House of Commons seeks Artist-in-Residence

The Speaker’s Advisory Committee on Works of Art today published an open call for applications to be the House of Commons’ Artist-in-Residence, tasked with exploring and celebrating the legacy of the 1965, 1968 and 1976 Race Relations Acts. Applications for the £25,000 role close on 12th April 2017. To develop their understanding of how Parliament reacted to demands… Read More »

4 new Board Members at BEIS

Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has announced the appointment of Carolyn McCall, Kathryn Parsons, Stephen A. Carter and Stuart Quickenden as non-executive board members at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Non-executive board members are experts from outside government who provide oversight and challenge to the department in the development of policy and the management… Read More »

Plans to improve diversity in science & engineering

The science and engineering professions are taking steps to improve diversity and inclusion across science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers. The Royal Academy of Engineering and the Science Council are launching a new framework, the first of its kind, to help professional bodies assess and monitor their progress on diversity and inclusion, with an event to be held… Read More »

Government’s review of corporate governance

Measures to strengthen the UK’s corporate governance framework and shareholder influence over executive pay have been outlined today (29th November 2016) by Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark. The paper sets out a range of options to address concerns around levels of executive pay, increasing representation of workers, customers, suppliers and investors in the boardroom, and whether our… Read More »