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501 questions and answers for company directors and company secretaries

Basic company information for the benefit of directors and company secretaries.

Accounting ethics

This book is a thorough and engaging exploration of the ethical issues that accountants encounter in their professional lives.

Accounting principles for non-executive directors

Explains the key elements of a listed company's annual report and accounts.

Audit committee handbook, The (5th edition)

Comprehensive guide to audit committee responsibilities. The 4th edition of this title (2004) is also available from our Ebook Central subscription.

Auditing the risk management process

Guide to auditing the risk management process, including developments in risk management which are relevant to auditors.


A guide to the new auto-enrolment legislation aimed at company secretaries and employers.

Boardroom disputes

Designed to assist boards with the issues and legal considerations involved in boardroom disputes.

Boardroom realities: building leaders across your board

Looks at building leaders across a board, with the latest trends in board leadership and performance as well as talent management for the board and the C-suite.

Boards that deliver

Guide for CEOs and directors on advancing corporate governance from compliance to competitive advantage.

Building better boards: a blueprint for effective governance

Presents practical advice on how to build better boards.

Business ethics and values

Introduces students to the complexities and principles of ethical issues.

Business ethics: a case study approach

Explores issues relating to ethics and ethical behavior in organisations

Business ethics: the ethical revolution of minority shareholders

Looks at why and how companies do not act ethically towards their minority shareholders.

Changing auditors

Provides an explanation of the statutory rules on auditor appointment, the termination of the old auditor’s appointment, and professional and contractual matters.

Charity law and governance: a practical guide

Guidance on the legal and regulatory framework within which both registered and unregistered charities in England and Wales operate.

Company director's desktop guide

A practical guide for company directors.

Company filings

Practical guide to company filing in the UK, covering when and how to file company information.

Company secretary's desktop guide (6th edition)

A comprehensive guide to the complex legislation and procedures governing all aspects of the Company Secretary’s role. The 4th edition of this title (2007) is also available from our MyiLibrary subscription.

Company secretary's handbook (11th edition)

An authoritative guide to company secretarial practice. Detailed commentary is accompanied by over 80 precedents. The 5th edition of this title is available through our Ebook Central subscription.

Corpocracy: how CEOs and the business roundtable hijacked the world's greatest wealth machine - and how to get it back

A critical overview corporate governance from a US perspective.

Corporate governance handbook

The ICSA Corporate Governance Handbook provides full explanations of the statutory and regulatory regime applicable to listed companies but also addresses how governance best practice might be applied by private companies, including subsidiaries.

Corporate governance: a practical guide for accountants

A user-friendly guide to compliance for corporate accountants.

Corporate governance: a practical guide to the legal frameworks and international codes of practice

An introduction to governance for directors and executives.

Corporate insolvency

Looks at the law of corporate insolvency in England and Wales.

Corporate reputation, the brand and the bottom line

A guide to reputation management and PR.

Creating and implementing an ethics policy

A framework for writing and implementing the best corporate ethics policy for an organisation.

Developing leadership talent

A book for human resource or organization development professionals responsible for designing leadership development and talent management.

Director's guide (5th edition)

The ICSA Director's Guide explains all the core duties and liabilities of being a director from appointment to resignation, including disclosures, shareholder relations and corporate governance.

Directors' dilemmas: tales from the frontline

A book of practical guidance for company directors.

Directors' disclosures

Overview of the disclosure requirements for directors of a UK-incorporated company.

Directors' remuneration

Overview of the legislation and regulatory regime relating to directors' remuneration for UK companies..

Dividend payments

Looks at the steps involved in paying dividends and the rules that restrict the amounts companies can pay out.

Doing business with China: avoiding the pitfalls

A guide to working with and within China.

Driven to the brink: why corporate governance, board leadership and culture matter

A collection of stories about how inadequate governance and flawed culture caused a massive destruction of shareholder value.

Enron and world finance: a case study in ethics

An analysis of the Enron case from the point of view of corporate practice and ethics.

Environmental reporting

Covers on environmental reporting requirements in the UK, including the measurement of environmental impacts.

Essentials of business ethics: creating an organisation of high integrity and superior performance

A practical guide to managing ethics in organisations.

Finance director's handbook

Guide to the duties of modern finance directors.

Financial accounting for decision makers

This book focuses on the ways in which financial statements and information can be used to improve the quality of decision making. Coverage of developments to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) including an update to the discussion of the Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting. Recent changes to corporate governance provisions are explained. Chapter 12 now includes more detail about the role of the auditor.

Handbook of board governance, The: a comprehensive guide for public, private, and not-for-profit board members

This title provides comprehensive, expert-led coverage of all aspects of corporate governance for public, nonprofit, and private boards. Provides practical guidance and expert insight relevant to board members across the spectrum to aid the building of a more effective board. Written from the United States perspective.

How the City really works: the definitive guide to money and investing in London's Square Mile

The key institutions, products and professions of the City of London.

ICCA handbook of corporate social responsibility, The

Best practice guide to CSR for large companies.

IFRS, fair value and corporate governance: the impact on budgets, balance sheets and management accounts

IFRS for managers and business professionals.

Intellectual property, finance and corporate governance

This book advances Intellectual Property reporting in alignment with the key corporate governance principles of transparency and disclosure. It analyses the juncture between the IP ecosystem; corporate finance and accounting for intangibles; and corporate governance.

Internal control policies and procedures

A how-to manual to quickly and effectively put a successful program of internal controls in place. Complete with flowcharts and checklists, this essential desktop reference is a best practices model for establishing and enhancing your organization's control framework

Managing business risk: a practical guide to protecting your business

A guide to all major topics of concern for risk management.

Modern internal auditing (7th edition)

A complete guide to the process and profession of internal auditing. The 6th edition of this title (2005) is also available from our Ebook Central subscription

No small change: why financial services needs a new kind of marketing

This book takes the form of a 13-point practical manifesto arguing that the fast-changing financial services world urgently needs to rethink the whole of its approach to marketing. The thirteen chapters look at the key components of the new approach.

Non-executive director's handbook (4th edition)

An essential source of reference and route map for the position of Non-executive director. Contains case studies and checklists throughout.

Not-for-profit audit committee best practices

The role of audit committees from an American perspective.

Professional services marketing: how the best firms build premier brands, thriving lead generation engines, and cultures of business development success

Guide to marketing from a US perspective.

Raising venture capital

Guide to the fundamentals of the venture capital industry.

Responsible leadership

An introduction to business ethics.

Routledge dictionary of business management, The

Business management for students and working professionals.

Running board meetings: how to get the most from them

Guide to preparing for and chairing meetings with a board of directors.

Statutory registers

Considers the provisions of the Companies Act relating to the establishment and maintenance of statutory registers.

Subsidiary governance

Offers practical tips for establishing an effective corporate governance framework.

Sustainable investing: the art of long-term performance

This book charts how sustainable investing has involved, what impact it has today, and what prospects are emerging for the years ahead.

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