On average it takes 49 days to produce UK companies half-year results, the
survey found. In 1995 half of companies took two to three months to complete
The depth and scope of the reports has also grown. While in previous years
interims could be printed on two sides of A4, the average length is now 21
This partly reflects growing regulations on corporate financial reporting,
such as of the EU transparency directive.
Deloitte’s survey also highlights a growing trend of auditors reviewing
half-year accounts, with 58% of companies now having auditors check their
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Two new audit partners have been appointed at the firm BDO in its audit practice following continued growth and investment
Changes to the tax system is urged to support the growth of entrepreneurs, found a report from the Grant Thornton UK, the Institute of Directors, and the Prelude Group