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Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2017’

Updating the corporate governance code

The UK is generally acknowledged to have one of the most flexible and effective corporate governance codes in the world.  This has helped to engender a measure of stability and trust which has resulted in the country being viewed as the number one destination for inward investment in Europe.[1] But that’s no reason to be complacent.  If the UK is …

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Finance Bill 2017-19

“A Bill to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the national debt and the public revenue, and to make further provision in connection with finance.” That’s the Finance Bill 2017-19 in a nutshell according to the parliamentary website.  It’s a fairly brief and uninformative summary given that the bill itself is 674 …

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Mission statements and strategy

When was the last time you revisited your mission statement? If it was some time ago, then you are not alone; after all for many organisations, particularly where the product mix remains unchanged, it would be understandable for review energies to be directed towards areas such as budgets and forecasts. But even if you started out selling widgets, continue to …

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