Last December, we asked whether non-executive directors were too slow to act when crisis loomed in the banking sector. Here four experienced NEDs outline how their role should work and comment on the robustness of UK corporate governance
Marks & Spencer recently caused an outcry by appointing Sir Stuart Rose as both chairman and chief executive, flying in the face of accepted best practice. Was the move justified, or a backward step for corporate governance in the UK?
Office politics isn't the sole preserve of middle-ranking executives—it can extend all the way up to the top, and get nasty. Jane Simms investigates what's behind some of the biggest boardroom bust-ups