Corporate governance in the UK: what happens next?

10 April 2017

The House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee has published its eagerly anticipated recommendations, following its September 2016 inquiry into the governance of UK companies.

The Committee’s report, which can be found here, touches on numerous areas of law and policy that, collectively, have the potential to impact companies of various sizes, both listed and unlisted, public and private, across the gamut of industry sectors.

We have summarised below the Committee’s key conclusions and recommendations, along with our own thoughts on how these might develop in practice.