As part of its election campaign the Labour Party recently published ?Rewriting the Rules: Labour?s vision for corporate governance, accountability and regulation?. Nigh on every paragraph, sends the reader into a world of delusion.
With the accountability of leaders being a major theme,?Ortus Strategies’?Jos? Hernandez unveils lessons from 2018 CEO mistakes.
A myriad of companies suffered crises last year that threatened, if not destroyed their reputations, which shows the importance of acting on poor corporate governance.
The corporate environment is changing, with leaders facing increasing personal responsibility for the reputations and ethical standing of the organisations they oversee.
What prime minister Theresa May promised in her manifesto regarding corporate governance and excessive executive pay has fallen flat according to many.
The government’s green paper on corporate governance focuses on three areas for parliamentary debate: executive pay, strengthening the employee and wider stakeholder voice and extending current corporate governance regulations to large private businesses.
Central to most media attention is the assumption that somehow bad corporate governance is to blame for the scandal of the moment ? that is, that the systems of checks and balances meant to prevent abuse by executives have failed.
Though it was by coincidence, the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) review of corporate governance comes hours before Sport Direct’s annual general meeting (AGM) – where shareholders will allegedly pressure billionaire tycoon Mike Ashley for a change.
2012 was the year it rained, save for those few brief weeks when London hosted the Olympic Games. However, for the investment community the year is remembered for the awakening of investor disquiet through the annual general meeting season, the Shareholder Spring.
When it comes to motivating a workforce and getting the most out of them, it's important to consider a combination of incentive, engagement and empowerment tools – something that can me much easier for an SME than a large corporate.
Don’t ignore your board ??? ensure you evaluate your board every year. Not sure how to? Here’s how to get going.