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Governance Watch - Issue 23

Governance Watch - Issue 23

Far-reaching revisions

The UK’s corporate governance watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) on December 5th revealed its proposals for a revised Corporate Governance Code and as promised, it is “shorter and sharper.” I covered the release in my blog Board Talk with the headline UK Looks To The Future With New Corporate Governance Code.

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.