FRC confirms overhaul of UK corporate governance code

Corporate Governance FRC confirms overhaul of UK corporate governance code

5m Sam Alberti

FRC confirms overhaul of UK corporate governance c...

The first update to the UK Corporate Governance Code in four years will see the creation of a stronger framework for reporting on internal controls an...

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Corporate governance reform vital to address organisational “culture crisis”

Corporate Governance Corporate governance reform vital to address organisational “culture crisis”

5m Patricia Cullen

Corporate governance reform vital to address organ...

Businesses must adopt a healthy corporate culture or risk legal and business consequences Read More...

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Q&A: Mazars on dissecting the UK’s draft audit reform bill

Accounting Firms Q&A: Mazars on dissecting the UK’s draft audit reform bill

6m Sam Alberti

Q&A: Mazars on dissecting the UK’s draft audit ref...

During a conversation with Accountancy Age, Mazars partner Bob Neate breaks down the draft audit reform bill, warning of a potential capacity issue fo...

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Blunted audit reforms risk “pick ’n’ mix approach” to reporting

Audit Blunted audit reforms risk “pick ’n’ mix approach” to reporting

6m Sam Alberti

Blunted audit reforms risk “pick ’n’ mix approach”...

The FRC and major audit firms have criticised the UK government’s watered-down proposals Read More...

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Overdue audit and corporate governance reforms on the horizon

Corporate Governance Overdue audit and corporate governance reforms on the horizon

7m Anca Thomson

Overdue audit and corporate governance reforms on ...

The UK government’s plans for audit and corporate governance reforms have appeared in this month’s Queen’s Speech, to the relief of many, says Anca Th...

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Anti-slavery efforts “unacceptable” among UK companies, FRC says

Corporate Governance Anti-slavery efforts “unacceptable” among UK companies, FRC says

7m Sam Alberti

Anti-slavery efforts “unacceptable” among UK compa...

One in ten businesses are failing to submit compulsory modern slavery statements Read More...

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One year anniversary of BEIS audit reform whitepaper sparks industry frustration

Audit One year anniversary of BEIS audit reform whitepaper sparks industry frustration

9m Sam Alberti

One year anniversary of BEIS audit reform whitepap...

The need for reform is "now more urgent than ever" Read More...

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FRC must address “glacial” efforts to improve UK corporate culture

Corporate Governance FRC must address “glacial” efforts to improve UK corporate culture

9m Sam Alberti

FRC must address “glacial” efforts to improve UK c...

Greater emphasis must be placed on monitoring and assessing the corporate culture of UK-based businesses to preserve their long-term sustainability, a...

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Immediate action required to meet new AML legislation

Accounting Standards Immediate action required to meet new AML legislation

3y Chris Jewers

Immediate action required to meet new AML legislat...

Professional services firms need to take immediate action in order to meet requirements of amended AML regulation, that will come into force on the 10...

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Video: Integrated Reporting – A corporate reporting framework fit for the 21st Century

Corporate Governance Video: Integrated Reporting – A corporate reporting framework fit for the 21st Century

3y Tom Lemmon

Video: Integrated Reporting – A corporate reportin...

Chief Strategy Officer of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), Jonathan Labrey, talks to Accountancy Age reporter, Tom Lemmon about ...

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Deloitte report shows companies putting 'success factors' ahead of profit

Audit Deloitte report shows companies putting 'success factors' ahead of profit

3y Leanna Reeves

Deloitte report shows companies putting 'success f...

Based on reports from 100 UK companies, Deloitte's new report assesses the 'success factors' of businesses- revealing how financial drivers are no lon...

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The 5th Money Laundering Directive: mandating electronic verification

Corporate Governance The 5th Money Laundering Directive: mandating electronic verification

4y Martin Cheek, MD of SmartSearch

The 5th Money Laundering Directive: mandating elec...

The UK is one of the most targeted nations in the world for money launderers. Martin Cheek, MD of SmartSearch, says electronic verification, mandated ...

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FRC: new “rigorous requirements” for Stewardship Code

Corporate Governance FRC: new “rigorous requirements” for Stewardship Code

4y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

FRC: new “rigorous requirements” for Stewardship C...

