Corporate governance

Corporate governance is the set of processes, customs, policies, laws and institutions affecting the way in which a corporation is directed, administered or controlled.

Corporate governance also includes the relationships among the stakeholders and the goals for which the corporation is governed.


How the HR team at Severn Trent Water is keeping things flowing

Neil Morrison explains how the utility has coped during the coronavirus pandemic, and why HR has a duty to support...

Bias behind failure to select women for FTSE boards revealed

3 Jul 2020

Flawed selection procedures and entrenched bias are combining to minimise the numbers of women on FTSE company boards...

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What does coronavirus mean for executive search?

2 Jul 2020

Finding the right leaders to navigate organisations through the pandemic and beyond has never been more important, but executive search...

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‘Purposeful’ work essential to attracting talent post-Covid

11 Jun 2020

CIPD’s virtual Festival of Work hears from financier and campaigner Dame Helena Morrissey, Phoenix Group's Andy Briggs and QA's Charlie Mayfield.

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Returning to work safely: your brand is at stake

28 May 2020

'We are seeing leaders rushing to get employees back into the office based on misguided notions that remote workers are less productive, less engaged and less cooperative.'

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EY to appeal against $11m gold whistleblower verdict

20 Apr 2020

EY accountant uncovered money laundering at gold bullion dealer and wins claim against employer.

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Rules for furloughed directors ‘muddled and contradictory’

16 Apr 2020

The government has been accused of providing conflicting advice over what activities directors can carry out while furloughed.

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Employees on boards do not restrict CEO pay

11 Mar 2020

Having an employee representative on the board does not necessarily mean that a CEO’s pay will be reduced, according to...

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‘Lack of leadership talent holding back large businesses’

16 Jan 2020

Leadership instability is blighting many top businesses, with a large minority of HR chiefs reporting difficulties in developing effective senior leaders.

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Florence Widdicombe holding a Tesco Christmas card from the same pack that contained a message from a Chinese prisoner.

Tesco’s China Christmas story reveals modern slavery vulnerability

23 Dec 2019

The vulnerability of UK supermarkets’ supply chains to inhumane labour practices has once again been demonstrated by the news that...

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Businesses find themselves in modern slavery limbo

22 Nov 2019

With legal action hovering over British American Tobacco, and G4S shares being blacklisted by an investment fund, it’s clear that...

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Environmental activism: how can an employer impose its views?

20 Nov 2019

Encouraging employees to adopt a greener lifestyle is one thing, but how far can employers go in terms of building...

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: Reconomy bags new Sustainable Business Award

20 Nov 2019

Waste reduction business Reconomy were crowned winners of this new category for 2019, which recognises employers that have sustainability at...

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Labour would help workers ‘take back control’

19 Nov 2019

A future Labour government would “rewrite the rules of our economy” and would help workers “take back control”, John McDonnell...

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CIPD Annual Conference: “Good work is about fairness and transparency”

6 Nov 2019

HR has a crucial role in promoting responsible and transparent leadership...

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