All-Party Parliamentary Group argues for greater transparency around tax deals struck by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and big corporates.
Some premium listed companies will see compulsory climate reporting as soon as next year. And experts warn that much work remains to be done.
UK politicians have urged the chancellor to exclude businesses using tax havens from state aid, with a moratorium on dividends and curbs on CEO pay.
The prime minister reportedly wants the UK to “lead the way” on reporting climate risks, using guidelines from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.
Academics warn that committees require corporate governance expertise, greater independence and sufficient time if they are to ensure high-quality audit.
A consultation is launched on new measures that would allow the government to intervene in the takeover of companies with turnovers of £1m or more for national security reasons.