A giant among pygmies

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February 27, 2018

For the last few weeks I’ve been bemoaning the lack of a positive vision of wealth creation from our political …

Corbyn’s Coventry Speech – the good news and the bad news

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February 27, 2018

The good news is that Labour has listened to the voice of business, and its employees. It has recognized that …

Carillion and its advisors: partners or observers in adversity?

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February 19, 2018

Over 25 years ago I spent a fascinating week in Silicon Valley, invited by an English venture capitalist to go …

Speaking at India’s National Competitiveness Forum

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February 15, 2018

In 2014 I was invited to be a speaker at India’s National Competitiveness Forum in New Delhi. It was an …

The Future of Capitalism and the Company of Tomorrow

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February 14, 2018

Text of a talk given by me in Madrid on 13th January, 2017 to an audience of chairs, CEOs, NEDs,

Dig deeper

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February 13, 2018

In spite of all the hullabaloo about Oxfam, let’s remember first that the appalling behaviour in Chad and in Haiti …

Nine Propositions that constitute an inclusive approach

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February 9, 2018

This is a speech I gave at the Institute of Directors in London, 2007

 

Nine Propositions that constitute an

A Wildean view of M&S shareholder value

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February 2, 2018

This letter appeared in The Financial Times on February 10th, 2001

 

When Oscar Wilde described a cynic as a …

Innovation and Digitalization in Company Law: Risks for Corporate Governance?

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February 1, 2018

The 20th European Corporate Governance Conference took place in Malta on 4 May 2017 and I was the opening