2022 BDO Middle Market CFO Outlook Survey

The 2022 BDO Middle Market CFO Outlook Survey, which polled 600 CFOs on their plans and predictions for the year ahead, shows that despite supply chain disruptions, labor shortages and the ongoing pandemic crisis, middle market finance leaders see reasons for optimism.

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IIA Report: Cultivating a Healthy Culture

The aim of this report from the IIA, is to challenge the internal audit profession to be proactive and step up more in supporting the board to monitor, assess and provide assurance on corporate culture.

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Audit Committee Priorities for 2022

In preparation for the year ahead, audit committees should prepare for an expanding array of responsibilities and actively seek education that will contribute to audit quality and the integrity of financial reporting. Below are five key areas, according to BDO, that should be top of mind for audit committees in the coming year.

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What makes a good audit?

This paper from the FRC sets out their views on what conducting a good audit should look like.

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Top Tax Considerations for Boards in 2021

Based on the findings of their 2021 Tax Outlook Survey, BDO offer these top tax considerations for boards as an understanding of the need for emerging tax technology given changing regulations and the shifting tax landscape is more necessary than ever to keep up with evolving complexities.

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Restoring trust in audit and corporate governance

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched its white paper to reform the UK’s audit, corporate reporting and corporate governance system. This is the response to the three independent reviews by Sir John Kingman, Sir Donald Brydon and the Competition and Markets Authority. It includes measures to enhance the quality of…

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Improving the quality of ‘comply or explain’ reporting

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued advice for companies on how to report transparently and effectively when departing from certain provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code. ‘Tick-box compliance’ continues to be preferred over high quality reporting of good governance practice. Analysis, of a random sample of 100 companies, found that too many companies…

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UK Corporate Governance and Narrative Reporting: Key Developments Checklist

This checklist, from Norton Rose Fulbright, is intended to help UK-listed companies keep abreast of key developments in the fast-moving areas of corporate governance and narrative reporting. It sets out their thoughts on some of the main areas of change during the last few months, as well as a list of key developments by area,…

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The AGM of the future

5 ways to change the AGM for the better In January ShareAction published its thought leadership paper about the future of the AGM – based on their experiences of AGMs over the past few years and those held last year during the start of the pandemic. Here are five ideas from ShareAction’s vision for the…

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Corporate Governance Review 2020: connecting the dots

For almost 20 years, the Grant Thornton Corporate Governance Review has examined how the reporting of applied governance practices has evolved among FTSE 350 companies. With the new UK Corporate Governance Code starting to bed in and COVID-19 acting as a catalyst, this year’s review captures a snapshot of a changing world.

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