The ICAEW and Environment Agency has launched a guide for companies on how
they can report on green issues in their annual financial statements
Howard Pearce, head of environmental finance at the Environment Agency said:
“Both our organisations support enhanced disclosure and greater transparency in
public reporting and we believe that this will include strategic information,
risk assessment, analysis of value drivers and key environmental performance
“This paper has been written to support this stance and to help companies to
address these requirements when producing their financial reports,” he added.
The guide covers legal requirements and includes information on EU
environmental directives and the environmental implications of existing
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
Baldwins Accountancy Group has continued investment in the north-east and appointed David Fish as a director in its corporate finance team
UK M&A activity bounced back strongly in July and August, according to analysis by the deals practice at PwC.
Engineering and technology executives have voiced concerns over the government’s industrial strategy and the need to fill the R&D funding and long-term investment gap in a post-Brexit Britain