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Key topics

Introducing basic information on corporate governance in the UK and beyond.

What is corporate governance?

A simple definition of corporate governance as given.

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What is corporate governance?

The purpose of corporate governance is to facilitate effective, entrepreneurial and prudent management that can deliver the long-term success of the company.

Our thought leadership

Exploring new ideas for the corporate governance debate.

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Five questions, new challenges

The ICAEW thought leadership 'Dialogue in Corporate Governance' presents five questions arising from changes in capital markets and how they affect the foundations of existing corporate governance frameworks.

Corporate governance briefing in UK and beyond

Summary of latest regulatory and other developments with links.


Corporate Governance Briefing

Updates on UK, EU and other developments. This paper provides a brief update on governance developments since the last Corporate Governance Committee meeting.

Audit Firm Governance Code

The Audit Firm Governance Code applies to eight audit firms that together audit about 95% of the companies listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.

ICAEW in corporate governance

With over a half of its members in business, we promote better corporate governance.

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ICAEW's role in corporate governance

Over half of our 147,000 members are in business, and many of them sit on boards or have senior positions running companies. Our members in practice support the flow of reliable information between companies and their stakeholders.

Talk Accountancy Forum

Join the corporate governance debate: connect and reflect.

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