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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.
24 Feb 2006
Bank emphasises commitment to people with top role for HR chief.
7 Feb 2006
Mervyn Davies is a regular in the Times Power 100 list of influential business people. As group chief executive of Standard Chartered bank, he demands passion from his HR team, as Mike Berry discovered
15 Nov 2005
Professional services firm Deloitte has launched a £10m training academy that will offer free advice to HR directors.
14 Nov 2005
Chairmen and other executives are under pressure to devote greater time to investor relations and meeting regulatory requirements.
26 Oct 2005
A US chief executive has been suspended pending investigation of an unpaid American Express bill run up in a strip club.
20 Sep 2005
Non-executive directors have seen their pay increase twice as fast as other executives in the past year, according to research by KPMG.
9 Aug 2005
UK firms are being urged to conserve water.
5 Aug 2005
The HSE is investigating an on-site death at Heathrow's Terminal 5.
15 Jul 2005
Local authorities will have to ensure there are enough childcare places for all working parents in their area
6 Jul 2005
Most HR professionals back creation of human capital officer to ensure people data gets measured.
21 Jun 2005
By Noel O’Reilly in Barcelona
20 Jun 2005
EU proposals to make audit committees a mandatory requirement for all companies could prove counter-productive
3 Jun 2005
A Labour MP is to launch a private members Bill with the support of trade unions that would impose stringent safety duties on company directors, making them more personally accountable for workplace accidents or deaths
29 Mar 2005
US supermarket giant Wal-Mart has forced a director and three employees to resign after an investigation into the use of gift cards.
29 Mar 2005
The Civil Service has added seven new names to its list of commissioners.