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Regulation

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News

Lib Dems to open up companies' gender pay gap data

Liberal Democrats announce large companies will be compelled to publish gender pay data as part of drive to eliminate pay gap should they win next election

21 Jul 2014

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News

Law changes mean all employees can ask for flexible working

New rules allow all workers to request alternative hours

01 Jul 2014

News

Government scraps plans to relax DB pension rules

The DWP drops proposals due to lack of employer interest but pushes ahead with collective DC legislation

27 Jun 2014

Analysis

Analysis: A crackdown on business opacity

New public register on company ownership will track who ultimately owns and controls UK companies

02 Jun 2014

News

Bischoff labelled ‘odd choice' as new FRC chair

Credibility of Bischoff's appointment at FRC called into question during parliamentary hearing

08 May 2014

Analysis

Radical overhaul brings powerful competition regulator into existence

On 1 April 2014, the Competition and Markets Authority officially became the regulator of mergers in the UK, writes Phil Cowan

28 Apr 2014

Interview

Interview: FRC chief executive Stephen Haddrill

The boss of the FRC on how the watchdog is promoting high-quality reporting and governance in order to foster investment

24 Apr 2014

Analysis

Transfer pricing: a necessary evil?

Transfer pricing has received a great deal of bad press recently, but it is a useful tool for international businesses, says Lucas Bastin

23 Apr 2014

News

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

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

Feature

Chile's copper standard

Chile is pulling ahead as the most open and developed economy in South America, but there are still serious challenges to be faced, writes Gavin Hinks

20 Mar 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

Analysis

The New Parental Leave rules - what they mean for the workplace

Get to know the new rules for enabling the sharing of parental leave

06 Jan 2014

Opinion

Tackling late payment: An overdue consideration

To effectively tackle late payments companies should first understand the real root cause of the issue

25 Nov 2013

News

FRC updates going concern definition

FRC clarifies the assessement of going concern for stewardship and accounting purposes

07 Nov 2013

Opinion

Audit exemption: reduced red tape or false economy?

Ditching your audit under exemption rules will be more detrimental to the business than the benefit of the short term cost saving

07 Nov 2013

Analysis

Corporate whistleblowers handed greater protection

Employers should review existing employment contracts and policies in light of change to whistleblowers’ protection

30 Oct 2013

News

Competition Commission waters down audit reforms

Competition watchdog retreats from contentious plans and imposes ten year audit tendering rules

15 Oct 2013

Analysis

Government launches review of zero-hours contracts

The government is reviewing the use of zero-hours contracts, which is likely to lead to rule changes, finds Kim Hoque

24 Sep 2013

Opinion

Regulatory change and the prize of effective execution

Lessons learnt by financial services in coping with the avalanche of regulatory change can be leveraged by other sectors

19 Sep 2013

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Latest Opinion

Fifa must red-card its old-fashioned governance structure

Fifa's current governance arrangements have proved unable to deliver effective leadership, accountability, transparency, clean business practices and public confidence

Old technologies struggle to meet new demands

Old systems and technology can never scale to meet new demands, writes Peter Cochrane

Off Balance: Short stuff signals end for Gowex

Short seller Gotham City seemed pretty much spot on with Gowex, Off Balance notes...

Latest Analysis

Governments told to grasp nettle on accrual accounting

Governments failed to address deficiencies in public sector cash-based accounting that were exposed by the sovereign debt crisis

Key pre-pack measures are unworkable

Teresa Graham’s pre-pack recommendations are in the right spirit but are unworkable, insolvency practitioners tell Accountancy Age

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