Debt advice business ‘debts.co.uk’ is to float this week without any
non-executive directors on its board, raising concerns among investors.
The move, which goes against corporate governance guidelines, means the
company will come to market without an independent member of the board to advise
One investor said in The Times that the company’s argument that
non-execs have been lined up for after the company comes to market was a ‘lame
The London Stock Exchange said there was no requirement for AIM companies to
have non-executive directors and it was up to investors to decide whether to
invest in the company or not.
"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a matter of serious concern," say Supreme Court judges
Changes to the tax system is urged to support the growth of entrepreneurs, found a report from the Grant Thornton UK, the Institute of Directors, and the Prelude Group
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season