Boards and sustainability; The role of the Company Secretary

The Amazon fires, extreme weather phenomena and the Extinction Rebellion marches in London, prompted by climate change breakdown, biodiversity loss and ecological collapse, have brought the conversation on sustainability to the forefront of the media and the public’s mind. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors have also been a hot

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Overtime and Productivity

Overtime and productivity are out of step, poll finds Regularly working more than contracted hours is not leading to an increase in productivity accordingly to a poll out today from ICSA: The Governance Institute and recruitment specialist The Core Partnership. The poll reveals that 72% of company secretaries surveyed work beyond their contracted hours in

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Increased staff retention is the biggest benefit of flexible working, our poll finds

The Governance Institute and recruitment specialist The Core Partnership reveals that 92% of organisations surveyed offer flexible working arrangements with staff retention considered as the greatest upside. The majority (76%) of respondents stated that their organisations offer a combination of remote working, flexi-time, part-time working and job sharing. Just 12% offer remote working only and

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