Corporate reform

Entrepreneurship education boosts social mobility, and not just for startup founders 

Having a great idea for a product or service is seldom enough to become a successful entrepreneur. It is often a key component, but there are many other skills required.  

Dismantling the organisational impact of white supremacy

It is easy to march for the marginalised. But to stand against a system of supremacy takes grit, authenticity and power. White supremacy serves the leaders at the top of the corporate hierarchy –...

SFO vs Petrofac: lessons from a compliance perspective

On 4 October 2021, Petrofac Limited was sentenced following guilty pleas to seven counts of failing to prevent bribery. Petrofac must pay a fine of £47 million by February 2022 and a further £29.5...

Europe leads global average for female board representation

Over a third (34%) of European companies have a woman on the board, making it the world’s leading continent for gender representation in 2021.

UK workplaces must start providing tangible support to social justice causes

When it comes to corporate social responsibility, how do we ensure that our workplaces are not fixating on easy wins and are pushing for creating change?

Investing in infrastructure could create more than a million jobs, says TUC

?Fast tracking spend on projects such as broadband networks, green technology, transport and housing could create 1.2 million jobs by 2022, according to a new report by the Trade Union Congress (TUC).

Calling on CSR to incite international change

The culture of governance worldwide must change from fundamentally competitive to fundamentally collaborative.

Uber's diversity targets receive mixed reaction

Uber has announced it will tie some executives’ bonuses to diversity targets in an attempt to increase representation of women and other minority groups

RemCos must cap executive pay and appoint employee reps, say MPs

Large companies should better share profits with staff by curbing exec pay, a select committee report has said. But critics highlight how long academics and politicians have been suggesting such...