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Cost calculator reveals the true cost of board meetings

17 May 2018

A new cost calculator developed by Board Intelligence and ICSA: The Governance Institute has revealed that a single board meeting at a FTSE 100 company in a regulated sector like financial services can cost up to £250,000 and over a 100 days of preparation, while even a small charity with turnover of less than £10 million will typically devote 20-25 days to the task at a cost of up to £4-5,000. Read more

ICSA releases new report to help improve attitudes and behaviour in sport

16 May 2018

ICSA: The Governance Institute has launched a new report looking at ‘Organisational culture in sport’, which finds that cultural issues are under-discussed at board level. It also highlights the fact that success in embedding culture and values cannot be achieved by boards alone. Read more

ProShare move to ICSA

01 May 2018

The London Institute of Banking & Finance and ICSA: the Governance Institute today (1 May) announced that ProShare, the voice of the employee share ownership industry in the UK, is moving to ICSA. Read more

Dr Roger Barker completes speaker line-up at ICSA Jersey Annual Conference

18 April 2018

Dr Roger Barker, Corporate Governance Advisor at the Institute of Directors has been confirmed as a speaker at this year’s ICSA: The Governance Institute’s annual conference in Jersey on 26 April. Read more

The jury’s out about annual reports, new poll finds

12 April 2018

Companies are undecided about whether the quantity of information contained in annual reports is a good or a bad thing according to a survey of governance professionals by ICSA: The Governance Institute and recruitment specialist The Core Partnership. Some 39% of respondents feel that companies are required to disclose too much information, while a similar amount (38%) disagree and 23% are unsure. Despite this, a clear majority of respondents (78%) believe that annual reporting is still a useful exercise for stakeholders, with only 7% believing it is not and 15% unsure. Read more

ICSA publishes new guidance on charity trustee eligibility

29 March 2018

ICSA: The Governance Institute has today released guidance for charities on trustee eligibility as part of its efforts to bolster good governance in the sector. The guidance, which is freely available to all, focuses on constitutional and legal considerations, Charity Commission waivers, disqualification, due diligence and senior manager implications. Read more

Leading role of Isle of Man’s governance professionals is focus of ICSA conference

22 March 2018

The vital role that the island’s governance professionals can play in ‘Managing Risk, Leading Change’ is the theme of this year’s ICSA: The Governance Institute’s annual conference in the Isle of Man. Taking place at the Sefton Hotel on 9 May, the conference will focus on the importance of values and ethics, as well as the challenges and benefits that cyber security, equality laws, reputation management and stakeholder engagement might offer Isle of Man businesses. Read more

Leading role of Jersey’s governance professionals is focus of ICSA conference

12 March 2018

The leading role that Jersey’s governance professionals can play in ‘Managing Risk, Leading Change’ is the theme of this year’s ICSA: The Governance Institute’s annual conference at The Royal Yacht Hotel in St Helier. Taking place on 26 April, the conference will focus on data protection, stakeholder engagement and what proposed revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code might mean for Jersey. Read more

ICSA seeks greater alignment between Governance Code and Companies Act

08 March 2018

In its response to the Financial Reporting Council’s consultation on proposed revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code, ICSA: The Governance Institute has called for greater alignment between the Code and Section 172 of the Companies Act 2006. Read more

ICSA Guernsey Conference to focus on leading role of governance professionals

06 March 2018

The bold role that Guernsey’s governance professionals can play in ‘Managing Risk, Leading Change’ is the theme of this year’s ICSA: The Governance Institute’s annual conference in Guernsey. Taking place at the St Pierre Park Hotel on 25 April, the conference will focus on the challenges and potential benefits that Brexit, blockchain, GDPR and UK Corporate Governance Code revisions might offer Guernsey. Read more

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