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Creating bespoke infographics for businesses is a dying art. Too many people don’t appreciate the time and effort required to make them work.Read more
The next time you look at your annual report, ignore the words. Look instead only at the photography and decide whether the images you have chosen, demonstrate what your business is really about.Read more
Excellent chairman’s and CEO’s statements are regrettably few and far between, but we’ve turned up a few solid examples of the form. We think that there are three key things you can do to set your CEO or chairman’s statement apart from the rest.Read more
Inside a company, catchy phrases, terms and acronyms are used to get attention, package up multiple ideas or actions, or simply to save time. But this language can be a big problem when it comes to producing a report that’s intelligible to outsiders.Read more
Strategic sections of annual reports have, for some reason been a struggle for many, with the narratives ending up feeling like boilerplate and lacking any real sense that progress is being made, or that the strategy truly sits at the heart of the businesses decision making.Read more
In a recent blog post, we explained how linkage can make an annual report into a much more cohesive document. Reports from ITV, BP and Taylor Wimpey all include examples of meaningful linkage.Read more
Here are three examples of companies that are moving the focus away from describing processes and procedure, helping to bring corporate governance reporting to life.Read more
I had a really interesting conversation with RY’s in-house recruiter last week, the lovely Emma Hunt (email@example.com, contact her about the openings we have here at the moment). The subject of our conversation was Glassdoor.com, the website that allows interview candidates and current and former employees to review their experience of companies.
The decision to provide ‘neutral’ governance narratives is understandable considering the sensitivities involved, but good governance and governance reporting is essential to create trust and engagement between companies and their investors, contributing to the long-term success of the business.
For the companies featured in this year’s How does it stack up?, this is the second reporting cycle since new legislation for remuneration reporting came into effect. We are starting to see reports that go beyond the legislation, with some including a summary page. Because remuneration reports are lengthy, we believe this is a worthwhile addition. It’s also a quick win, as it requires no additional information.Read more
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