UK Corporate Governance Code


The Governance Advisory Practice
Board succession planning is less about the proverbial “bus test” and more about maintaining a fully capable, competent, and functioning board that is equipped with the necessary skills, experience, independence and diversity of thought to properly discharge the duties of a board. This holds true in whichever sector the board is operating. There is very good guidance available from organisations such as the ICSA and the IoD. That said, there is no substitute for having the services and guidance of a good corporate secretary to […]

Succession Planning for your Board of Directors – Corporate Governance


There were a number of changes made to the risk sections in the latest update of the FRC’s UK Corporate Governance Code, some of which were highlighted in the FRC’s press release on its publication . The new Code applies to accounting periods beginning on or after 1 October 2014. At the same time as publishing the Code, the FRC published Guidance on Risk Management, Internal Control and Related Financial and Business Reporting. This reflects the relevant requirements of the updated Code, and integrates and […]

Risk and the UK Corporate Governance Code