In light of the challenges presented to companies as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Chartered Governance Institute has published guidance to help companies to consider their contingency plans. The guidance offers suggestions reflecting UK company law and regulation, but companies need to consider their own individual circumstances including their articles of association. Companies
Increased Annual Report Disclosures for UK Incorporated AIM listed companies Under s172(1) of the Companies Act 2006 (Companies Act), a director has a duty to act in the way he considers, in good faith, would be most likely to promote the success of the company for the benefit of its members as a whole, and
This article is seeking to update readers on additional changes that will be made to AIM Rule 26, further to an article previously published on our website in February 2018. The changes, as explained in the aforementioned article, require AIM companies to identify on their website the recognised industry corporate governance code it has adopted

The 2018 QCA Code

On 25 April 2018, a revised edition of the QCA Corporate Governance Code (the “2018 QCA Code”) was released, which is timely given the recently announced requirement for AIM Companies to comply or explain against a recognised corporate governance code by 28 September 2018, and represents the most recent measures adopted which aim to increase