FRC – Guidance for Boards and Board Committees

Overview The FRC issues guidance and other publications to assist boards and board committees in considering how to apply the UK Corporate Governance Code to their particular circumstances. These publications cover board effectiveness, audit committees, risk management, internal control and related financial and business reporting.   Click here to find out more   (more…)

Prudential Regulation Authority

Overview This page contains latest news, the background and key changes to the accountability regimes for PRA regulated firms, together with links to materials and information on forms and policy development, and what’s coming up.   Click here to find out more   (more…)

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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