Our Poll Reveals Biggest Corporate Governance Stories of 2017

 

 

Our latest poll in conjunction with the ICSA: The Governance Institute regarding key governance stories and events in 2017, was released today. The most pertinent issues highlighted by respondents (Senior Company Secretarial professionals) included the Government’s Green Paper on corporate governance reform, revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code and the implications of the BHS pensions ‘scandal’.

 

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11 December 2017

 

 

written by Jon Moores

CEO/ worker pay ratio will leave firms open to criticism without reducing inequality, our poll finds

 

 

The obligation to publish the pay ratio between chief executives and their average UK workers is unlikely to reduce pay inequality, but is likely to be used to unfairly criticise companies, our poll out this week in conjunction with the ICSA: The Governance Institute finds.

 

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12 October 2017

 

 

written by Mariza Dimaki

Our poll concludes that tension in the boardroom can be constructive

 

 

Conflict can be damaging, but tension is considered to play a positive role in the boardroom, our poll out today in conjuction with the ICSA: The Governance Institute finds.

 

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28 July 2017

 

 

written by Lena Vieira

Companies split over value of AGMs

 

 

Our poll out today in conjunction with the ICSA: The Governance Institute finds that only 36% of companies surveyed consider that the current system of annual general meetings (AGMs) is still valuable for companies. Almost a third (30%) feel that it is no longer valuable, while a further 34% of respondents are undecided.

 

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28 June 2017

 

 

written by Henrietta Hodgkiss

Opinion is divided on whether or not CEOs should take on role of chairman, our poll finds

 

 

Our poll out today in conjunction with the ICSA: The Governance Institute, finds that just one in seven organisations polled (14%) think that their CEO should go on to become their organisation’s chairman. Over half (52%) are against it, with a further third (34%) sitting on the fence.

 

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19 May 2017

 

 

written by Jon Moores
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