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.
On completion of this online course, you will gain an understanding of:
- the key developments in corporate governance over the last thirty years in the UK
- the UK’s approach to governance known as the comply or explain approach
- the key requirements of the new UK Corporate Governance Code issued in 2010