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EU Parliament adopts non-financial reporting rules

Large companies must disclose a host of non-financial information in their annual reports

17 Apr 2014

Financial Reporting Council

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FRC to expose companies that fail to report accurate information

Companies will be forced to admit to FRC inquiries, under reporting watchdog proposals

16 Apr 2014

News

Audit reforms passed in European parliament

European politicians pass reforms to force listed companies to tender their audit contracts every ten years

03 Apr 2014

News

FRC to launch new consultation on going concern

UK reporting watchdog to develop going concern proposals for further public consultation following investor criticism, Financial Director can reveal

26 Mar 2014

Feature

Staying afloat during the recent UK floods

The recent floods were catastrophic for many, but how did UK businesses fare – and what can they do to be better off in future weather events? asks Neil Hodge

26 Mar 2014

Analysis

Crowd control the focus of new funding rules

New crowdfunding rules will improve access to finance through schemes like EIS, writes Matthew Phillips

24 Mar 2014

Analysis

Landscape changes for landlords in corporate collapses

Devi Shah & Jessica Walker explain latest court ruling that will change the landscape of multi-site corporate collapses

11 Mar 2014

Feature

Fleet: Salary sacrifice still an employee benefits minnow

Only a small proportion of car-driving employees are provided with a salary sacrifice option, writes Catherine Chetwynd

11 Mar 2014

News

Companies cash stacks grow after strong 2013

Companies who have seen cash build up have done so by an average 26%, according to Capita Asset Services/Financial Director survey

11 Mar 2014

Opinion

Prioritising prudence and conduct in a regulated market

Jim Muir looks at the role of the regulator in creating a more controlled market as the financial services outlook continues to improve

05 Mar 2014

News

John Lewis bonuses cut as pension scheme deficit bites

John Lewis partners likely to take home 14% to 15%, down from 17% in 2013, as pension scheme management impacts numbers

03 Mar 2014

News

EU endorses non-financial reporting for large companies

Large companies within the EU to report non-financial information in management statement

03 Mar 2014

News

Standard Life could exit Scotland over independence

Standard Life puts contingency plans in place should it leave Scotland

28 Feb 2014

Feature

Defined Ambition: A half-way house or complete muddle?

Are so-called defined ambition pensions a half-way house or complete muddle? asks Anthony Harrington

26 Feb 2014

News

IASB to overhaul processes as further filing issues arise

The IFRS Foundation overhauls governance processes in light of continued shortcomings in its filing record at Companies House

25 Feb 2014

News

Tax debt disqualifications dominate Insolvency Service stats

Director disqualifications due to tax debts an increasingly large proportion of Insolvency Service figures - lawyers warn that the service is not dealing with other types of activity

25 Feb 2014

Analysis

Creating a credit control strategy

With more late payment legislation in place, Charles Wilson runs through the options that finance have to control credit

07 Feb 2014

Blog

Off Balance: Good Month/Bad Month - January 2014

Off Balance looks at the financial winners and losers in the last month

06 Feb 2014

News

FCA to appear before Treasury Select Committee

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to appear before the Treasury Select Committee (TSC) for its bi-annual grilling next week

03 Feb 2014

News

Red tape cull launched by Clarke and Fallon

Senior Tories outline the 3,000 rules and regs to be cut through as part of easing the red tape burden on business

28 Jan 2014

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IRIS Software's CFO on how it stayed afloat during the floods

Mark Lewis explains the lessons learned in coping with the floods at a key time of year for customers

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Tesco turmoil deepens as embattled FD departs

Laurie McIlwee resigns as Tesco FD amid speculation of rift with chief executive and investor unrest

Crowd control the focus of new funding rules

New crowdfunding rules will improve access to finance through schemes like EIS, writes Matthew Phillips

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