Latest Corporate reporting posts Join us on LinkedIn PwC UK YouTube channel Subscribe to our RSS feed Join us on Facebook Follow PwC on Twitter

27 September 2016

Distinctive. Strategic. Relevant. Taking corporate reporting beyond boilerplate

By Mark O’Sullivan, Director of Corporate Reporting at PwC Follow @MsullsMark Regular readers of our blog will not be surprised to hear that we strongly believe that reporting, if done well, can deliver significant competitive advantage to companies in a variety of ways, from securing capital and credit to winning...

25 August 2016

Brexit – uncertainty does not mean inactivity

By John Patterson, Corporate Governance Consultant at PwC It may be stressful now, but maybe we can find a crumb of comfort in the idea that dealing with Brexit will one day be an interesting case study to reflect on from a reporting point of view. Different approaches being taken...

05 July 2016

Strategies for reporting success

By Gurpreet Kaur, Corporate reporting specialist at PwC Follow @GurpreetKaur_UK We are now well underway with our annual review of FTSE 350 companies, the process where we nominate companies for consideration by our external judging panel for the Building Public Trust Awards (BPTA). 2016 will be the 14th successive year...

24 June 2016

Brexit and EU audit reform

By Gilly Lord, Head of Regulatory Affairs at PwC Follow @gillylord Following the UK referendum vote to leave the EU, the business community within the UK and the EU faces a period of uncertainty and in the short term, volatility. Ian Powell, PwC UK’s Chairman and Senior Partner said this...

24 May 2016

Dictionary definition - what does ‘business success’ mean in the 21st century?

By Mark O’Sullivan, Director of Corporate Reporting at PwC Follow @MsullsMark There’s a lot to get your teeth into in our latest survey of investor views. What struck me most though was the increasing number of investors and CEOs that see companies having a wider purpose than simply creating value...

27 April 2016

Investor Survey 2016: investors share similar goals to CEOs with some key differences

By Hilary Eastman, Director of investor engagement at PwC How might CEOs and investors communicate better? I spend a lot of time talking to people in the investment community. Sometimes I feel I could charge them for the ‘therapy’ I provide listening to their woes about how badly some companies...

24 March 2016

Why does Integrated Reporting so often leave us dissatisfied?

By Linda Midgley, Sustainability and Responsible Governance at PwC The number of companies publishing an Integrated Report has been steadily increasing over the past few years. But based on our PwC integrated reporting benchmarks, after a few years of improvement, the overall effectiveness of reporting plateaus. So what’s causing this?...

Fixing the productivity puzzle - through reporting

By Elaine Forrest, Corporate Reporting specialist at PwC This week has seen the release of the Investment Association’s Productivity Action Plan. It’s designed to boost the UK’s economy through long-term investment and I was really pleased to see that the role of corporate reporting was front and centre in their...

09 March 2016

BIS consultation represents an opportunity to influence the future direction of reporting

By Sarah Allen, Corporate Reporting specialist at PwC On the face of it, the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive doesn’t appear to differ significantly from the existing reporting requirements in the UK and I wouldn’t be surprised if the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) consultation issued last month passed...

23 February 2016

Lost in translation – understanding Alternative Performance Measures

By Mark O’Sullivan, Director of Corporate Reporting at PwC Follow @MsullsMark If you haven’t heard the noise around Alternative Performance Measures (APMs) yet, well… where have you been? Everybody, from regulators, investors, right through to the media, have had something to say about them – both good and bad. Although...