Clear and Concise: A Director’s Guide to Writing the Business Review of an Annual Report is an addition to the Institute’s collection of guidelines for directors, among the Institute’s initiatives in the promotion of corporate governance and director professionalism.
With the aim to help companies to focus the Business Review on important information, this Guide is written for directors of Hong Kong companies and should also help boards to incorporate reporting into their work schedule.
This Guide is published by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors and is written by Mr. Victor Hughes, a very experienced company director, and author.
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