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
Andrew Howson joins the firm from EY, bringing experience in advising private equity and corporate clients across multiple sectors in the UK and Europe
Dennis Layton takes up the position on April 1 and will contribute to the firm’s goal of becoming the leading global professional services organisation by 2020
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'