Crafting a Winning Strategy: What’s the Secret Sauce?

2016-11-21T17:42:27+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Governance|

One of the key tasks of any Board in the private, not-for-profit or public sector is to create a strategy for their organisation. Strategy is inextricably linked to good governance and effective risk management. The UK Corporate Governance Code at C.1.2: “Directors should include in their annual report an explanation of the strategy for [...]

Ten Top Tips for Effective Governance

2016-11-21T17:42:28+00:00 May 3rd, 2015|Governance|

How can you set up your governance systems to achieve results? Corporate governance has received increased attention in recent years as a result of high-profile scandals involving abuse of corporate power and, in some cases, unlawful activity by corporate officers. Governance is all about the way the organisations are directed, controlled and held accountable to [...]

An Ethics Code for Public Services?

2016-11-21T17:42:28+00:00 May 3rd, 2015|Governance|

Should private and third sector service providers be subject to the same ethical standards as public officials? That is the view of the Committee on Standards in Public Life in a recent report. The report considers the scope of the public services market – around £187bn is now spent by the public sector on [...]