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What is the Stakeholder Theory of Corporate Governance?

The Stakeholder Theory of corporate governance has been developed extensively in the UK, and has…

Fixing the Troubles with UK Board Packs

UK directors aren’t happy with the board packs they are receiving, a recent survey shows.

UK: 3 Reasons that Data Protection is on the Radar of Company Secretaries

As companies prepare for the biggest shake-up in data protection legislation in a generation, with…

UK: The Need for Better Governance

It was in the wake of the BHS scandal in 2016 that UK Prime Minister…

UK Healthcare: Importance of Cybersecurity

Ransomware attacks in May 2017 brought down the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) for a…

How Directors Use Board Portals to Manage Shareholders’ Engagement

In the UK, shareholder engagement has become a top priority for boards of directors. Not…

The Secrets of Success as a Board Member

Being a board member offers a welcome variety of experience. But successful directors offer some…

The Issues Your Board Members Should Be Paying Attention to for 2018

According to surveys by PwC and Willis Towers Watson, the top concerns for UK boards…

How a Board Portal Supports Directors in Takeover Bids

The context of directors’ roles in takeover bids has become complex and challenging. First,…

UK: Boards, Management of GDPR and Board Portals

Directors are specifically mandated to manage data protection risk, under the General Data Protection Regulation…