AI, artificial intelligence, data

27 November, 2017

Industrial strategy calls for improved reporting of capital allocation

The government has said it will introduce "better and more transparent" corporate reporting on capital allocations as part of its newly published industrial strategy. The long-awaited paper also in...
Mitie

21 November, 2017

Mitie’s financial reporting falls under further scrutiny

Financial statements issued by Mitie, the outsourcing giant, are to face further investigation, following an announcement by watchdogs. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the accounting regulat...
corporate reporting, ESG reporting

15 November, 2017

Too many ESG measures lead to reporting fatigue

Given the importance of sustainability to current business models, it is no surprise that those measures which rate company performance on enviro...
Japan, stewardship code, Abenomics

13 November, 2017

Origins of investor stewardship and the Japan code

Stewardship is not a new concept. The seminal 1992 Cadbury Report recommended that investors should disclose their policies on the use of their v...
corporate reporting

23 October, 2017

Improve detail in corporate reporting, says watchdog

UK companies could improve the quality of detailed explanations in their corporate reporting, according to an annual inspection from the reporting regulator. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) h...
Annual Reporting in 2016/17, EY, annual reports

28 September, 2017

Annual reports swell in size and content improves, but work to be done

Despite ongoing concerns about the legibility and accessibility of annual reports, their length has increased,
Grant Thornton report, corporate culture

18 September, 2017

Corporate culture a ‘standing item’ for boards across the globe.

Corporate culture is a "standing item" for half of businesses across the globe, as the issue becomes more entrenched on corporates’ agenda, according to a report by Grant Thornton. In its report,...
Greg Clark, business secretary, governance reform

29 August, 2017

Governance reform expands reporting obligation of large UK firms

Large non-listed companies in the UK will have to report on how they take into account the interests of employees, shareholders and the environment in which they operate, in what will be the biggest ...

1 August, 2017

Human capital disclosure – resist, comply or exploit?

On 6 July 2017, the Human Capital Management Coalit...
reporting, financial reporting, audit, annual reports, corporate reporting

26 June, 2017

What’s next for corporate reporting: the technology question

The future of corporate reporting is a subject attracting much attention of late, with a flourish of activity in this space in recent years. In the UK we have seen an explosion in non-financial dis...