The Boardroom Blog
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 | Posted by: Simon Lowe
| Tags: governance,
Corporate Governance Review,
comply or explain,
Our 10th annual Corporate Governance Review highlights the current trends and challenges that face the FTSE 350. While the UK’s top performing companies have made considerable achievements over the last decade, the review shows where the new focus areas lie.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 | Posted by: Grant Thornton
| Tags: report,
The acquisition of Cadbury plc by the US-based Kraft Food Inc in 2010 caused a public outcry and political debate on the UK takeover regime. As a result, new rules have come into force on UK public company takeovers. What are the key amendments, and how will they impact future M&A and takeover activity?
Tuesday, November 01, 2011 | Posted by: Paul Mewett
| Tags: Board,
Social media – what’s the worst that can happen? Quite a lot, as Qantas found out, when a social media crisis hit both its share price and its world-famous reputation for safety. Grant Thornton’s Internet Intelligence team reviews the story and suggests ways in which companies can implement a social media risk management strategy.