The Boardroom Blog
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 | Posted by: Grant Thornton
| Tags: Ian Wilson,
Given unprecedented fiscal pressures inherited by the new UK Government, there is an increasing recognition that the UK will have to reassess how it seeks to assert itself militarily. Given the poor condition of the country’s public finances, it is a widely-held view that the UK simply cannot afford to buy and support military assets to simultaneously project air, sea and land force capabilities on a global scale; nor can it expect to address several major conflicts while maintaining effective security at home.
Friday, August 27, 2010 | Posted by: Grant Thornton
| Tags: LSE,
Lloyds Banking Group,
Grant Thornton Manchester is hosting a private dining experience to explore the opportunities, threats, challenges and debates surrounding AIM.
Thursday, August 26, 2010 | Posted by: Fiona Cullinan
| Tags: governance,
Inconsistencies in annual reports between the corporate narrative and the external audit figures are becoming more of a focus for the
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 | Posted by: Fiona Cullinan
| Tags: innovation,
What questions should you be asking this year if you’re sitting on a retail board? Following on from our survey post last week
Friday, August 06, 2010 | Posted by: Grant Thornton
| Tags: Board,
UK Corporate Governance Code,
Financial Reporting Council
A well designed decision making process is one of the most important characteristics of an effective board. As such boards should not allow themselves to be influenced by a dominant personality or have “no go” areas for non-executives.
Ask yourself - is such a situation familiar to you?