Small-business minister Patricia Hewitt is spearheading an initiative targeted at UK companies which have not signed up to a late payment code by the Better Payment Practice Group. Under the scheme, all companies which have still to sign up will receive a letter from the minister urging them to show their commitment to prompt payment by becoming signatories. Established in 1988, the code is a public demonstration that an organisation is committed to prompt payment.
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season
Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin Reed on our Friday Afternoon Live broadcast
Company bosses are considering relocating operations or headquarters away from the UK following the country's decision to leave the European Union