Economist Intelligence Unit
Seventy five percent of UK board members see brand damage from scandals as the biggest risk they face, over direct financial costs or loss of business contacts, according to a new report released today.
Twenty-one per cent of UK respondents placed shareholder activism among their top three concerns, almost twice the global average. A number of London-listed firms, including Kentz and Ocado, have seen investors revolt over pay at annual meetings recently.
Twenty-seven per cent of UK board members are significantly concerned about tax-related scandals, compared to a global average of 21 per cent. [more…]
Ashridge Business School is set to launch the UK's first course on Business Model Innovation. It is designed to help managers create new businesses and transform existing businesses, a vital task in a low growth economy.
Perth has been named the 13th most expensive place to live in the world, ahead of New York, London,