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02 March 2015

Boilerplate or business insight? Positive thinking on the 2014 UK Corporate Governance Code at recent roundtables

By Mark O’Sullivan, Director of Corporate Reporting at PwC Follow @MsullsMark After a long and difficult gestation, the 2014 UK Corporate Governance Code is now upon us. There's been a lot of resistance along the way but the denial phase is over - companies are being challenged to look again...

23 February 2015

Simple but significant

By Jennifer Sisson, Responsible for investor engagement at PwC Follow @jenlsisson “Make it simple, but significant.” I think infamous TV adman Don Draper’s words are surprisingly relevant to the debate about how companies can most effectively present their accounting policies. As part of the ‘Clear and Concise’ initiative, the FRC...

02 February 2015

What does 2015 hold in store for CFOs?

By Charles Bowman, Partner at PwC 2015 looks set to be a busy year for CFOs, chief executives and other senior executives – and not necessarily for the reasons they would like. With ongoing changes in the corporate reporting and governance arenas, they’ll have to spend some time responding to...

22 January 2015

Treasure Island at Davos?

By Superna Khosla, Integrated Reporting Policy lead at PwC Robert Louis Stevenson sought solace for his health in Europe’s highest city, some 150 years ago and what resulted was much of Treasure Island’s swashbuckling intrigue and adventure. Can the 2 million people following #Davos, expect something equally epic from the...

14 January 2015

Powerful reporting

By Jennifer Sisson, Responsible for investor engagement at PwC Follow @jenlsisson Our investor survey, on reporting in the Power and Utilities sector, is the latest in our series focusing on reporting in specific industries. The survey is broad, covering areas of reporting across the business model, non-GAAP disclosures and channels...

08 January 2015

Wishful thinking: seven areas to consider for your 2014/15 reporting

By Mark O’Sullivan, Director of Corporate Reporting at PwC Follow @MsullsMark A parent at my children’s school was telling me how their daughter had written a Promises List for 2015. Some of the promises were simple and certainly achievable (‘turn 9 years old’). Some righted a previous wrong (‘'don't tell...

18 December 2014

Learning from the pioneers

By Zubair Wadee, Integrated Reporting Partner at PwC The fast-approaching end of the year is often a time for reflection on the year that was. One of the thoughts that often occupies my mind is the question of the degree to which integrated reporting has progressed. Is it truly becoming...

08 December 2014

The inaugural Building Public Trust Awards for corporate governance reporting

By John Patterson, Corporate governance consultant at PwC The winners of the first-ever Building Public Trust Awards for corporate governance reporting collected their awards at the presentation lunch at the Dorchester on Tuesday 2 December. The details of all the prize-winners are available here. Both Patrick Gonsalves from Barclays (the...

18 November 2014

“Trustworthy information engenders trustworthy behaviour”

By Jennifer Wormald, Corporate reporting specialist at PwC It was great to hear Sir Winfried Bischoff’s opening speech at our Meet the Experts event last Monday. He was very clear that one of the FRC’s main drivers at the moment is to encourage more transparency in reporting and to build...

06 November 2014

Investment professionals - mixed views on innovation in the financial statements…

By Jennifer Sisson, Responsible for investor engagement at PwC Follow @jenlsisson It’s always very interesting when we get the results of our investor research. Usually, really clear messages emerge that give us some ‘easy wins’ for companies in terms of ideas for voluntary or enhanced disclosures. These ‘easy wins’ can...