Speak Up! Presenting & influencing with confidence

How to speak up, present your arguments well and influence others. We can own our expertise, and share it openly with others, from a place of wanting to add value and a willingness to engage. Or – we can sit comfortably silent, keeping our knowledge and insight...

Environmental disclosure: is your company compliant?

The advent of the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (EU NFRD) in 2017 has brought environmental and social reporting to the fore for many large organisations. Awareness of environmental compliance is escalating and investors are increasingly asking probing...

Annual General Meeting

The Seventy-Second Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the Association of Women Chartered Secretaries (the “AWCS” or “Association”) will be held at the Hide at the Bull, 4 Devonshire Row, London, EC2M 4RH on Saturday, 14 April 2018 at 11.00 a.m. Attending the AGM...

Subsidiary Governance

You can’t just take the Corporate Governance Code and expect subsidiary boards simply to act as lower-level versions of the Group board. Although they have some things in common, the characteristics of subsidiary governance are too significant to gloss over....