Quality Street

Three years ago, Ken Olisa at the Institute of Directors (IOD) had a bright idea. Why not rank the performance of the UK’s FTSE 100 companies according to good corporate governance? It would help develop best practice and inform the debate (for which read 'criticism') about how effective company boards really are. A noble sentiment, for surely the holy grail for investors is to identify well-run companies. History suggests that quality companies are more likely to outperform their competitors, both in business and on the stock market. 

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