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ICSA renamed The Chartered Governance Institute in wake of members’ consultation

ICSA: The Governance Institute has changed its name to become The Chartered Governance Institute. It’s a move which mirrors the change in name of the international professional body of which it is a division. Clarifying the reason behind the name change, president John...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019
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Organisations’ understanding of data “not greatly improved by GDPR” warns ICSA

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has not yet led to a substantial improvement in organisations’ understanding of their data. That’s according to the results of a poll conducted by ICSA: The Governance Institute in conjunction with...
Posted On 30 Jul 2019
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ICSA: The Governance Institute appoints Sara Drake as organisation’s next CEO

ICSA: The Governance Institute has announced the appointment of Sara Drake as the successor to CEO Simon Osborne, who’s due to step down at the end of June. Drake will join ICSA in early March as CEO Designate before formally taking over as CEO on 1 July. Drake was...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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“Brexit fears crystallise as economic gloom takes hold of UK plc” finds ICSA survey

A survey of FTSE 350 companies finds just 2% of respondents predicting an improvement in UK economic conditions as concerns about the impact of Brexit start to hit home, with 73% predicting damage to their company as a result of Brexit. The latest Boardroom Bellwether Survey...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019
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CMA’s attempt to improve UK audit market “risks putting the cart before the horse” warns ICSA

ICSA: The Governance Institute has expressed concerns that the UK audit market will not improve unless issues of education, training and trust are first addressed. The Institute also believes that the statutory audit services update paper published by the Competition and Markets...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018
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Board-level action on employee well-being and mental health “inadequate” finds ICSA poll

Fewer than half of those organisations polled by ICSA: The Governance Institute and governance recruitment specialist The Core Partnership have considered employee well-being and mental health at Board level. Just 45% of Boards have considered these issues, 34% haven’t done...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Government unveils new powers designed to disqualify “reckless” company directors

Directors who dissolve companies in order to avoid paying workers or pensions could now face hefty fines or be disqualified from running a business for the first time. The Government is to press ahead with new plans to safeguard workers, pensions and small suppliers when a...
Posted On 27 Aug 2018
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ICSA: The Governance Institute celebrates rise of governance at 2017 awards ceremony

ICSA: The Governance Institute has recognised companies, individuals and teams that are leading the way in corporate reporting, investor engagement and good governance at the organisation’s 2017 awards ceremony. The premier event in the governance calendar was hosted by...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017
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ICSA releases guidance to improve Board-level awareness of GDPR responsibilities

ICSA: The Governance Institute has released guidance to facilitate conversations between Boards of Directors and those within organisations responsible for dealing with data to help them cope more effectively with the implications of the forthcoming EU General Data Protection...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017