News December 2015


19 September 2018
The Financial Reporting Council (“FRC”) announces that KPMG Audit Plc (“KPMG”) and Richard Hinton (a partner) have admitted Misconduct under the FRC’s Accountancy Scheme in relation to their reports to the FCA on compliance by The Bank of New York Mellon (International) Limite...
News - Discipline
17 September 2018
The majority of the UK’s largest companies have adopted policies on boardroom diversity but their reporting to stakeholders needs to improve. Research conducted for the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) by the University of Exeter Business School shows that only 15% of FTSE100...
News - Corporate Governance
12 September 2018
The Financial Reporting Lab (the Lab) is inviting investors and companies to participate in a new project on the disclosure of climate change and workforce information.
News - Financial Reporting - Narrative Reporting
29 August 2018
The Financial Reporting Council (“the FRC”) has fined and reprimanded Grant Thornton UK LLP (“Grant Thornton”) and three senior statutory auditors (Mr Kevin Engel, Mr David Barnes and Ms Joanne Kearns) following their admissions of Misconduct in relation to the audits of the f...
News - Accounting - Auditing - Discipline
24 August 2018
It’s easily overlooked, but a fact worth restating: the UK’s cohort of business leaders possess an astounding depth and diversity of expertise and aptitudes.
News - Corporate Governance
20 August 2018
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined and reprimanded KPMG Audit Plc (‘KPMG’) and Michael Francis Barradell, Senior Statutory Auditor and Audit Engagement Partner, following their admission of Misconduct in relation to their audits of the financial statements of Ted ...
News - Discipline
16 August 2018
Social mobility enables people to achieve their maximum potential and creates a fairer society. It means companies gain access to a more diverse and highly skilled workforce, which is fundamental to business success today. It leads to better service to customers, better decisi...
News - Corporate Governance
15 August 2018
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) today publishes the Settlement documents in relation to the 2014 audits of BHS and the Taveta Group conducted by PwC and Steve Denison.
News - Discipline
9 August 2018
The FRC held a panel discussion on 18 July 2018 about how corporate governance is evolving to meet the needs of all stakeholders.
News - Corporate Governance