This training course has been designed for senior finance or non-finance executives who are one or two levels below main board, or newly appointed board directors, whether executive or non-executive.
Forthcoming events and webinars
A one-day CPD training course that examines in detail the principles of corporate governance in the UK and how they should be applied.
Practical training and certification programme designed to provide current and aspiring NEDs with the knowledge and understanding to carry out their roles effectively.
CABA free personal and professional development e-learning courses
Webinars and other recordings on demand
Succession planning for board members, both senior executives & NEDS – it’s an area that is often on the to do list but needs to be documented, shared and reviewed. A panel of respected board members and specialist advisors consider the current state of play and what organisations need to do to be on the front foot.
Beatriz Araujo & Jo Hewitt, Baker McKenzie and Joan Medland, PwC discuss the role and duties of directors.
Stuart Jubb, MD of Consulting at Crossword Cybersecurity, and Nikki Cole, an experienced Non-Executive Director, discuss the processes that Boards should have in place to manage their cybersecurity risks.
Martyn Scrivens, Chair of the ICAEW's Internal Audit Advisory Panel and Martin Robinson, consultant for the Fraud Advisory Panel and advisor to the Chartered Institute of Internal Audit, look at the role of internal audit and its use in preventing, detecting and responding to fraud.
Sophie Black, Partner at Mercer and John Davies, Associate Director at EY share their views on the value and importance of culture in an organisation. Both speakers share details of their research into organisational culture and how culture can be measured.
Angela Crawford-Ingle, Chair of Audit & Risk Committees at Beazley plc, Swinton Insurance and River and Mercantile Group, and Tim Copnell, Founding Chairman of KPMG’s UK Audit Committee Institute share best practice in leading an effective Audit Committee.
Ian Foxley, whistleblower and Dino Bossi, Addveritas share their views on the benefits of whistleblowing and the system that should be in place to support people.
Jennifer Janson, Six Degrees and Jamie Harley, PwC discuss the potential impact of social media on reputation, how best to manage this risk and use social media to the benefit of the organisation.
Articles and features
Excessive pay has been a growing source of public anger in recent years. Despite being snobbishly dismissed as populist prejudices, public perceptions of executive pay practices are largely accurate.
Regulatory reforms in 2015-2016 sought to open up the audit market. However, 97% of FTSE 350 audits are still carried out by the Big Four.
In recent years the length of board packs has increased significantly, especially in financial services, often surpassing a thousand pages. This information overload can hamper board members’ ability to think clearly, and thus their ability to make challenges where appropriate.
ICAEW’s Corporate Finance Faculty is consulting on its guidance for preparers of prospective financial information (PFI).
Directors’ duties to ‘have regard to’ a wide range of stakeholders has been with us since the Companies Act (2006). Stakeholders includes company employees.
Many will be familiar with the duty in s172 of the Companies Act 2006 which requires directors of UK companies to consider the principle of "enlightened shareholder value" when making decisions.
The 2018 PwC Building Public Trust Awards took as their theme ‘celebrating openness’
The UK is witnessing a battle to restore trust in business. Governance is more in the spotlight than at any time since the ‘Maxwell years’ which immediately preceded the 1992 Cadbury report.
Corporate Governance Community newsletters
Access existing newsletters for the Corporate Governance Community.
A blog from Michael Izza about the two landmark reports on the audit market.
What makes an Audit Committee effective?