The Financial Reporting Council aims for the Stewardship Code to better complement “stronger corporate governance provisions” Read More...

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Changing the corporate governance framework

Corporate Governance Changing the corporate governance framework

4y Nick Graves

Changing the corporate governance framework

Nick Graves, a corporate partner at Burges Salmon LLP, considers how corporate governance is having an effect on smaller listed companies Read More...

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What is the role of governance, compliance, and control in financial transformation?

Corporate Governance What is the role of governance, compliance, and control in financial transformation?

5y Workday | Sponsored

What is the role of governance, compliance, and co...

Governance, compliance, and control can no longer be an afterthought. It is vital that organisations get governance right when it comes to finance Rea...

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Corporate governance: staying ahead in accountancy

Corporate Governance Corporate governance: staying ahead in accountancy

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Corporate governance: staying ahead in accountancy

Simon Adcock, head of professional services for HSBC, explains how good corporate governance can help accountancy firms stay ahead of their competitor...

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One in 20 audit firms quit as market evolves

Audit One in 20 audit firms quit as market evolves

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

One in 20 audit firms quit as market evolves

Audit red tape is impacting both ends of the market, according to the latest watchdog stats Read More...

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Colin: #EURef bankers a problem

Business Regulation Colin: #EURef bankers a problem

6y Taking Stock

Colin: #EURef bankers a problem

The EU referendum campaign seems to be the very definition of partnerships you just don't want to be in Read More...

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PwC and Deloitte chiefs sign Remain letter

Business Regulation PwC and Deloitte chiefs sign Remain letter

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

PwC and Deloitte chiefs sign Remain letter

PwC and Deloitte chiefs join more than 1,200 business leaders in calling for people to vote in during the EU Referendum Read More...

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Leader: Audit competition drives change, not necessarily quality

Accounting Firms Leader: Audit competition drives change, not necessarily quality

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

Leader: Audit competition drives change, not neces...

Audit competition will drive many changes, but increased audit quality is extremely questionable Read More...

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EU audit reform to open up £10bn market for firms

Accounting Firms EU audit reform to open up £10bn market for firms

6y Richard Crump, Writer

EU audit reform to open up £10bn market for firms

BDO says £10bn worth of audit and non-audit services could swap hands between accountancy firms in the next ten years Read More...

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Best Practice: Saffery Champness managing partner Rob Elliott

Accounting Firms Best Practice: Saffery Champness managing partner Rob Elliott

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Best Practice: Saffery Champness managing partner ...

Accountancy Age catches up with Saffery Champness as it takes stock of a period of change Read More...

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Standard Life Investments opposes EY's appointment as Shell auditors at AGM

Accounting Firms Standard Life Investments opposes EY's appointment as Shell auditors at AGM

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Standard Life Investments opposes EY's appointment...

EY's appointment as auditors of Shell has met with opposition from Standard Life Investments Read More...

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PwC questioned over BHS ‘going concern’ audit

Accounting Firms PwC questioned over BHS ‘going concern’ audit

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

PwC questioned over BHS ‘going concern’ audit

BHS auditor PwC questioned over why it described the embattled retailer as a 'going concern' days before it was sold for £1 Read More...

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MPs hear from trio of Big Four firms over BHS advice

Accounting Firms MPs hear from trio of Big Four firms over BHS advice

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

MPs hear from trio of Big Four firms over BHS advi...

KPMG raised concerns over Retail Acquisition's ability to continue to trade and fund both BHS Read More...

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Law Society pours scorn on ICAEW's latest attempt to expand its legal reach

Accounting Standards Law Society pours scorn on ICAEW's latest attempt to expand its legal reach

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Law Society pours scorn on ICAEW's latest attempt ...

Law Society claims that the public interest cannot prove to have been served by the ICAEW's move into probate - and as such should not be used by the ...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Big Four push into SME space, more Heelgate and our new quiz!

Corporate Governance Friday Afternoon Live: Big Four push into SME space, more Heelgate and our new quiz!

7y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Friday Afternoon Live: Big Four push into SME spac...

Kevin Reed discusses the week's news Read More...

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