The Core Partnership Market Survey 2022

We are pleased to announce that our latest survey is now available – The Market Survey 2022. This is our most comprehensive survey to-date and based on responses sent to over 5,000 Company Secretaries and governance professionals in May and June. As well as carrying out a detailed analysis of salaries and benefits in this

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The Company Secretary Market Survey 2022

With inflation at its highest rate in 30 years, we’re witnessing salaries rise rapidly too – but to what extent have things changed in the past 12 months? We’re keen to put the spotlight on the Company Secretarial and Governance market once again. Of course, we will look at salaries, bonuses and packages, but we’re

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Investor Activism Boom in the UK

Although not a new concept, shareholder activism has been prominent in the news – and likely in UK Boardrooms – in recent weeks and months. A combination of factors, including Brexit, the pandemic and robust corporate governance, have seen activist investors migrate from a saturated US market to Europe and the UK particularly, with the

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Vital board support under threat as governance professionals at risk of burnout

According to a poll by The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland and governance recruitment specialist The Core Partnership, 82% of company secretaries have seen their workloads increase since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with 49% stating that their workloads have increased significantly. Despite this, the permanent headcount in secretariat teams has only increased

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