financial reporting, audit, accounts, accounting, stakeholder engagement

5 March, 2019

New guidance pulls non-execs into ‘going concern’ debate

At the current rate, financial reporting watchdogs modify the rules about the much-discussed “going concern” statement every five to seven years. This week the

21 December, 2018

A healthy balance for parent banks

A wide range of post-crisis regulatory reforms has created a more complex governance framework for banks when it comes to managing their local subsidiaries. In the past decade, regulators have impl...
boardroom, governance

12 December, 2017

‘Communication gap’ found between audit committee chairs and auditors

A "communication gap" between audit committee chairs and auditors over the level of materiality applied during an audit is occurring in a significant number of companies, according to a thematic revie...
Audit stamp, audit quality, auditor reporting

3 November, 2017

SEC approves enhanced auditor reporting and communication

The US markets regulator has approved new audit rules that will increase the level of information provided by auditors about the work they’ve undertaken. Communication of "critical audit matters"...
Audit tendering

11 October, 2017

Corporates must get to grips with new accounting standards, says FRC

The implementation of critical and heavy-impact accounting standards by corporates will be a focus of attention for the financial watchdog in the coming year, alongside a need for better linking of st...
green, growth, sustainability

20 February, 2017

Audit committees and the environment

Discussion has focused on corporate governance mechanisms to address the issues of financial reporting quality following scandals in the USA and Europe. As a post-Enron development, audit committee...
data, data analytics, technology

30 January, 2017

Audit committee chairs remain concerned by lack of audit choice

Audit committee chairs see a lack of choice among audit firms as a "major" issue still be addressed, according to research for

31 December, 2016

2016: the governance year in review

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20 May, 2016

Taking the initiative

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auditor

5 May, 2015

How to appoint the right auditor for your business

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