News February 2012



13 February 2020
The FRC and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have published joint letters for accountants and auditors with information regarding auditing, accounting and corporate reporting standards during the transition period following the UK’s exit from the EU.
News - Accounting - Audit Monitoring - Auditing
10 February 2020
New research from the Hampton-Alexander Review has found one third of Board seats at FTSE 100 companies are now held by women, ten months ahead of the December 2020 target, however progress to develop the succession pipeline across the FTSE 350 remains slow.
News - Corporate Governance - Corporate Reporting
5 February 2020
Over half of FTSE 250 companies (52%) fail to mention ethnicity in their board diversity policy, and most of the FTSE 350 do not set measurable ethnicity targets, according to new research from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).  
News - Accounting - Corporate Governance - Corporate Reporting
5 February 2020
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today announced a major shakeup of its oversight and supervisory functions to speed up the pace of Enforcement investigations.
News - Accounting - Actuarial - Audit Monitoring - Auditing - Corporate Governance - Corporate Reporting - Financial Reporting
30 January 2020
Simon Dingemans, Chair of the Financial Reporting Council, gave the keynote speech at this event on Wednesday 29 January. He spoke about the effectiveness of well-functioning markets.
News - Auditing - Corporate Governance - Investor Stewardship
30 January 2020
The FRC has today issued a revised glossary which now includes a definition for an Other Entity of Public Interest, which has now been approved by the FRC Board.
News - Accounting - Auditing - Ethics
28 January 2020
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today launched a consultation on the proposed revision of its UK standard (ISA (UK) 315 (Revised – June 2016) - Identifying and Assessing the Risks of Material Misstatement Through Understanding the Entity and Its Environment.
News - Accounting - Assurance - Auditing - Financial Reporting
27 January 2020
The Global Preparers Forum (GPF) is seeking new members from 1 March 2020.
News - Accounting - Auditing - Corporate Reporting - Financial Reporting
23 January 2020
In this episode Phil Fitz-Gerald, Director of the Financial Reporting Lab and Hannah Armitage, Project Manager at the Lab, discuss the Lab's new report on climate reporting.  
News - Accounting - Auditing - Corporate Governance - Corporate Reporting - Financial Reporting - Investor Stewardship - Narrative Reporting - Planning - Risk
22 January 2020
David Styles, Director of Corporate Governance, talks about the key highlights of the Annual Review of the UK Corporate Governance Code, which was published earlier this month.
News - Corporate Governance