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GSK's sustainability story

GSK's sustainability story

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Niamh O’Sullivan: Good governance is a virtuous circle

Niamh O’Sullivan: Good governance is a virtuous circle

29 June 2018

Niamh O'Sullivan, company secretary at Cancer Research UK discusses how good governance is the lynchpin of an effective organisation. Read more...

Unilever's sustainability story

Unilever's sustainability story

29 June 2018

Sustainability is at the heart of value creation for Unilever. Read more...

GSK's sustainability story

GSK's sustainability story

29 June 2018

Focused content and external insight make GSK a joint winner of ICSA’s sustainability disclosure of the year. Read more...

Tom Morrison Essay Prize: Focus on the subsidiaries

Focus on the subsidiaries

28 June 2018

An extract from the winning submission for the Tom Morrison Essay Prize. Read more...

Plug the board in to cyber risk

Plug the board in to cyber risk

28 June 2018

Director engagement is essential to effective cyber security. Read more...

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Technical

What constitutes 'the final straw' for constructive dismissal?

What constitutes 'the final straw' for constructive dismissal?

28 June 2018

Assessing whether an old breach can be revived for constructive dismissal, while complexity abounds in parental leave cases and new clarification is issued on dress codes. Read more...

Financial statements often warp the numbers

Financial statements often warp the numbers

28 June 2018

Alternative performance measures, and even EPS, can distort financial statements. Read more...

Crackdown on gun jumping with mergers

Crackdown on gun jumping with mergers

28 June 2018

There is a global crackdown on companies failing to pre-notify authorities about mergers. Read more...

Are directors going overboard?

Are directors going overboard?

26 June 2018

Rigid voting recommendations on directors’ commitments risk boards losing out on talent. Read more...

Employment Appeal Tribunal clarifies rules on ‘bumping’ staff - Read more

Employment Appeal Tribunal clarifies rules on ‘bumping’ staff

14 May 2018

Employment round-up looks at Vento bands, discussions during proceedings breaks, and full particulars for Employment Tribunal claims. Read more...

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Careers

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...

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...

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News Analysis

News analysis

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...

Companies House's online registration needs fixing - Read more

Companies House's online registration needs fixing

15 May 2018 by Jimmy Nicholls

The conviction of a whistleblower protesting the ease of registering with Companies House shows flaws in the system. Read more...

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...

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Comment

Anthony Hilton

Overhaul for audit needed

Overhaul for audit needed

27 June 2018

The assurance business needs a reboot. 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

The social case for diversity can stand alone - Read more

The social case for diversity can stand alone

24 May 2018 by Jimmy Nicholls

Businesses can pursue diversity as a societal good, even against a varied business case. Read more...

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...

Quick question

Was your organisation fully compliant with GDPR on 25 May?

Was your organisation fully compliant with GDPR on 25 May?

28 June 2018

Our community looks at how compliant they are with the new legislation. Read more...

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