Corporate Boards

Accountability Matters And Should Never Be Ducked By Leaders

John Tizard | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Politics
John Tizard

In the public sector, above all others, this is very damaging for democracy and our trust in government at all levels. Effective accountability can strengthen such trust, as it can in every sector. Leaders have a duty of care in this regard. Let them more consistently honour this duty.

'Impressive' Rise In Number Of Women Directors On Boards

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Politics

Women now account for just over a fifth of directors on boards of top companies after a "culture change" in British business over the past three years...

A Decent Deal for Workers

Jim Sheridan | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Jim Sheridan

Employee representatives would make the UK fairer for all. They would reduce the excessive salaries we have seen in recent years: energy bosses raking in millions while crippling their customers with eye-watering price rises; or bankers gambling with customers' money while raking in bonuses, despite their losses... Directors won't like it, but it is time the UK economy started working for everyone, not just the 1%.

Mandatory Tendering of UK Audits - A Better Approach Was Missed

Richard Leblanc | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK
Richard Leblanc

Make no mistake: this is a major change and will shake up the cozy relationships some audit firms may have with their clients. Even this change is more significant than what was expected (I would have predicted 9-12 years). The Competition Commission is serious.

Charlie Thomas

Nine Steps To A More Diverse Workplace | Charlie Thomas | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

Diversity in the workplace has become the buzz phrase in business, following the ongoing EU row on whether or not to enforce gender quotas. As the ...