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Rachel Reeves MP keynote speech

Rachel Reeves MP, Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, delivered a keynote speech launching the committee’s report into the future of audit in Chartered Accountants’ Hall on 2 April 2019.

Succession planning for Boards, Executives and NEDs… it’s now a must have not a nice to have!

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.

Directors duties and responsibilities

Beatriz Araujo & Jo Hewitt, Baker McKenzie and Joan Medland, PwC discuss the role and duties of directors.

Building your cybersecurity defences

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.

A new approach to executive pay

In July 2019, ICAEW and Hermes convened a senior panel of remuneration committee chairs and investors to explore whether a new approach to executive pay is needed. Realigning executive pay is an essential part of restoring trust in business.

How do you know if your audit committee is effective

Audit Committees are playing an increasingly critical corporate governance role in terms of their leadership on financial reporting, internal controls, risk management and the internal and external audit functions.

One year into gender pay gap reporting

The Gender Pay Gap Reporting Regulations came into force in April 2017 and so by now all organisations employing over 250 relevant employees have published (or should have) two annual reports. The reports consist of six metrics that quantify the difference in hourly pay and bonuses for men and women as well as the percentage of men and women in the highest and lowest earning quartiles of the workforce.

Smaller Listed and AIM Quoted Companies

Designed to give investors, and other users, the ability to assess the financial integrity of a company, financial reporting and compliance with relevant reporting frameworks is an essential tool for holding management to account. More than this, high quality financial reporting can contribute to a strong and efficient economy by improving transparency and liquidity and thereby lowering the cost of capital.

Governance briefing

Updates on UK, EU and other International developments from the Corporate Governance Committee

Corporate Governance Community newsletters

Access existing newsletters for the Corporate Governance Community.

July 2019 - A new approach to executive pay?

In July 2019, ICAEW and Hermes convened a senior panel of remuneration committee chairs and investors to explore whether a new approach to executive pay is needed.

April 2019 - ICAEW Chief Executive responds to BEIS Committee report on competition in the audit market

Rachel Reeves MP launched the report at Chartered Accountants Hall on 2 April.