Ongoing economic uncertainty has seen some companies struggle to provide useful financial data, the FRC finds.
M&S chair Archie Norman’s Share Your Voice petition would ‘restrict shareholders’ ability to engage’, says The Engagement Appeal.
Many scandal-hit companies were found to have previously presented high ‘social’ performance measures, study shows.
New government requirements mean boards will need to disclose planned responses to risks—leading to tough choices, a recent briefing heard.
Key characteristics for a high quality annual report and accounts include accuracy, consistency and qualitatively/quantitively material data.
PwC survey reveals extent of investors’ concerns about the truth of corporate commitments on environmental issues.
The FRC’s thematic reviews show examples of good practice for informative, transparent disclosure in line with IAS 33 and IAS 12.
Among its complaints, the Business Roundtable argues that no ‘safe harbor’ in the rules will increase the risk of corporate liability.
Experts advise that by boosting their annual reporting, boards can build trust and form more meaningful relationships with investors.
As UK government proposals increase responsibilities for directors, our latest podcast discusses the impact on internal controls and dividends.