corporate governance

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.

KPMG’s Tim Copnell offers an appraisal of the FRC’s new corporate governance regime and what it means for UK businesses.

Vince Cable promised to shine “a harsh light into the murky world of corporate behaviour” yesterday, but critics claim his attack was less about helping UK enterprise and more about political p