Brian Back

Out of site, out of mind?

‘In some cases factories and depots have been closed down for more than a year, others have been forced to relocate due to the level of contamination. Sadly, in many cases the sheer weight of the financial fines, remuneration costs and inadequate insurance cover mean that the closures are permanent.’

Elaine Forrest

New Year, new reporting regulations

‘There has been a real focus on revisiting roles, responsibilities and process for the year-end reporting process. Preparers are also changing the content they put in front of the board. And boards are getting involved much earlier so that there’s more time for reflection, challenge and amendment.’