Corporate Governance Reform – Green Paper

Overview This Green Paper is designed to stimulate a debate on a range of options for strengthening the UK’s corporate governance framework, including options for increasing shareholder influence over executive pay and strengthening the employee, customer and supplier voice at boardroom level.   Download Document   (more…)

FRC – Guidance on the Strategic Report

Overview The guidance encourages that the information provided in annual reports should be more relevant to shareholders. With that in mind, the guidance is framed in the context of the annual report as a whole. In practice, an annual report comprises a number of components. The information contained in each of these components has different…


Liability of Non-Executive Directors: Care, Skill and Diligence

Overview This guidance note is designed to help non-executive directors avoid a range of penalties – from fines, through to disqualification and imprisonment – if they fail to carry out their various duties. Prospective non-executives are also advised to undertake their own due   diligence before taking on the role, satisfying themselves that the company is…


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…


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…


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…)