The body will make its plea in its submission to the government review of NEDs, led by investment banker and accountant Derek Higgs, according reports.
It will call on NEDs to ‘stand up and be counted’ going so far as to say they should resign if corporate governance rules are breached.
Furthermore it wants greater representation of NEDs on company boards – rather than current guidelines which say a third of the board should be independent, the NAPF wants this to be increased to a half.
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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