THE National Association of Pension Funds has updated its corporate governance policy and voting guidelines ahead of the 2009 annual general meeting season.
Amendments to the policy include combined chairman/chief executive officer guidelines; the role of the chairman in maintaining corporate governance standards; and waivers of rule 9 of the Takeover Code....
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
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