Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: corporate accountability

Making companies more accountable will make them more attractive to investors and make the public want to buy their products and services.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

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Published 12 December 2012
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. New Kay review implementation content: links added to an implementation progress report, an independent research report on metrics and models, and notes of a discussion on limiting the rights of short-term shareholders during takeover bids.
  3. Government published its 'One year on' report on the implementation of the Nuttall Review of employee ownership on 19 November 2013, alongside a call for evidence on further reducing the complexity of employee ownership.
  4. Links to new 'Employee ownership model documentation and guidance' and guidance on the implications of 'Moving to employee ownership' added.
  5. Added a detail page on bonuses in the financial sector
  6. Added draft version of ‘off the shelf’ model documentation for setting up an employee owned company to the detail page: 'Making employee ownership more accessible'
  7. Added link to Directors’ Remuneration Reforms: Frequently Asked Questions (publication BIS/13/727) at bottom of the detail page: "Giving shareholders more power to link pay to performance"
  8. Added link to new draft regulations on directors' remuneration on the 'Giving shareholders more power to link pay to performance' page.
  9. Link added to full information on the Kay Review
  10. First published.