The Business of Trust

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May 29, 2018

I’ve been honoured by an invitation from the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) Research Foundation and the Chairman’s Forum to …

What is a university for?

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May 23, 2018

Today’s papers are full of Oxford university and issues of student access.

 

It matters that Oxford adapts and connects. …

Carillion – the Stewardship Role

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May 18, 2018

The stewardship role of professional advisors. There are so many vital questions prompted by the joint parliamentary select committee report …

An improbable range of private companies

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May 14, 2018

I’ve just agreed to join the working party set up by government’s Financial Reporting Council to discuss corporate governance of …

What value for money really means and how to achieve it

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May 10, 2018

A costed proposal to fit Grenfell Tower with fire resistant cladding was dropped after a cost cutting programme labelled ‘value …

Two books – two authors called Thomas

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May 8, 2018
I’ve been on holiday with my wife and our friends and took two books. One was Tess of the Durbervilles …