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There are more Davids and Johns on Premier League boards than women. Could more female representation help clubs with reputational risk?
Affirmative Action Attacked
Advice for Apollo
How does one of the world’s biggest asset managers put the lid on a scandal?
Honking for humans
End of the Rose
The Farage bank scandal does responsible business a favour.
How to do AI
The government and central bank are calling for “wage restraint”. But with workers facing surging housing costs, what are employers supposed to do?
The UK has a debt problem
And it won’t be easy to fix
Mind your language models
In the battle for AI, UK plc has a unique opportunity to use fluency in English language to its advantage.
This has to hurt
A scandal at PwC Australia over providing information about tax avoidance to clients raises wider questions for the business of audit and consulting.
Smoke without fire
Cigarette makers argue they should be considered an ESG stock because of attempts to shift towards healthier alternatives. What does it say about sustainable investing?
At the end of next month John Allan will step down early as chair of Barratt Developments even though no complaints about his behaviour have been reported in nine years at the company.
Share buybacks are transforming the relationship between investors and companies, and not necessarily in a good way.
The health imperative
Nearly seven in ten FTSE 100 firms provide some form of private healthcare for employees. Is it the responsible choice?
Hindenburg Research, the New York short-seller, is on the hunt again after it targeted India’s Adani Group. Its target this time is an activist too.
The food industry isn’t used to thinking of itself as a “sin industry”. But these are not easy times for companies whose business is built around snacks and convenience foods.
Companies for old men
Rupert Murdoch is one of a substantial group of ageing business patriarchs who may not be as indispensable as they and their board directors seem to think.
The CBI, Britain’s leading business lobby group, is supposed to set an example on issues of governance and purpose. It’s now facing a crisis.
Dimon in the rough
Jamie Dimon, America’s most powerful banker, is due to be interviewed under oath about JPMorgan Chase’s relationship with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. It’s a lesson in corporate due diligence.