Tag: internal controls
Audit committees give investors a new perspective
Investors who quiz the audit committee get a more rounded – albeit sometimes less comfortable – picture of the company.
Corporate governance code review boosts internal controls
UK watchdog’s proposals include giving audit committees greater reporting responsibilities and addressing ‘overboarding’.
Watchdog urges asset managers to quiz the audit committee
Auditco chairs will have their work cut out if the role increases to become more ‘outward facing’ and encompass investor relations.
Resilience reports will involve ‘difficult decisions’
New government requirements mean boards will need to disclose planned responses to risks—leading to tough choices, a recent briefing heard.
Annual reports reach ‘door-stopper’ size, says campaign group
The Quoted Companies Alliance puts the average length of a FTSE 100 board report at 237 pages—and growing every year.
Call to reform ‘comply-or-explain’ element of governance
Academics propose that—if refined—the governance principle and the UK’s code will still be fit for purpose.
UK boards face internal controls shake-up
The government’s reform proposals include seeking disclosures from many non-financial public interest entities.
Integrity as a means of internal control
Harnessing the power of integrity will improve the decisions taken by everyone in your organisation, and can lead to rapid culture change.
Governance code reforms will ramp up internal controls
Watchdog ‘lays groundwork for the creation of ARGA’ with planned consultation on audit committee ‘minimum standards’.