An introduction to the UK corporate governance code for listed companies
Good corporate governance is essential to the effective operation of a free market, which enables wealth creation and freedom from poverty. In the UK the belief in relation to corporate governance is that the more ingrained the system of corporate governance in a business community, the less the need for detailed regulation to ensure effective compliance with good standards of business behaviour.
What you will learn
- Appreciate the key developments in corporate governance over the last thirty years in the UK
- Recognise the UK's approach to governance known as the comply or explain approach
- Understand the key requirements of the new UK Corporate Governance Code issued in 2010
Who should attend
This course is largely aimed at people with, or who are taking on, internal control responsibilities – internal auditors, risk managers, company secretaries, governance officers and audit committee members will also find the course valuable.
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Explain about the UK's approach to corporate governance and in particular provide insight to the 2010 published guidance now rebranded "UK Corporate Governance Code", previously known as the UK Combined Code.
Tel: 0330 060 3303