Here, our specialist governance experts answer some FAQs on some of the procedural and technical governance issues which clerks, trustees and governors have faced so far during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
On Saturday 28 March 2020, the Business Secretary, Alok Sharma, announced two measures to help charities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Both measures are primarily relevant to charitable companies.
Alongside supporting staff, transitioning to remote working where possible and weathering the financial impacts of the coronavirus, charity leaders also need to consider the impact on charity governance arrangements.
The Cabinet Office has issued a new procurement policy note (PPN 04/20) setting out guidance on how contracting bodies should work with suppliers to transition to long-term sustainable contracts following coronavirus (COVID-19).
You may be an employee who holds share options or you may be an employer who has granted share options to employees. Either way, dependent on how your share scheme rules are drafted, the current coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis may have an impact on you.
In its summary on Monday 30 March of the government's programmes to support the economy, the Financial Times reported criticisms of the narrow scope of the Covid Corporate Financing Facility ("CCFF") which are not entirely merited.
Meetings are key to decision making for many companies. However, under current circumstances, many will be considering options to ensure corporate governance can continue with minimal risk of spreading coronavirus (COVID-19).
In light of the developing situation with coronavirus (COVID-19), the ICO continues to release guidance for organisations on how it will approach data protection compliance in these unprecedented times.