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Automation will set compliance officers free

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Features

Walt Pavlo: Daylight fraud - Read more

Walt Pavlo: Daylight fraud

07 November 2017

A reformed fraudster discusses organisational culture, pay inequality, blind trust in leadership, and how everything came together for him to create a perfect storm. Read more...

AGM antagonists can be turned into advocates - Read more

AGM antagonists can be turned into advocates

07 November 2017

Companies need to work with hostile shareholders to address negative sentiment and turn it into brand advocacy. Read more...

Cyber insurance can bolster digital defences - Read more

Cyber insurance can bolster digital defences

07 November 2017

Insurance can complement a considered cyber security strategy. Read more...

Maximising value from M&A - Read more

Maximising value from M&A

07 November 2017

Careful preparation is key to delivering real value on corporate actions. Read more...

Putting a lid on the LTIP jar - Read more

Putting a lid on the LTIP jar

07 November 2017

Government inaction will not halt criticism and reform of long-term incentive plans. Read more...

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Technical

Tax review: The labyrinth of benefits taxation - Read more

Tax review: The labyrinth of benefits taxation

07 November 2017

An anorak’s dispute over when a car is a van shows the need for reforms on how work benefits are taxed. Read more...

Reporting rules and the death of defined benefit - Read more

Reporting rules and the death of defined benefit

07 November 2017

Growing pension reporting rules have contributed to the demise of defined benefit schemes. Read more...

The EU, tax and the Apple of its ire - Read more

The EU, tax and the Apple of its ire

07 November 2017

The European Commission is suing Ireland over failure to recover ‘illegal state aid’ from Apple. Read more...

The FRC and the future of corporate reporting - Read more

The FRC and the future of corporate reporting

07 November 2017

The FRC is forecasting how technology can revolutionise corporate reports. Read more...

Employment review: A summer of legal bouts - Read more

Employment review: A summer of legal bouts

29 September 2017

Changes to injury to feelings compensation come alongside clarity on NED dismissal liability and holiday pay, says Lydia Newman. Read more...

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Careers

Company secretaries are moving to the top - Read more

Company secretaries are moving to the top

07 November 2017

Companies should embrace the high level of movement among company secretaries. Read more...

Governance professionals should take up extracurricular activity - Read more

Governance professionals should take up extracurricular activity

02 October 2017

A non-executive role with an academy trust is a professional challenge and a philanthropic opportunity. Read more...

Why governance professionals should give something back - read more

Why governance professionals should give something back

24 August 2017

A further education governance role is an opportunity for personal development and making a difference to the community. Read more...

Automation will set compliance officers free - read more

Automation will set compliance officers free

24 July 2017

New technologies and industry networks are freeing up compliance professionals for more rewarding activity, says Mark Brotherton of Lloyds Bank. Read more...

An evolving profession: part 2 - read more

An evolving profession: part 2

26 June 2017

Company secretaries taking the professional services route develop extensive marketable experience, says Leena Myers. Read more...

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News Analysis

News analysis

Weinstein and the end of wilful ignorance - Read more

Weinstein and the end of wilful ignorance

07 November 2017 by Henry Ker

Boards need to take immediate action to deal with cases of harassment. Read more...

Brace position: English law on strikes - Read more

Brace position: English law on strikes

07 November 2017

A series of airline industrial disputes flag the English legal restrictions on strikes. Read more...

10 reflections on boosting board ethnic diversity - Read more

10 reflections on boosting board ethnic diversity

23 October 2017 by Jimmy Nicholls

The latest iteration of the Parker review responds to recent events, recognises requests to broaden its purview, and warns its advice may become obligatory. Read more...

Pay ratios could lift the fog of unfairness - Read more

Pay ratios could lift the fog of unfairness

29 September 2017

Proposals to reveal the disparity in pay between CEOs and workers are unlikely to end a febrile debate. Read more...

Final toll for Bell Pottinger sounds governance warning - Read more

Final toll for Bell Pottinger sounds governance warning

19 September 2017 by Jimmy Nicholls

As a racially-tinged scandal wrecks Bell Pottinger, we ask what businesses can learn. Read more...

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Comment

Anthony Hilton

The gulf between governance and public expectations - Read more

The gulf between governance and public expectations

06 November 2017

Audit and governance need to evolve to make them relevant to the public. Read more...

Bernadette Barber

On pay, business leaders are hidden in an ivory tower - Read more

On pay, business leaders are hidden in an ivory tower

29 September 2017

We must sort out pay to realise workforce potential, says Bernadette Barber. Read more...

Guest Columns

The Institute needs to evolve - Read more

The Institute needs to evolve

07 November 2017

The approval of the two initiatives by members is just the beginning for ICSA. Read more...

It is time to usurp the shareholder - Read more

It is time to usurp the shareholder

07 November 2017

A radical rethink of governance is needed to salvage the UK’s economy. Read more...

Quick question

Is NEDs’ lesser knowledge of daily business vital to their effectively challenging executives? - Read more

Is NEDs’ lesser knowledge of daily business vital to their effectively challenging executives?

07 November 2017

Our community discusses whether non-executive directors have an edge if they lack knowledge. Read more...

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