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Agile leadership post-COVID-19: the skills required to stay ahead of the pack

Agile leadership post-COVID-19: the skills required to stay ahead of the pack

10 June 2021

In this article Maria Brookes discusses the speed of change that many organisations around the world have been forced to adopt since COVID-19 hit and the skills that those in a leadership role have had to develop. Read more

The Rise of the Company Secretary

The Rise of the Company Secretary

07 June 2021

Lockdown has thrust one position very much front and centre of corporate life – the company secretary. The role has been evolving for some years, but the Covid crisis has really sped up its development into a dynamic, highly sought-after position, central to the effective running of companies across the UK. Read more

Why cognitive diversity is set to be a major driver of boardroom capability and business performance

Why cognitive diversity is set to be a major driver of boardroom capability and business performance

24 May 2021

Cognitive diversity within the boardroom is increasingly in focus following its inclusion in the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code. Read more

Nasdaq Governance Solutions discuss how the Parker Review has impacted ethnic diversity in boardrooms

Nasdaq Governance Solutions discuss how the Parker Review has impacted ethnic diversity in boardrooms

19 May 2021

In this article Nasdaq Governance solutions discusses the Parker Review, what the study reveals, and how it has influenced ethnic diversity in the boardroom. Read more

Celebrating success

Celebrating success

14 May 2021

In this article Sara Drake, Chief Executive of The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland, reflects on the virtual graduation ceremony we held to celebrate the exam success and professional achievements of over 300 graduates and members on 13 May. Read more

Powering digital transformation with modern governance

Powering digital transformation with modern governance

06 May 2021

As the pandemic unfolded and home working became mandatory, boards and legal departments were forced to rapidly implement digital alternatives. To respond to these diverse pressures, boards have had to work faster, with a deeper level of insight than ever before, and this change of pace is set to become the status quo. Read more

Why employee share ownership must form part of the post-COVID-19 economic recovery

Why employee share ownership must form part of the post-COVID-19 economic recovery

29 April 2021

Over the past year, the Social Market Foundation (SMF) has been undertaking new research into employee share ownership in the UK. Read more

Human rights, governance and modern slavery in the UK

Human rights, governance and modern slavery in the UK

28 April 2021

In this article Boglarka Radi considers the potential impact of modern slavery as a governance issue. Read more

Hello The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland, goodbye ICSA

Hello The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland, goodbye ICSA

26 April 2021

This year marks 130 years since the Institute first came into existence. It started life in 1891 as the Institute of Secretaries and today represents the interests of governance professionals around the globe. Read more

Government’s response to the Law Commission report on technical issues in charity law

Government’s response to the Law Commission report on technical issues in charity law

22 April 2021

In this blog, Louise Thomson FCG, Head of Policy (NFP) at The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland, outlines some of the Key recommendations presented by the Law Commission. Read more

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