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    1. New Boardroom Role for Former Chairman of Banking Giant HSBC

      New Boardroom Role for Former Chairman of Banking Giant HSBC

      SIR Douglas Flint, the Glaswegian former chairman of banking giant HSBC, is taking up a new boardroom role. Intellectual property commercialisation company IP Group announced yesterday that Sir Douglas, a Bachelor of Accountancy graduate from the University of Glasgow , would become its chairman with effect from November 1. He became IP Group’s chairman-elect with effect from yesterday...

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    2. Lack of Women in Top Roles Blamed Gender Pay Gap

      Lack of Women in Top Roles Blamed Gender Pay Gap

      Nicola Sturgeon last announced that "time is right" to use targets to ensure more women make it into the boardroom in both the public and private sector . The First Minister, who has already balanced her own government, with half of all ministers women, wants 50/50 gender balance on boards by 2020. Former trade minister Lord Davies shortly after Ms Sturgeon last year announced that one quarter of FTSE100 board members were women under a voluntary scheme.....

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    3. Calls for Simplification of Executive Pay

      Calls for Simplification of Executive Pay

      The report says that growing complexity in remuneration has contributed to poor alignment between executives, shareholders and the company, sometimes leading to levels of remuneration which are very difficult to justify. It highlights the ubiquitous LTIP as one reason for this and says companies feel they are forced to adopt the model ...

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    4. Golf Can Show Business the Benefits of Boardroom Equality

      Golf Can Show Business the Benefits of Boardroom Equality

      Scottish Golf is the governing body for golf in Scotland. It was founded in June 2015 following the amalgamation of Scottish Golf Union (SGU) and Scottish Ladies' Golfing Association (SLGA). As part of its constitution, Scottish Golf must have a minimum of three men and three women among its nine member board. The board, comprising six men and three women, is chaired by Eleanor Cannon, a former global head of customer service at Tesco and corporate affairs director at Scottish & Newcastle...

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      Mentions: Diversity
    5. Stagecoach chief Souter steps back

      SIR Brian Souter is to move from chief executive to chairman at Stagecoach, a move which is believed to have the support of major investors even though it goes against recommendations in the UK Corporate Governance Code. After more than 30 years with the business, the 58-year-old, whose most recent annual remuneration was £876,000, made the out-of-the-blue announcement that he planned to step back from the day-to-day running of the company. However the change, part of a major boardroom shake-up,

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