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.


Major investor takes stand on gender diversity on FTSE 350 boards

Legal & General Investment Management – one of the UK’s biggest investors in the stock market – has promised to...

Insider threats: How an IT security company keeps itself safe

29 Jan 2018

How does an IT security company ensure its own employees don’t pose a risk? With insider threats on the rise...

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Carillion workers “face uncertain future” after collapse

16 Jan 2018

Thousands of workers face uncertainty after Carillion, the UK’s second largest construction company, went into liquidation yesterday.
The company went...

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How will millennial managers shape the future?

6 Dec 2017

Millennial employees now dominate the workforce, and it won’t be long before they’re running those same organisations. So what can...

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Corporate governance proposals rule out workers on boards

6 Dec 2017

A shorter, sharper code of corporate governance proposed by the Financial Reporting Council appears to confirm that that the Government...

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Broken promises and emoji buttons: What’s next for Sports Direct?

12 Sep 2017

As Mike Ashley’s company hits the headlines again for its working practices, can it overcome its problems or do the...

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Listed companies must publish pay ratios under new law

29 Aug 2017

All listed companies will have to publish the pay ratio between bosses and workers, under new corporate governance reforms being...

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Liberal Democrat manifesto: guarantees for EU workers and stricter corporate governance

17 May 2017

The Liberal Democrat Party’s official manifesto has been released today and includes a raft of proposals around employment rights, equality...

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Criminal law and fatalities in the workplace: what HR needs to know

13 Apr 2017

Fatalities in the workplace are a challenge for HR and the stakes are high with the potential for criminal charges,...

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MPs call for executive pay ratios and workers on remuneration committees

5 Apr 2017

Workers will be represented on remuneration committees...

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Sir Philip Green agrees to pensions payout of £363 million

28 Feb 2017

Sir Philip Green has agreed with the Pensions Regulator to offer a cash settlement of £363 million to plug the...

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Government publishes Green Paper on future of defined-benefit pensions

20 Feb 2017

The Government has launched a consultation into the future viability of defined-benefit pension schemes.

Pensions resources
Consultation launched into corporate...

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Private companies should be subject to corporate governance rules

12 Feb 2017

Large private businesses, including the likes of John Lewis, Arcadia and Virgin Atlantic, should have to follow the same corporate...

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Is legislation the answer to fat cat bonuses and poor corporate governance?

27 Jan 2017

With employee representation off the agenda, should the Government bring in new corporate governance regulations to make executive pay fairer...

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Rolls-Royce bribery fine: Four steps to reducing risk in your organisation

23 Jan 2017

Rolls-Royce last week agreed to pay hundreds of millions of pounds to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the US justice...

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