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Code Consequences for UK Boards

Adrian Cadbury

in Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199252008
eISBN:
9780191698088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252008.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

The report of the Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance with its Code of Best Practice was published in December 1992. The report included recommendations to investors, ... More


A Global Legal Architecture to Address the Challenges of International Health Worker Migration: A Case Study of the Role of Nonbinding Instruments in Global Health Governance

Allyn L. Taylor and Ibadat S. Dhillon

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter reviews the role that international organizations can play in the globalization of health care, by giving a detailed account of the negotiations giving rise to the May 2010 adoption by ... More


Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View

Adrian Cadbury

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199252008
eISBN:
9780191698088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252008.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

Corporate governance has become a major issue in business over the last decade. The author of this book has played a central role in developing policies, good practice, and our understanding of the ... More


The Constitution: Its Theory and Interpretation

Geoffrey Marshall

in The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the theory of the British constitution, providing a definition of constitution and describing what theories about the constitution have been held in Britain. It explains that ... More


Codes of Practice in Management Conduct

TOM BURNS and G. M. STALKER

in The Management of Innovation

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288787
eISBN:
9780191684630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288787.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses the significance of the codes of practice in management conduct. The common system of beliefs existing in a concern, or in one section of a concern, is manifested in the way in ... More


The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter reprints the full text of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, which was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 24 April 2002 and received Royal Assent on 28 May 2002. The Act ... More


Conclusion

Clark Ian

in Waging War: A Philosophical Introduction

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273257
eISBN:
9780191684012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273257.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter argues that it should be the objective of a practical philosophy to devise an understanding of war in terms of which certain principles of conduct would find their substantial ... More


Access To Infrastructure

Uisdean Vass

in Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

As the UKCS matures, the likelihood is that new discoveries (outside frontier areas, at least) will be relatively small. Their prospects for development will depend upon their ability to be linked up ... More


‘Labouring in a Vineyard’

Laura F. Spira and Judy Slinn

in The Cadbury Committee: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592197
eISBN:
9780191764998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592197.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter examines the workings of the Committee in 1991 and 1992, through its monthly meetings and the extensive records of the submissions made verbally and in writing. It documents the many ... More


From the Draft to the Final Report

Laura F. Spira and Judy Slinn

in The Cadbury Committee: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592197
eISBN:
9780191764998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592197.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

In this chapter the responses to the draft report are described, based on media reports of the reactions of significant figures in the business and accounting worlds and public comment, as well as ... More


Pastoral care, minimal information: the New Zealand model

Gaby Ramia, Simon Marginson, and Erlenawati Sawir

in Regulating international students' wellbeing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447310150
eISBN:
9781447310174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310150.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the various instruments of formal regulation of, and relating to, international education and student welfare in New Zealand. It covers the higher education law context, and ... More


Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Kevin Dunion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is the only in-depth guide to Scotland’s freedom of information (FOI) regime. Written by Kevin Dunion, the first Scottish Information Commissioner, it provides detailed commentary on the ... More


Practice Assessments

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of how the Scottish Information Commissioner evaluates the country’s public authorities in terms of dealing with complaints from applicants requesting for ... More


Much regulation, minimal protection: the Australian model

Gaby Ramia, Simon Marginson, and Erlenawati Sawir

in Regulating international students' wellbeing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447310150
eISBN:
9781447310174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310150.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the various instruments of formal regulation of, and relating to, international education and student welfare in Australia. It covers the higher education law context, the ... More


Spare the Rod: Campbell and Cosans v United Kingdom

Kathleen Marshall

in Scots Law Tales

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860677
eISBN:
9781474406260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860677.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the Campbell and Cosans case involving Jane Cosans, mother of the fifteen-year-old Jeffrey Cosans, and Grace Campbell, mother of the six-year-old Gordon Campbell. Both women ... More


The International Labor Organization: Human Rights to Health and Safety at Work

Lee Swepston

in Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190672676
eISBN:
9780190672713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672676.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Occupational safety and health (OSH) is a vital part of the right to health. While the International Labor Organization (ILO) historically treated OSH as an entirely technical matter, it has ... More


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