“This House believes that the City is not doing enough for the real economy” Independent Audit are once again pleased to be sponsoring this year’s City Debate, the event that brings together leading figures from the City to debate the sector’s health. The topic is one that arouses strong views both in the City and […]
Great board performance doesn’t happen by mistake. Independent Audit are pleased to be presenting this session where they look an interactive view on effective board development. Presented by Richard Sheath
Independent Audit are pleased to host a breakfast discussion to hear Sir Win Bischoff’s reflections on the financial crisis and some of the lessons learned over the years. Speaking in his personal capacity as former Chairman of Citigroup and then of Lloyds Banking Group, rather than in his present capacity as chairman of the Financial […]
NEDs who wish to keep up to speed with the latest issues affecting boardrooms today. Initiated by Simmons & Simmons, the Network, which has over 1100 members, brings together leading service providers with experienced directors from industry, finance and a wide range of other sectors, who are looking to develop their careers. The Network runs […]
Are you clear about how the new regulatory frameworks affecting audit tendering will impact you? Will this just be an additional burden or an opportunity to increase the quality of your audit? How can you ensure your tender is properly timed, planned and executed? How should the audit committee engage with investors regarding this? David […]
‘Is Corporate Governance a Dangerous Distraction?’ An evening discussion hosted by Independent Audit and Thomson Reuters
Is Corporate Governance a Dangerous Distraction? This is a question worth asking. As we look to improve governance, we should continually challenge our assumptions. For some, the answer to every corporate governance failure is more – or at least better – governance. But have we come to rely too much on the type of governance […]
Board effectiveness hinges on how the people behave with one another. This ‘mini culture’ will determine, more than any other factor, how influential a Board will be in the smooth running of the company. Independent Audit’s work with over 100 boards has given us insights to some thought-provoking examples of board behaviour – both good and […]
Risk management is far from the headlines. With lessons to be learnt for both financial services companies and those outside of financial services, this Chatham House discussion for Heads of Internal Audit will be an opportuity to consider issues including: the relevance of operation risk systems the role of monitoring the relationship between the lines of […]
The Global Board: realisitc challenge or unreleastic expectation? The complexities of cross-border operations make staying on top of the risks particularly challenging to directors, both non-executive and executive alike – as recent events have shown. Meanwhile, regulators and investors demand much clearer communication of how those risks are managed.
The ICSA Awards have become a key event in the company secretarial calendar. This year, the evening will combine the ICSA Hermes Transparency in Governance Awards “Rewarding transparency, celebrating achievement. Independent Audit are this year sponsoring the award for “best board disclosure.