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The FRC sets the standards framework within which auditors, actuaries and accountants operate in the UK.  It also sponsors the UK Corporate Governance Code (for companies) and the Stewardship Code (for investors).  The FRC monitors the implementation of these standards and promotes best practice by companies and professionals by issuing guidance and publishing thought leadership papers.
High quality corporate governance helps to underpin long-term company performance. The UK has some of the highest standards of corporate governance in the world, which makes the UK market attractive t... read more >
Many of the FRC’s activities are undertaken in order to foster investment. We promote high standards of corporate governance and set standards for financial and other reporting, auditing and actuarial... read more >
Accounting standards play a vital role in the effective functioning of businesses and capital markets. They enable investors to make comparisons on a like-for-like basis and provide assurance that ke... read more >
The FRC’s Codes and Standards Division develops and maintains standards and guidance for Audit and Assurance engagements that are performed in the public interest within the United Kingdom and Republi... read more >
The Professional Oversight team has statutory responsibilities delegated to the FRC by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills that allow it to undertake independent oversight of th... read more >
The FRC is the independent, investigative and disciplinary body for accountants and actuaries in the UK. The Conduct Committee of the FRC is responsible for operating and administering independent di... read more >
Many of the FRC’s stakeholders, from institutional investors to individual insurance policyholders and pension fund members rely, either directly or indirectly, on actuarial work. The FRC seeks to pro... read more >
The FRC, through its Audit Quality Review (AQR) team, is responsible for the monitoring of the audits of all listed and other major public interest entities. The audits of all UK incorporated companie... read more >
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The Financial Reporting Council Limited is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England number 2486368. Registered Office: 5th Floor Aldwych House, 71-91 Aldwych, London WC2B 4HN

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