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Corporate Governance and Reporting

Research in Corporate Governance has been published on compliance with The UK Code and assessing the quality of company explanations.

International work has considered issues including compliance and disputes in countries including Bangladesh, Nigeria  and Russia. Doctoral Projects include work of the applicability of corporate governance to family businesses. Work in Reporting  includes studies on pressure groups, environmental reporting and Financial Reporting Council consultations. Other areas include the use of impression management in annual reports, CSR reporting by Egyptian banks, corporate governance  disclosures in Islamic Banks, corporate governance  in Africa and the impact of social media in developing countries.

Colleagues in this area are professionally and academically active including hosting conferences with practitioners (e.g. on Non-Executive Directors in June 2015) and leadership  work for the British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA) amongst others. 

Recent Publications include:

Shrives, P (2015) A typology for exploring the quality of explanations for non-compliance with UK Corporate Governance regulations, The British Accounting Review, Vol. 47, Issue 1, (with Prof. Niamh Brennan).

Sorour, M.K. (2014). Corporate Governance Reform in Egypt: Achievements and Challenges Ahead. In K. Çalıyurt & Idowu (Eds.), Corporate Governance: An International Perspective: Springer ISBN 978-3-642-45167-6 


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