A review of non-executives commissioned by the government has highlighted the issue of a lack of women on company boards but has ruled out new laws or statutory quotas to address the problem.
Instead it is thought that companies will have to explain on what basis they have chosen certain directors and how the selection process occurs. The move fits in with what is expected from the Higgs report on non-executive directors, which is also thought to suggest voluntary measures instead of regulation.
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The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements