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Why governance professionals should give something back

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Features

Vicky Browning: Charity governance after Oxfam - Read more

Vicky Browning: Charity governance after Oxfam

18 April 2018

The chief executive of ACEVO discusses the Oxfam scandal, ensuring reputation does not outweigh cause, and the positive reaction from the voluntary sector. Read more...

Directors must now navigate the 3D boardroom - Read more

Directors must now navigate the 3D boardroom

18 April 2018

Managing disruption, digitisation and diversity is core to good leadership. Read more...

GDPR will force us to properly govern data - Read more

GDPR will force us to properly govern data

17 April 2018

With the arrival of the regulation, organisations must embrace greater privacy rights in order to handle data. Read more...

End the stakeholder tug of war - Read more

End the stakeholder tug of war

16 April 2018

It is time to ditch archaic divisions in favour of more balanced consideration of all stakeholders. Read more...

Investors are pressing boards on executive pay - Read more

Investors are pressing boards on executive pay

16 April 2018

Remuneration will once again be the main issue of contention between companies and investors. Read more...

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Technical

Voting guidance for the 2018 AGM season - Read more

Voting guidance for the 2018 AGM season

18 April 2018

The latest PLSA and ISS voting guidelines on directors’ and auditors’ resolutions. Read more...

UK redraws the boundaries of employment - Read more

UK redraws the boundaries of employment

17 April 2018

The government responds to fears the law has fallen behind modern work, while the courts clarify collective bargaining, garden leave and public interest whistleblowing. Read more...

Trump's tax cuts will play havoc with reported earnings - Read more

Trump's tax cuts will play havoc with reported earnings

17 April 2018

US deferred tax reforms could lower firms’ reported profits in the short term, but will raise them over time. Read more...

Court of Appeal ruling shows how courts might handle global cartels - Read more

Court of Appeal ruling shows how courts might handle global cartels

17 April 2018

The recent judgment considered the effects of complex international supply chains. Read more...

EU Qualcomm fine bolsters credibility on IT competition - Read more

EU Qualcomm fine bolsters credibility on IT competition

05 March 2018

The European Commission's €1 billion penalty shows little fear of US complaints of favouritism. Read more...

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Careers

How businesses can accommodate millennials at work - Read more

How businesses can accommodate millennials at work

16 April 2018

Sponsored: Employers need a change in mindset to maximise the potential of the new generation. Read more...

Awareness, behaviour, commitment: The ABC of personal impact - Read more

Awareness, behaviour, commitment: The ABC of personal impact

06 April 2018

Three simple steps to develop your presenting skills. Read more...

ICSA's qualifying programme will open doors for governance professionals - Read more

ICSA's new qualifying programme will open doors for governance professionals

07 March 2018

Why we are updating and refocusing its qualifying programme for the next generation. Read more...

Governance professionals could use a guiding hand - Read more

Governance professionals could use a guiding hand

26 January 2018

ICSA’s mentoring scheme offers bespoke, confidential support to help governance professionals fulfil their potential. Read more...

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...

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News Analysis

News analysis

Bribery Act case flags need for active prevention - Read more

Bribery Act case flags need for active prevention

17 April 2018

The outcome of a failure to prevent bribery case shows how seriously prosecutors are taking compliance. Read more...

Insolvency reforms threaten directors with greater liability - Read more

Insolvency reforms threaten directors with greater liability

06 April 2018 by Jimmy Nicholls

Recent corporate failures could prompt more scrutiny for directors who sell or close companies, and protect supplier payments. Read more...

The corporate governance lessons from Carillion's collapse - Read more

The corporate governance lessons from Carillion's collapse

06 March 2018

The failure of the outsourcing firm will feed debate over directors’ duties, remuneration and clawback conditions. Read more...

After Oxfam, charities cannot bury their heads over misconduct - Read more

After Oxfam, charities cannot bury their heads over misconduct

05 March 2018 by Jimmy Nicholls

Sexual misconduct allegations make the case that burying problems only makes them worse in the long run. Read more...

Presidents Club: Charities face tough decision over tainted donations - Read more

Presidents Club: Charities face tough decision over tainted donations

05 March 2018

Our experts debate when it is appropriate for charities to refuse or return donations. Read more...

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Comment

Anthony Hilton

Spurning ousted executives is a waste of valuable experience - read more

Spurning ousted executives is a waste of valuable experience

18 April 2018

UK businesses’ refusal to forgive veterans of corporate failure is a mistake. Read more...

Bernadette Barber

Business is a biosystem, not an isolated organism - Read more

Business is a biosystem, not an isolated organism

07 March 2018

Companies can learn from their wider stakeholders, but must prioritise among different inputs. Read more...

Guest Columns

It is time for boards to shape corporate culture - Read more

It is time for boards to shape corporate culture

18 April 2018

Updates to the UK Corporate Governance Code will spur directors to keep tabs on behaviour. Read more...

Britain should consider a united code of governance - Read more

Britain should consider a united code of governance

17 April 2018

The UK’s divergent codes could learn something from the King Report’s approach. Read more...

Quick question

Do you think organisations are required to disclose too much information in annual reports? - Read more

Do you think organisations are required to disclose too much information in annual reports?

12 April 2018

Our community considers whether annual reports could be usefully slimmed down. Read more...

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