
4 November, 2022
Businesses looking overseas for innovative solutions to supply chain disruption need to be aware of the potential for ESG-related litigation.
20 October, 2022
Surveillance of home workers; Davos in Saudi Arabia; German 'impact investors'; VW challenged on climate; HSBC's 'misleading' adverts.
NEWS: Artificial intelligence,
13 October, 2022
It may be some way off yet, but governance by robots is coming and directors need to be ready, according to new research.
3 October, 2022
The UK's auto industry faces unprecedented challenges and may only have 10 years to adapt or disappear, warn experts in our latest podcast.
INSIGHT: Digital strategy,
19 August, 2022
Nearly a third of organisational digital projects are abandoned. Here are four key steps you can take to ensure yours is not one of them.
COMMENT: Cyber disclosure,
15 August, 2022
Organisations increasingly struggle with cybersecurity as they balance fear of reputational damage against cyber disclosure requirements.
INSIGHT: Artificial intelligence,
4 August, 2022
An ISO standard issued this year gives guidance to boards on the governance implications of adopting the use of AI in organisations.
NEWS: Cyber security,
4 August, 2022
UK companies are struggling to provide focused disclosures as cyber attacks continue to increase, says the FRC.
INSIGHT: Hybrid working,
1 August, 2022
The time has come to check whether the benefits of teamwork are still outweighing the costs.
8 June, 2022
Mazars survey reveals 82% of executives plan to increase investment in IT systems, while 75% plan to boost spending on sustainability.
18 May, 2022
Businesses are allowing artificial intelligence to make decisions that need a human touch. Boards must balance the risks and benefits.
11 March, 2022
The impacts of a ransomware attack are immediate, significant and hugely damaging to company reputation. Boards should be prepared.
28 February, 2022
UK and US cybersecurity agencies are among the specialists recommending that companies "bolster their defences" against cyber attacks.
28 February, 2022
Geopolitical uncertainty is leading firms to boost their defences against cyber attacks. But true digital resilience is a continuous process.
11 February, 2022
US tech companies are less likely than S&P 100 firms to have dual CEO-chairs, but they continue to push ahead on dual-class shares.
18 November, 2021
US crime agency says the hard deadlines involved in M&A transactions pressures victims to pay up for fear of affecting stock values.
20 October, 2021
The pressure for digital transformation in the wake of Covid-19 is creating new cybersecurity challenges and responsibilities.
NEWS: White paper,
2 October, 2021
Directors must learn how to harness and analyse the vast quantities of data that are being created and collected by organisations.
8 September, 2021
At a recent webinar digital strategist Clara Durodie called on financial services boards to consider technology as part of an ESG strategy.