corporate governance reform

Governance Watch - Issue 7

Governance Watch - Issue 7

Employment practices

The rise of the so-called ‘gig economy’ has focused fresh attention on worker’s rights in Britain at a time when corporate governance reform is on the agenda. Since the last Governance Watch, there have been many stories in the media headlines focusing on employees at a variety of businesses from the point of view of how they are treated on worker’s rights. At time of writing the latest media coverage is of the delivery company Hermes.

Governance Watch - Issue 5

Governance Watch - Issue 5

Executive Pay

There has been no shortage of headlines screaming of shareholder and stakeholder concern around levels of executive pay at publicly listed businesses. This concern has also been reflected in the UK Government’s consultation on corporate governance reform, and the report from the Parliamentary Select Committee, just out.