As the UK continues to increase mandatory environmental disclosure requirements, Companies House and the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) have released a new XBRL taxonomy making it easier for firms to comply.
Climate issues seem to be… well… hot. This week the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) announced a major review of how companies and auditors assess and report on the impact of climate change. The review will assess to what extent existing reporting requirements, including recommendations for companies to report in line with the TCFD framework, are […]
The Bank of England has now published an updated taxonomy (v1.1.0) and associated validation rules for forms AS and FV, which represent key aspects of the bank’s statistical data collection in XBRL. Read more here.
Machine learning (ML) has been touted as set to transform the financial landscape – but is this hype or reality? A recent Bank of England survey indicated that machine learning – including live projects using complex methods such as natural language processing – are increasingly common in the UK. The data shows that a third […]
The Bank of England and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) are seeking comment on plans to publish quarterly, aggregated data on the UK Insurance market. Recognising the value of the breadth and depth of data contained in the regular structured disclosures required by Solvency II, the PRA hope to improve analysis and insight in the insurance […]
The US aren’t the only ones turning their attention to data this year: earlier this month the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Bank of England announced proposals for data reforms across the UK financial sector. With technology changing the nature of the markets they regulate, both authorities have issued plans designed to develop […]
Open banking has had an undeniably significant effect on the banking industry, with a wide range of faster, more convenient choices now competing for customer attention. Could extending the principles of open banking – the (optional) sharing of bank data with third parties – to other financial products further transform financial services? The UK’s Financial Conduct […]
The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have published version 3.3.0 of the Bank of England Banking (BoE) XBRL Taxonomy, release notes, data point model dictionary, annotated templates and validation rules. Updates have been made to support the collection of Capital+ and Ring-fencing reporting. See here for more information and the taxonomy update release note.
On 14 November, the UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published a public disclosure of Solvency II related regulations, the PRA’s supervisory approach and supervisory disclosures applicable to the year-end 2018. These are regulations primarily relevant to PRA authorised insurance companies and other insurance regulators. Designed to foster transparency and accountability between supervisory authorities, the extensive […]
A new UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) report indicates that companies are falling short of investor expectations for quality, granular climate-related reporting. As we heard from SASB at Data Amplified, demand for climate-related reporting is growing. However, for reporting to be useful for investors, it needs to be clear and comparable. The FRC report provides practical guidance to […]