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Financial Reporting Council

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FRC consults on local audit regulation

Accounting regulator launches consultation on audit of local public bodies

22 Jul 2014

Financial Reporting Council

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FRC warns of ‘engagement deficit’ among investors

FRC raises concerns of emerging "engagement deficit" among investors in mid-market companies

17 Jul 2014

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FRC drops investigation into jailed Torex exec

FRC closes investigation into Christopher Moore, a convicted fraudster, because of ‘insufficient evidence of misconduct'

07 Jul 2014

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FRC faces Lords committee grilling over going concern

Watchdog's bosses will answer questions over controversial proposals, as investors blast plans

07 Jul 2014

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Investors slam FRC going concern proposals

Plans to water down ongoing viability statements will be “damaging to the public interest”, according to top shareholders

04 Jul 2014

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IFAC and CIPFA framework targets better public sector governance

Public sector organisations plagued by “nepotism, inefficiency, corruption and poor financial management”

03 Jul 2014

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FRC publishes strategic report guidance

FRC guidance will help companies look beyond current year earnings to provide a broader picture of shareholder value creation

09 Jun 2014

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FRC: True and fair overrides accounting standards

FRC reconfirms that a true and fair view remains fundamental requirement of financial reporting

06 Jun 2014

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UK accounting watchdog launches C2000 probe

FRC probe follows conclusion of independent investigation into distributor's UK and European accounting practices

13 May 2014

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IASB publishes amendments to IAS 16 and IAS 38

Accounting standard setter clarifies acceptable methods of depreciation and amortisation

13 May 2014

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Bischoff labelled ‘odd choice' as new FRC chair

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

08 May 2014

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FCA tightens de-listing rules

FCA plans to curb powers of controlling shareholders when taking companies private

07 May 2014

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TPR says Dunelm auto-enrolment failures led to £143k underpayment

Pensions Regulator reveals details of Dunelm's payroll problems in dealing with auto-enrolment

25 Apr 2014

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FRC consulting on going concern in changes to CG code

FRC consulting on going concern along with reforms to directors' remuneration policy as part of wider changes to the corporate governance code

25 Apr 2014

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FRC facing “considerable” budget pressure

FRC to increase levies on account preparers to tackle budget pressures from rise in audit inspections

24 Apr 2014

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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

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FRC Lab launches project on dividend disclosure

Financial Reporting Lab launches project on the effective communication and disclosure of dividend policy and capacity

02 Apr 2014

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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

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IASB amends disclosure requirements in IAS 1

Standard setter plans narrow changes to the way financial statements are presented under IFRS

26 Mar 2014

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Schroders makes £15m tax provision

Fund manager sets aside £15m for potential tax fine from DOJ investigation

10 Mar 2014

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