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The virtuous circle of good charity governance

28 September 2020

ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute has today published a white paper looking at ‘The virtuous circle of good charity governance’. Compiled by Louise Thomson, Head of Policy (Not for Profit) at the Institute, the paper considers what governance is and how it works in relation to the charity sector, including linking good governance to organisational performance. Read more

ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute welcomes Companies House reform

25 September 2020

ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute has today welcomed the Government’s response to last years’ consultation on Corporate Transparency and Register Reform, in which the Government looked at options to enhance the role of Companies House and increase the transparency of UK corporate entities. Read more

‘Extending AGM flexibility will help companies to prepare properly,’ ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute advises

24 September 2020

ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute is delighted that the government has extended the flexibilities around the arrangement of company meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic included in the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the Act) to 30 December 2020. Read more

ESG white paper and maturity matrix seek to improve understanding within the charity sector

16 September 2020

ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute has published an ESG white paper and maturity matrix to help charities focus on the important environmental, social and governance issues that the sector needs to consider. Read more

Murray Tompsett joins ProShare

03 September 2020

ProShare and ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute are delighted to announce that Murray Tompsett has been appointed Head of ProShare, starting this October. Read more

The race is underway to find Guernsey’s top governance professionals

27 August 2020

Nominations are now open for this year’s ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute’s Guernsey Branch Annual Awards, which celebrate the accomplishments of Guernsey-based members and students of the Institute in the field of governance. Read more

Updated guidance about directors’ duties by The Chartered Governance Institute

25 August 2020

The Chartered Governance Institute has today published practical guidance for directors of companies about their general duties under the Companies Act 2006, which includes an additional section on the new section 172 reporting requirement. Read more

New insolvency and general meetings guidance for Not for Profits and Social Enterprises

18 August 2020

London, 18 August 2020 – The Chartered Governance Institute and Bates Wells have today published guidance around the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 which could provide some help to charities, social enterprises and mutuals in financial difficulty. A separate piece of guidance about holding general meetings during the current pandemic has also been published. Read more

52% of employees will continue to work remotely in the short term, poll finds

29 July 2020

According to a poll out today from The Chartered Governance Institute and governance recruitment specialist The Core Partnership, 52% of respondents will continue to work remotely for the next few months. 19% will go back to the office on a part-time basis, 19% will go back full time and an additional 10% specified another option. Read more

Governance expert Victoria Penrice named as new President of ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute

24 July 2020

ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute is pleased to announce that Victoria Penrice, a chartered governance professional with over thirty years of governance expertise, has been selected to be its new President, effective 1 August 2020. Read more

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