FRC Guidance on Board Effectiveness
The FRC has released the 2018 Guidance on Board Effectiveness, to be used by companies alongside the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code. Both will be effective from 1st January 2019.
UK Corporate Governance Code
The FRC has released the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code which puts the relationships between companies, shareholders and stakeholders at the heart of long-term sustainable growth in the UK economy. The new shorter, sharper Code is the product of extensive consultation.
Accounting and Financial Reporting Updates - What you need to know
The Hampton-Alexander Review is an independent review body which builds on the excellent work of the Davies Review to increase the number of women on FTSE 350 boards. The review has a joint focus to improve women’s representation at board level and in senior leadership positions two layers below the board and continues to adopt a voluntary business-led approach.
2017 Non-Executive Directors Awards - The Results
We are living in an era where the importance of Non-Executives is growing, where their influence resonates across media, politics, company boardrooms and all aspects of corporate governance. The NED Awards recognise the achievements of Non-Executive Directors within the Business and Not-For-Profit/Public Sector communities.
FT-ICSA Boardroom Bellwether Report: Winter 2016
The 2016 Winter FT–ICSA Boardroom Bellwether Report canvasses the views of the company secretaries of the FTSE 350 to find out how boards are addressing the challenges of the economy and market conditions.
Cyber Security: balancing risk and reward with confidence
There is now a higher expectation that boards have a handle on the critical risks to their business – and cyber risks are no exception. Non-Executive Directors in particular, as the independent conscience of the board, are well placed to challenge the status quo and ask probing questions in this area.