Could Governance Have Saved Lives?

Boeing 737 flying against blue sky

The recent Netflix documentary “Downfall” shed light on the tragedy of the two crashes of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in the space of 5 months. Was the issue at Boeing one of culture? How does corporate culture contribute to the success or failure of an organisation? Good corporate culture starts at the top, led […]

Explainer Series – The Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies


On 10 December 2018 a new corporate governance code, The Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies, was launched. The principles provide a framework to support a private company meet their legal requirements whilst also promoting the long-term success of the business. Sir James Wates CBE, chaired a coalition group which developed the principles. […]

Cricket in Crisis: a Governance Issue? Is it safe to speak up?


Is it safe to speak up? What do the recent racism claims within English cricket show us about the value of good process and practices to support diversity and inclusion? The recent coverage of claims of institutional racism with English cricket highlights that governance continues to fall short within sport but what’s gone wrong and […]