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Questioning the role of the executive director

Questioning the role of the executive director

Features

Dr Nneka Abulokwe: It is about people first and the governance follows - read more

Dr Nneka Abulokwe: It is about people first and the governance follows

01 October 2018

The founder and CEO of MicroMax Consulting, talks about how winning the hearts and minds of employees and fostering a culture of accountability is all core to her vision of governance as a strategic enabler. Read more...

The value of kindness in corporate leadership - read more

The value of kindness in corporate leadership

01 October 2018

An oft-overlooked attribute in successful leadership, kindness potentially holds the key to rebuilding trust in business. Read more...

A guide to strategic reporting - read more

A guide to strategic reporting

01 October 2018

Consideration of wider stakeholders and non-financial matters form the context for the FRC’s revised Guidance on the Strategic Report. Read more...

Ethical pressure on employees is rising - read more

Ethical pressure on employees is rising

01 October 2018

With employees facing an increasing number of ethical challenges at work, organisations need to offer support and guidance on doing the right thing. Read more...

Next generation governance

What does the next generation of governance look like?

01 October 2018

New research from ICSA into the next generation of the profession points toward an expanding remit for governance and concerns about excessive regulation. Read more...

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Technical

A look at the new governance code requirement for AIM companies - read more

The new governance code requirement for AIM companies

01 October 2018

Under AIM Rule 26, AIM-listed companies must follow and report on a recognised corporate governance code. Read more...

Root and branch reform of national security screening

Root and branch reform of national security screening

01 October 2018

The UK Government is looking to extend the national security screening regime of foreign investments. Read more...

Employment law: A matter of privilege

Employment law: A matter of privilege

01 October 2018

A warning that legal advice from lawyers may not always be privileged, while further action is planned over sexual harassment protection. Read more...

Short-sighted approach to short life assets

Tax: A short-sighted approach to short life assets

01 October 2018

Examining the oft-overlooked tax treatment of short life assets, and the complexity of tax relief for property investors. Read more...

The bright side of charity governance

The bright side of charity governance

01 October 2018

A healthy culture and ethical consideration is important for charities to achieve good. Read more...

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Careers

Introducing the ICSA's new competency framework

Introducing the ICSA's new competency framework

01 October 2018

ICSA has developed a competency framework to identify the characteristics of good professional performance and support career development. Read more...

Asking for a promotion or pay rise

Asking for a promotion or pay rise

03 September 2018

Sponsored: Preparation and mindset are key to achieving progression in your role. Read more...

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...

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News Analysis

News analysis

Why employee ownership matters - read more

Why employee ownership matters

01 October 2018

Employee share ownership can play an important role in the public debate on economic equality. Read more...

Loan sharks are circling

Loan sharks are circling

01 October 2018

Wonga’s collapse is arguably a victory for increased regulation, but deeper changes are still needed to protect the vulnerable. Read more...

Reviewing the UK's approach to sporting success

Reviewing the UK's approach to sporting success

03 September 2018

UK Sport’s funding strategy consultation is an opportunity to review our interpretation of sporting achievement. Read more...

Facebook shows no man is an island when it comes to governance

Facebook shows no man is an island when it comes to governance

03 September 2018

Following Facebook’s stock-market plunge, questions should be asked of its governance practices. Read more...

An open approach will help close the gender pay gap - read more

An open approach will help close the gender pay gap

27 August 2018

Greater context and accuracy is needed from companies for gender pay gap reporting to have an impact. Read more...

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Comment

Anthony Hilton

Ratings agencies are still cause for concern - read more

Ratings agencies are still cause for concern

01 October 2018

Ten years on from the financial crash and the ratings-agencies conundrum has still not been resolved. Read more...

Bernadette Barber

On the road to corporate enlightenment

On the road to corporate enlightenment

01 October 2018

Despite progress, the mission to improve corporate behaviour still has a long way to go. Read more...

Guest Columns

Questioning the role of the executive director

Questioning the role of the executive director

03 September 2018

Greater attention on the role of executive directors will help board effectiveness. Read more...

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...

Quick question

Will section 172 reporting improve consideration of wider stakeholders?

Do you think the new section 172 reporting requirements will improve companies’ consideration of their wider stakeholders?

03 September 2018

As new reporting requirements are introduced, our community reflects on the possible impact. Read more...

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