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Public services riddled with poor governance

Public services riddled with poor governance

The National Audit Office (NAO) has found that the public services market is riddled with poor governance. Read more

Percentage of women on boards not the only measure of diversity

Percentage of women on boards not the only measure of diversity

The percentage of women on boards is not the only measure of diversity, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) points out, as the First Women Summit reveals the 10 most improved boards for gender diversity. Read more

ICO given new powers to audit NHS

ICO given new powers to audit NHS

The Information Commissioner’s Office has been given new powers to force NHS authorities to be audited for compliance with the Data Protection Act. Read more

Parliament consulting on NI Corporation Tax Bill

Parliament consulting on NI Corporation Tax Bill

The UK Parliament is consulting on the Northern Ireland Corporation Tax Bill as part of its consideration in the House of Commons. Read more

Highest value of fraud detected by Councils

Highest value of fraud detected by Councils

The highest value of fraud worth £188 million was detected by England’s councils in 2013/14, a ten-fold increase since 1990. Read more

Tesco plagued by succession woes as Chair steps down

Tesco plagued by succession woes as Chair steps down

Tesco is plagued by succession woes as its chair Sir Richard Broadbent has announced he is stepping down after a bigger financial hole is found. Read more

New chair of The Pensions Regulator sets out priorities

New chair of The Pensions Regulator sets out priorities

The new chair of The Pensions Regulator has set out his strategic vision and priorities in his first major speech to the industry. Read more

Academy school regulations ‘too weak’

Academy school regulations ‘too weak’

Regulations for academy schools are ‘too weak’, according to a report commissioned for the Education Select Committee. Read more

GSK charged and fined for bribery by China

GSK charged and fined for bribery by China

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been charged with bribery by the Chinese courts and has been fined £297 million. Read more

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