Corporate governance and directors' duties

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25 June 2010

Of particular interest, in an HR/employment context, are the changes relating to best practice for executive remuneration and executive accountability.  The Code also explicitly addresses the issue of diversity, in particular the lack of women in boardrooms, by stating that appointments to the board, whilst based on merit, should take account of the benefits of diversity, including gender.

Please click here for our briefing on the new UK Corporate Governance Code – What you need to know.

We have also prepared a guidance note on the responsibilities and duties of a company director, which is relevant for all companies, including private companies.  Please click here for this note.

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