Governance


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Apr, 18

How getting your company pay structure right is the first step to good governance

Corporate pay structure

It seems as if we cannot go a couple of weeks without executive and C-level pay in the news as another scandal hits. But why is the pay structure of organisations so newsworthy? The reason why this has become such big news is that it happens all too frequently at companies of all sizes, but… Read more »


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Feb, 18

Football is attracting big money, but not being run like big-business

governance in football

The largess and excess of those closely connected with modern day football are well documented and attract scrutiny from all corners of the media and most of the general public. The latest TV rights package for the English Premier League was sold recently for just shy of £4.5 billion for 3 years at the time… Read more »


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May, 17

Does your organisation understand the role of the Company Secretary?

The role of the Company Secretary

When we began conducting our research on the visibility of different board members, we didn’t know what to expect, but we were still surprised by the startling results that we did receive. We asked 1,000 employees of companies with more than 500 staff to name different members of their board. It came as no surprise… Read more »


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Mar, 17

Increased regulation means governance spotlight will turn even fuller on FS

Board portal

Financial Services (FS) has always been an industry that is heavily regulated. However, recent updates from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) mean that for companies within FS – particularly asset managers – the governance spotlight is going to get a lot brighter.  Last year’s introduction of the senior managers and certification regime for banks, building… Read more »


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Jul, 16

Do you recognise these characters in your fairytale boardroom?

Dwarfs In the boardroom

Everybody loves a good fairytale, especially us. The one we’ve been talking about recently in our office is Snow White and her ensemble of dwarfs, which some say – has a striking resemblance to those characters that you meet in a typical boardroom meeting. You can probably name just about all of the seven dwarfs,… Read more »