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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section A of the 2016 UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Leadership', and highlights relevant third party...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section B of the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Effectiveness', and highlights relevant third party...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section 1 (Leadership and Purpose) of the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (2018 UKCG Code) and highlights relevant...

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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section 2 of the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (2018 UKCG Code), on ‘Division of responsibilities’, and highlights...

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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good governance in relation to board appointments and...

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Definition A public company must have a company secretary (as required by section 271 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)), who must have the requisite knowledge and...

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A ABISee Association of British Insurers. Association of British InsurersA trade association of the UK insurance industry, with a focus on corporate governance issues and...

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A director of a company limited by shares is exposed to a wide range of potential liabilities that could arise as a result of their acts or omissions carried out during...

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Directors, and in some cases shadow directors, owe numerous duties to a company. Many of those duties have been developed by the courts over hundreds of years from more...

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Since the report on the recommendations of the government-backed review by Lord Davies of Abersoch of gender diversity on listed company boards was released in February...

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This Practice Note summarises the board evaluation process and looks at what’s involved, why it’s done, common issues and pitfalls and relevant requirements and guidance....

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[To be typed on Company headed notepaper, including the company number] Private & Confidential [Enter name and address of director] [Enter date] Dear [enter name], This...

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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good practice in relation to leadership and effectiveness of...

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General role and responsibility of a non-executive director (NED) For information about the roles and responsibilities of NEDs, see Practice Note: Non-executive directors...

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The non-executive director (NED) is not a statutory creation and is, essentially, a creature of corporate governance. There is no legal distinction in the Companies Act...

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The concept of independence is key to provisions in the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) on board effectiveness, including on board and board committee...

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A director of a company limited by shares is exposed to a wide range of potential liabilities that could arise as a result of their acts (or omissions) carried out during...

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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), which is issued and administered by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the benchmark for good governance of listed...

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This guidance, dated July 2017, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), and the Henley Business School...

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This guidance note, dated September 2017, has been produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI) and the...

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This guidance, dated January 2008 and updated in 2013, was produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI) to...

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This guidance, dated July 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), is intended to be a guide to the...

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This guidance, dated July 2012, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI) to provide an industry view on the...

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This guidance, dated May 2011, was produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI) to provide an industry view on...

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This guidance, dated January 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), suggests ways in which...

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This guidance, dated July 2013, was produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI) to provide an industry view on...

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This guidance, dated July 2013, was produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI) to provide an industry view on...

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This guidance, dated March 2017 and updated in January 2020, was produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI)...

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This guidance, dated June 2013 and updated in January 2020, was produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI) to...

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This guidance, dated June 2013 and updated in January 2020, was produced by the Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI) to...

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