Corporate Governance Code

The Government’s latest Cyber Governance Health Report

The Government’s latest Cyber Governance Health Check Report, published July 2017, details the responses of a FTSE 350 survey (105 respondents), highlighting that ‘there is a growing understanding of how businesses could be impacted by a cyber incident that affects their key assets.’ The report also highlighted that Cyber risk of FTSE 350 boards is…

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FTSE 350 Cyber Governance Health Check

Overview Cyber security continues to rise up the board agenda with major incidents becoming increasingly commonplace across a range of industries. This risk is not about to fade away, but will likely intensifying the years ahead as companies continue to digitise more of their operations. The reality is that cyber security is an internet-age issue…

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Governing Culture: Risk & Opportunity?

Overview This guide explores in detail what board leadership of purpose, values and culture means in practive. It describes each of the six key pillars in more detail and gives examples of what the best boards do. It also shows, for each pillar, the relevant section from the ‘agenda of boards’ differentiating between the questions…

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The Essential Trustee

Overview Charity trustees are the people who share the ultimate responsibility for governing a charity and directing how it is managed and run. They may be called trustees, the board, the management committee, governors, directors or something else. This guidance explains what being a trustee involves, including what trustees do, who can be a trustee…

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Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors

Overview The role of internal audit is to provide independent assurance that an organisation’s risk management, governance and internal control processes are operating effectively. Internal auditing is a dynamic, exciting career. It gives you unique insight in to your organisation and its strategy. Internal auditors look at the big risks and issues that the organisation…

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Quoted Companies Alliance

Overview Quoted Companies Alliance is an independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-sized quoted companies. They provide guidance subjects such as remuneration committees, corporate governance, audit committees and many more.   Click here to find out more   (more…)

Hampel Committee, Final Report – January 1998

Overview The importance of corporate governance lies in its contribution both to business prosperity and to accountability. In the UK the latter has preoccupied much public debate over the past few years. Business prosperity cannot be commanded. People, teamwork, leadership, enterprise, experience and skills are what really produce prosperity. There is no single formula to…

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Walker Review of Corporate Governance of the UK Banking Industry

Overview The original Terms of Reference for the review are to examine corporate governance in the UK banking industry and make recommendations, including in the following areas: the effectiveness of risk management at board level, including the incentives in remuneration policy to manage risk effectively; the balance of skills, experience and independence required on the…

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