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26 July 2018
There is room for improvement in the audit of pension balances and disclosures in company accounts, according to a new report from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), ‘The audit of defined benefit pension obligations’. The FRC focussed on the quality of audit of pension bal...
News - Auditing
24 July 2018
The accountancy bodies continue to attract members in significant numbers, with more than 530,000 members worldwide, an increase of 16,706 from 2017. This year's membership figures show the highest rate of year-on-year growth in the past five years.     The Financial Reporti...
News - Accounting - Auditing
24 July 2018
The Lab has released its Q2 newsletter. This issue highlights the Lab’s recent Reporting Now event, and the recently released reports on Blockchain and Performance Metrics. It also looks forward to the Lab’s upcoming project on Artificial Intelligence, details of further work ...
News - Financial Reporting
23 July 2018
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today launched a consultation on the proposed revision of its UK standard (ISA (UK) 540) - Auditing Accounting Estimates and Related Disclosures.
News - Auditing
20 July 2018
Today Sir Win Bischoff has written open letters to company chairs, investors and proxy advisors to remind them of their responsibilities in making the Code a success, delivering better business performance and public trust.
News - Corporate Governance - Investor Stewardship
20 July 2018
Stephen Haddrill, CEO FRC, spoke at the Corporate Governance event "Corporate Governance: Fit for the future?" on Wednesday 18 July marking the publication of the new UK Corporate Governance Code.
News - Corporate Governance
16 July 2018
David Styles, Director of Corporate Governance, and Catherine Horton, Policy Adviser, speak about the key changes and hopes for the new UK Corporate Governance Code. 
News - Corporate Governance
16 July 2018
Blog: A Code fit for the future by Paul George, Executive Director of Corporate Governance and Reporting, Financial Reporting Council
News - Corporate Governance
16 July 2018
Today the FRC has released the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code which puts the relationships between companies, shareholders and stakeholders at the heart of long-term sustainable growth in the UK economy. The new shorter, sharper Code is the product of extensive consultation...
News - Corporate Governance
13 July 2018
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has appointed Elizabeth Barrett as Executive Counsel and Director of Enforcement from 1 August 2018
News - Discipline
        
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