Corporate governance

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Amanda Staveley v Barclays: a financial defeat but a PR victory
The high-profile financier lost her high court claim but Barclays walks away wounded

Simon Goodley

26, Feb, 2021 @5:17 PM

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Tax abuse and money laundering is trapping billions in poverty, says UN
UN report claims up to 10% of the world’s wealth could be hidden offshore

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

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McKinsey leader Kevin Sneader ousted after crises
Partners oust head of world’s largest consultancy firm, before final round of leadership ballot

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @7:28 PM

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Climate crisis bigger concern than pandemic for Australian businesses, survey finds
Ernst and Young says results reflect pressure from investors to make sustainability a priority in decision making

Ben Butler

24, Feb, 2021 @7:14 AM

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Investors warn top UK firms over ethnic and gender diversity
Investment Association uses looming AGM season to issue ‘amber’ warnings to boards over lack of diversity

Julia Kollewe

24, Feb, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Number of FTSE 100 female directors rises by 50% in five years
Women now make up one in three boardroom roles at 350 top UK firms after review achieves target

Joanna Partridge

23, Feb, 2021 @10:30 PM

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AllianzGI warns it may vote down big payouts if firms have cut jobs
Asset manager says it will also scrutinise generous pay packages if companies have had state aid in pandemic

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

22, Feb, 2021 @5:50 PM

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No more fomo: top firms turn to VR to liven up meetings
Companies splash out on new tech and office design to cut commuting and usher in the new dawn of post-lockdown hybrid working

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

20, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Philip Green's Arcadia had £510m pension deficit when it collapsed
Owner of Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, Burton and Miss Selfridge owed creditors £800m

Sarah Butler

18, Feb, 2021 @9:24 PM

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Barclays boosts bonus payouts despite 30% fall in profit
CEO Jes Staley paid £4m with dividends to restart as bank sets aside £4.8bn for possible surge in loan defaults

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

18, Feb, 2021 @8:24 AM

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As KPMG’s boss has learned, caring about employees is now cool
Bill Michael, UK chair of the accountancy firm, had to step down amid protests after he told staff to ‘stop moaning’

13, Feb, 2021 @12:05 AM

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Autonomy co-founder's lawyers attack 'overweening' US extradition effort
Mike Lynch’s legal team tell court US is ‘not the global marshal of corporate world’ and case should be heard in UK

Rupert Neate

09, Feb, 2021 @2:47 PM

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