The Higgs’ report on corporate governance and the accompaning Smith report on audit committee reform have both been released to a generally favourable response.
Both guidelines will feed into a new Combined Code of Practice for British companies, and will have far-reaching consequences for corporate UK, especially in the area of non-executive directors.
Click on the links below to read all the about these two new reports, as well as reaction from the ICAEW, the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants, KPMG and others.
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The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
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