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Large companies are improving rules against fraud and corruption but often don't use them, research by 


Corporate governance principles set out by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have become complex and too detailed, says the ACCA.

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has welcomed signs that the City is taking a longer-term view of its performance.

The company formations and secretarial specialist Jordans has expanded into providing legal services this year.

International accounting standards came under sustained attack in a Parliamentary committee hearing into banking yesterday.


Tax adviser Kevin Slevin recently criticised HMRC’s every-day corporate governance in an article in Taxat


The FRC recently published a research paper as part of a campaign to protect the UK’s “comply or explain” corporate governance culture from European reforms.

Business secretary Vince Cable this week formally launched a review into corporate governance to tackle the market short-termism that fed into the global financial crisis.