News releases

Read the latest news and updates from The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland

Chancellor’s review of the Company Share Option Plan is welcome, but a piecemeal approach misses a better opportunity to reform employee share plans, says ProShare

29 March 2022

Responding to the Chancellor’s Spring Statement, ProShare – the voice of UK employee share ownership (ESO) – is calling for a comprehensive review of all tax-advantaged employee share plans rather than the piecemeal approach proposed. Read more

CGIUKI responds to publication of ‘Schools, opportunity for all’ white paper

28 March 2022

Commenting on publication today of the Department for Education’s ‘Schools, opportunity for all’ white paper on the reform of academy trusts, Louise Thomson, NFP Policy Lead at The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland (CGIUKI) said:. Read more

Cyprus Integrity Forum and the Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland strengthen the Business Integrity Forum programme

21 March 2022

The Cyprus Integrity Forum (CIF) and the Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland (CGIUKI) have announced a significant strategic collaboration whereby the CGIUKI will support CIF’s Business Integrity Forum (BIF) programme. Read more

Parker review of ethnic diversity on boards shows excellent progress being made

16 March 2022

The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland (CGIUKI) welcomes publication today of the update report from Sir John Parker’s review committee on Improving the Ethnic Diversity of UK Boards. Read more

Plans for gender parity at board and senior leadership level exceeding expectations says Chartered Governance Institute for UK & Ireland

08 March 2022

Nearly 50% of UK companies and not for profits have plans to reach gender parity at board level according to the results of a snapshot survey of governance professionals, conducted by the Chartered Governance Institute for UK & Ireland (CGIUKI) in association with The Core Partnership. Read more

FRC review indicates encouraging early signs of large private company reporting, says The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland

23 February 2022

The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland (CGIUKI) welcomes publication today of a report from the Financial Reporting Council, conducted with the University of Essex, which shows that the Wates Principles are the most widely adopted corporate governance code used by large private companies. Read more

FTSE Women Leaders Review shows significant boost for women in senior roles, says The Chartered Governance Institute

22 February 2022

London, 22 February 2022 – The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland (CGIUKI) welcomes publication today of the first report published by the FTSE Women Leaders Review which shows that almost 40% of UK FTSE 100 board positions are now held by women, gaining the UK an impressive second place in international rankings for female board representation. Read more

Fan led review of football press statement

26 November 2021

Good governance is at the heart of bridging the gap between the role of the football club in society and its role as a private business.”says The Chartered Institute of Governance UK & Ireland. Read more

Institute of Hospitality wins ‘Diversity & Inclusion Initiative of the Year’ honour at CGIUKI 2021 Awards

18 November 2021

The Institute of Hospitality (IoH) saw two recent Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) initiatives recognised when BBC Breakfast presenter and Strictly Come Dancing contestant Dan Walker handed the IoH the award for ‘Diversity & Inclusion Initiative of the Year’ at The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland’s 2021 Awards at the London Park Lane Hilton Hotel last night. The Awards recognise those individuals, teams, projects and initiatives that demonstrate exemplary governance and help organisations to better serve their stakeholders and society in the process. Read more

easyJet plc wins prestigious governance award as secretariat team is named ‘Team of Year’ at the CGIUKI 2021 Awards

17 November 2021

easyJet plc’s company secretariat team has been named ‘Team of the Year’ at The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland’s 2021 Awards, after helping the Luton-based company to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and emerge well-positioned to benefit from the post-pandemic recovery. The Awards, which were hosted by BBC Breakfast presenter and Strictly Come Dancing contestant Dan Walker at the London Park Lane Hilton Hotel last night, recognise those individuals and teams who have excelled in good governance, helping their organisations to better serve their stakeholders and local communities in the process. Read more

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