Items tagged with "UK"

IFAC urges UK to holistic pursuit of audit quality

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has submitted a thought-provoking response to the UK in its response to the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) consultation on wide-ranging reforms aiming to restore trust in the country’s corporate reporting, audit and governance regime.

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UK FCA plans to extend climate-related disclosures, including investors

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting on expanded climate-related disclosures, with comments due by 10 September.

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Some thoughts on UKSEF from PwC

What is UKSEF, how does it relate to European standards, and should companies use it? The UK has its own Inline XBRL format and taxonomy, the UK Single Electronic Format (UKSEF), an analogue to the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF).

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Feedback wanted on UK readiness for ESEF

Is the UK ready to implement the Inline XBRL-based European Single Electronic Format (ESEF)? What has the experience of filers been like so far, and what further support is needed? If you have thoughts, the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) wants to hear them!

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Bank of England invites input as XBRL adoption advances

The Bank of England is seeking a second round of feedback on its new statistics taxonomy, with the publication on 24 May of version 1.2.0 Public Working Draft 2 (PWD2). The updated taxonomy will support the Bank’s transition from XML to XBRL for its collection of statistical data.

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FCA announces ‘regulatory nursery’ for new companies

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has unveiled plans to establish a ‘regulatory nursery’ for newly-authorised financial services companies, creating a period of greater oversight and guidance as they develop.

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UK seeks views on mandatory climate disclosures

The UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published a consultation on mandatory disclosures in line with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD).

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UK government proposes major reporting, audit and governance overhaul

The UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published its long-awaited white paper on wide-ranging reforms to the country’s corporate reporting, audit and governance regime, and launched a consultation on the proposals.

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Bank of England to transform data collection

The Bank of England has unveiled its plans for renewing the way that it collects data. In ‘Transforming Data Collection from the UK Financial Sector: A Plan for 2021 and beyond,’ it sets out a decade-long effort to transform its ability to gather and make available high-quality, timely data.

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SECR: energy and carbon data in UK annual reports

With so much recent discussion of standards for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) disclosure, particularly sustainability metrics, it is interesting to revisit the example of one country that is forging ahead with mandatory reporting.

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