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Trump’s ‘really big news’ on tax could be delivered this week

The latest batch of GDP figures and US President Donald Trump’s address to a joint sitting of Congress will be the big-ticket items for this week.

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National Union of Students: Trustee to Students’ Union

No salary, Expences covered: National Union of Students: Students’ Unions acr Trustee to Students’ Union Recruiter: National Union of Students Location: Students’ Unions within the UK Salary: No salary, Expenses covered Posted: 13 Feb 2017 Closes: 14 Mar 2017 Job Function: Board Member, Trustees Industry: Business Development, Education, Legal Position Type: Permanent Students’ Unions across the UK are looking […]

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Tennant Creek residents want health checks after asbestos revelations

After it was discovered children had been playing amongst exposed asbestos, locals fear for their health.

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Boardroom diversity climbs list of priorities

A survey from PwC finds diversity has moved up the agenda for boards following research across two dozen countries while the firm concludes governance is becoming less ‘board-centric’ and more of a shareholder model.

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Do company boards need an expert in cyber security and technology?

Cyber security is at the top of boardroom agendas. Stephen Bonner asks whether boards need a member who is a dedicated cyber security expert.

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The Port of Tyne: Chair

Chair Recruiter: The Port of Tyne Location: South Shields, Tyne and Wear Salary: Competitive Posted: 12 Feb 2017 Closes: 11 Mar 2017 Ref: 61457 Job Function: Board Member, Chair Industry: Transport / Logistics,Engineering, Import / Export, Logistics Position Type: Permanent The Port of Tyne, the largest UK trust port, is an independent statutory body governed by its own, […]

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Julalikari corporation under special administration after community criticism

One of Australia’s largest Indigenous corporations is put under special administration after ongoing community concerns that it is failing to deliver services in the Northern Territory’s Barkly region.

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Untangling corporate governance

The UK’s Corporate Governance Code has remained largely unchanged since its introduction in 1992. Chris Hodge examines how we can realign its purpose to match today’s expectations of what it ought to achieve.

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Watchdog confirms call for new powers over company directors

Finance Reporting Council seeks powers to prosecute company directors, monitor governance reporting and calls for remuneration committees to have an expanded role.

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Government told shareholder engagement ‘does not work’

The current system of shareholder engagement “does not work” and is the answer to many of the problems affecting UK corporate governance, according to a group representing individual shareholders in the UK. ShareSoc said shareholder committees should be mandated for FTSE 100 companies now and the issue revisited after two years to consider of committees…

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