News October 2020



8 October 2020
The FRC has today published a recording of the Webinar:Stewardship Code Early Reporting Review held on 30 September 2020. You can view the webinar here. Please find a link to The UK Stewardship Code Report of Early Reporting here.
News - Corporate Governance
8 October 2020
A new FRC Lab report, Video In Corporate Reporting, considers how companies currently use video for communication to investors and stakeholders. The report includes examples of current practice and concludes that companies are missing an opportunity to engage investors and oth...
News - Corporate Reporting
8 October 2020
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today released a bold discussion paper proposing a future for corporate reporting based on a principles-based framework.  It outlines a blueprint for a more agile approach to corporate reporting which challenges existing thinking abou...
News - Accounting - Auditing - Corporate Governance - Corporate Reporting - Financial Reporting - Going Concern - Risk
6 October 2020
Disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has forced UK companies to radically change their approach to holding physical AGMs and embrace hybrid and virtual AGMs. However, it is paramount any longer lasting changes uphold the rights of shareholders according to a new review b...
News - Corporate Governance - Corporate Reporting - Financial Reporting
5 October 2020
The FRC became a signatory to Women in Finance Charter in 2018 and last month we provided an annual update to the Treasury on the commitments we made. We have made some progress.
News - Corporate Governance
1 October 2020
The FRC has published its response to the IASB’s General Presentation and Disclosures Exposure Draft. 
News - Accounting - Auditing - Financial Reporting
1 October 2020
Podcast in conversation with... Claudia Chapman and Jen Sisson
News - Corporate Governance - Investor Stewardship
30 September 2020
The FRC has opened an 8 week consultation on consequential changes to various aspects of its Enforcement and Operating Procedures arising out of changes to the governance structure and decision making intended to take effect on 1 January 2021. 
News - Accounting - Audit Monitoring - Auditing - Structure
30 September 2020
The UK Stewardship Code 2020 sets high expectations of those investing money on behalf of UK savers and pensioners in 12 Principles for effective stewardship. One of the important changes is the introduction of the new annual Stewardship Report. This is a challenge for prospec...
News - Corporate Governance
29 September 2020
The FRC has today issued the 2021 suite of FRC Taxonomies. 
News - Accounting