Tag Archives: UK Corporate Governance Code

Why governance professionals should promote the Galileo Principle

There may seem little in common between Galileo and company secretaries and other governance professionals, but bear with me! Galileo (1564 – 1642) lived towards the end of the Renaissance period, a time of social and cultural change which produced other great cultural polymaths such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. Galileo was known as

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The least-discussed change to the 2014 Code … and why company secretaries provide the solution

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has finalised its two-yearly review of the UK Corporate Governance Code (Code). What is interesting is not the much-heralded changes – around organisational sustainability, risk, and remuneration – which has generated the most commentary, though hardly anyone can have been surprised with the outcome. If you haven’t seen the new

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