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CMA proposals to reform the statutory audit market

24 April 2019


The future of auditing and of audit firms is very much in the spotlight at the moment and this has potentially far reaching implications for companies and their boards and Audit Committees. The Competition and Markets Authority has recommended that the Government...

Your 2019 AGM update and beyond

14 January 2019


Helpfully, no major changes are required to the form and content of notice of AGM for the 2019 AGM season. However, with the publication of the updated UK Corporate Governance Code, which applies to financial years starting on or after 1 January 2019, there is...

A 'shorter, sharper' UK Corporate Governance Code

19 July 2018


On 16 July 2018, the FRC published an updated version of the UK Corporate Governance Code (Code), which will apply to financial years starting on or after 1 January 2019. Alongside it, the FRC also published its updated Guidance on Board Effectiveness (Guidance)...

Government publishes new narrative reporting regulations

14 June 2018


On 11 June 2018, the Government published new regulations introducing new narrative reporting requirements for companies including: a requirement for all large companies (whether listed or unlisted) to include a s.172(1) Companies Act 2006 statement in...

Your 2018 AGM Update and beyond

15 December 2017


No major changes are required to companies' AGM notices for 2018. However, there are a number of narrative reporting changes, including the requirement to include a non-financial information statement in this year's strategic report. Further narrative...

BEIS Select Committee's Report on Corporate Governance

17 April 2017


The BEIS Select Committee (the Committee) published its report yesterday following its inquiry on corporate governance launched in September 2016 and BEIS's green paper published in November 2016. The inquiry focussed on three key areas: directors' duties,...

Your 2017 AGM and beyond

19 December 2016


Against a background of political and economic uncertainties, this year has seen continued focus on corporate governance, executive pay and transparency for shareholders. Following the high profile failures of BHS and Sports Direct, the Government has put corporate...