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Tom Morrison Essay Prize: A question of ethics

Tom Morrison Essay Prize: A question of ethics

Features

Sacha Sadan: ESG is now mainstream

Sacha Sadan: ESG is now mainstream

27 July 2018

Sacha Sadan FCIS, director of corporate governance at Legal & General Investment Management, talks about why ESG issues are more than a passing fad. Read more...

The Wates principles: Supporting governance in private companies

The Wates principles: Supporting governance in private companies

27 July 2018

As the regulatory gaze turns onto the country’s large private companies, the new Wates governance principles offer a framework for reporting. Read more...

Moving disability up the governance agenda

Moving disability up the governance agenda

25 July 2018

With disability affecting 15% of the world’s population, forward-thinking organisations are already building a more inclusive future. Read more...

A guide to better board reporting

A guide to better board reporting

25 July 2018

New guidance to refine the flow of information to the board and transform decision making. Read more...

David Lock: The importance of serving with integrity

David Lock: The importance of serving with integrity

25 July 2018

The master of the WCCSA discusses his time helping to rebuild higher education systems after conflict in Iraq and Libya, and the work of the WCCSA in supporting the company secretarial profession. Read more...

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Technical

For charities, digital offers both opportunity and risk

For charities, digital offers both opportunity and risk

25 July 2018

But there is a wealth of guidance available to help. Read more...

Is the plug about to be pulled on the gig economy?

Is the plug about to be pulled on the gig economy?

25 July 2018

Pimlico Plumbers’ case raises questions about how employment status is defined, while employers need to be mindful when dealing with sickness absence for employees with disabilities. Read more...

Tax: 'Free' wine and VAT liability

Tax: 'Free' wine and VAT liability

25 July 2018

An M&S meal deal trips up over VAT, a guide to reporting on corporate interest restriction rules, and advice around paying family members for work. Read more...

Construction contracts are a contest

Construction contracts are a contest

25 July 2018

Courts will only overturn public procurement in exceptional circumstances. Read more...

A retrospective of twelve years of governance

A retrospective of twelve years of governance

25 July 2018

Reflections on changes faced by company secretaries over the past twelve years. Read more...

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Careers

Weighing up experience and qualifications

Weighing up experience and qualifications

26 July 2018

Sponsored: Employers should consider the value of experience against academic credentials. Read more...

How ICSA branches can help you

How ICSA branches can help you

29 June 2018

ICSA’s extensive network of branches offers support and opportunity for governance professionals. Read more...

Social networks can help unlock your career potential

Social networks can help unlock your career potential

28 June 2018

Sponsored: Combining digital and real-world networking will help maximise your potential. Read more...

Work experience lets candidates try governance for size - Read more

Work experience lets candidates try governance for size

15 May 2018

ICSA has developed guidance to help support companies to offer work experience. Read more...

How to attract talent to the company secretary profession - Read more

How to attract talent to the company secretary profession

14 May 2018

Sponsored: Outside of pay, personal development, leadership and agile working are key to recruitment. Read more...

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News Analysis

News analysis

TSB's IT migration might be more than a reputational glitch

TSB's IT migration might be more than a reputational glitch

24 July 2018

TSB’s handling of its IT migration reveals the importance of managing reputational risk. Read more...

Shareholder protests get personal

Shareholder protests get personal

20 July 2018 by Henry Ker

The rise in shareholder protests against individual directors shows the public register is having an impact. Read more...

Diluted standards of corporate governance

Diluted standards of corporate governance

27 June 2018 by Henry Ker

The FCA’s decision to lower listing requirements for sovereign-controlled companies risks undermining the UK’s esteemed financial markets. Read more...

Carillion failings can be traced back to trouble at the top

Carillion failings can be traced back to trouble at the top

25 June 2018

Many of the biggest governance failings at Carillion could be the result of a flawed leadership. Read more...

This AGM season faces a shifting climate - Read more

This AGM season faces a shifting climate

15 May 2018 by Jimmy Nicholls

Investors are demanding firms do more on environmental and social issues, including board diversity and climate change. Read more...

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Comment

Anthony Hilton

Mergers: The market share

Mergers: The market share

24 July 2018

Sainsbury’s bid for Asda is perhaps naïve in its optimism. Read more...

Bernadette Barber

Governance proposals risk forfeiting flexibility

Governance proposals risk forfeiting flexibility

27 June 2018

Dropping governance exemptions for smaller companies could be a backwards step. Read more...

Guest Columns

A new name for the international Institute

A new name for the international Institute

25 July 2018

We hope members will support the international Institute’s proposed change of name. Read more...

The vitality of social mobility

The vitality of social mobility

24 July 2018

Business’s reluctance towards social diversity flies in the face of logic. Read more...

Quick question

Do you think the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) has had a positive impact on the market?

Do you think the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) has had a positive impact on the market?

25 July 2018

On the two-year anniversary or MAR's introduction, our community looks at its influence. Read more...

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