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KPMG's guide to directors’ remuneration reporting

KPMG's Guide to Reporting Directors’ Remuneration examines the requirements and application of the new Schedule 8 legislation as it applies to quoted companies.
Modified date: 30/09/2014
Business and industry issue
 

KPMG at the 2014 Institute of Internal Auditors International Conference, London

KPMG in the UK is proud to be a Principal Partner and major sponsor at the 2014 IIA International Conference on 6 – 9 July 2014 at London’s ExCeL.
Modified date: 30/09/2014
Business and industry issue; Event
 

Re-thinking the role of the annual report

Ask a member of the public – or indeed many investment professionals
Modified date: 30/09/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Current and future implications for regulatory reporting

The EBA published final Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) drafts in July 2013.
Modified date: 29/09/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA): Client Assets key focus areas

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has increased its focus on firms’ ability to comply with the client assets sourcebook
Modified date: 29/09/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Sharing audit insights – our approach to reporting our findings

KPMG has adopted a bold policy which sees us include findings in new long-form audit reports if a company requests so before the final audit begins.
Modified date: 29/09/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Audit reports - field testing a bold idea

KPMG UK Head of Audit Tony Cates reflects on how the new 'long-form' audit report is the biggest change in audit reporting he's seen in his career.
Modified date: 23/09/2014
Business and industry issue
 

KPMG announces radical new approach to its audit reports

KPMG has today announced its new approach to audit reports. Going beyond minimum regulatory requirements, the firm is inviting all listed client companies to include KPMG’s findings in so-called ‘long-form’ audit reports.
Modified date: 23/09/2014
Press release
 

CASS Policy Statement PS14/9

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published Policy Statement PS14/9 on 10 June 2014. The requirements of PS14/9 require significant focus from board members, CASS Operational Oversight Officers (CF10as) and those charg
Modified date: 12/09/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Publication of new revenue recognition standard just the beginning, says KPMG

The International Accounting Standards Board and the U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board published a new joint standard on revenue recognition
Modified date: 09/09/2014
Press release
 

KPMG wins at the Corporate Engagement Awards 2013

KPMG’s corporate responsibility commitment was recognised at last night’s Corporate Engagement Awards
Modified date: 01/09/2014
Press release
 

Audit profession must evolve and change to remain relevant

The audit profession must evolve to remain relevant in today’s rapidly changing global economic environment. Without significant changes, the audit profession will miss a critical opportunity to add value and offer insight to investors and
Modified date: 01/09/2014
Press release
 

KPMG response to Competition Commission findings

Following publication by the UK Competition Commission (‘the Commission’) of its provisional findings into the supply of statutory audit services
Modified date: 29/08/2014
Press release
 

KPMG responds to Competition Commission

KPMG's response to the Competition Commission’s final report on its statutory audit services market investigation published today
Modified date: 19/08/2014
Press release
 

IFRS, financial performance and KPIs

Financial statements & the Annual Report should be important part of how companies communicate with their shareholders about performance & prospects
Modified date: 19/08/2014
Business and industry issue
 

KPMG supports call for greater assurance over narrative reporting

David Matthews, Partner at KPMG, comments on the publication today of the ICAEW’s report The Journey looking at narrative reporting in annual reports
Modified date: 19/08/2014
Press release
 

Corporate responsibility risk not sufficiently tied to remuneration, says KPMG

75 % of the world’s 250 largest companies (G250) researched by KPMG acknowledge risks to their business from environmental and social “megaforces”
Modified date: 18/08/2014
Press release
 

Compliance – the enemy of good communication?

I believe that a disclosure checklist mentality is the enemy of good communication
Modified date: 16/08/2014
Business and industry issue
 

KPMG report highlights stakeholder support for re-thinking treatment of goodwill under IFRS

Stakeholder interviews conducted by KPMG highlights the current IFRS model of mandatory annual impairment testing of goodwill is due for a re-think
Modified date: 14/08/2014
Press release
 

FRC Guidance on the Strategic Report should support a better understanding of long term business prospects says KPMG

KPMG welcomes the FRC guidance on the Strategic Report as an important step in aligning annual reports more closely with shareholder value
Modified date: 13/08/2014
Press release
 

The narrative's the key

I believe that narrative information should be subject to independent assurance.
Modified date: 07/08/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Vincent Neate sustainability strategy

Vincent Neate, Head of KPMG UK Sustainability Services, presents his views on the sustainability risks and opportunities facing businesses.
Modified date: 22/07/2014
Video
 

Audit Committees and auditors’ reporting – Mike Metcalf

Audit Committees and auditors’ reporting – Mike Metcalf
Modified date: 10/06/2014
Video
 

Revenue recognition – a new global standard – Brian Donovan

Revenue recognition – a new global standard – Brian Donovan
Modified date: 10/06/2014
Video
 

New UK GAAP: War Stories - Sarah Hughes

war stories, sarah hughes
Modified date: 10/06/2014
Video
 

hanges to Consolidation – Stephen Hubbard

financial seminar audio
Modified date: 10/06/2014
Video
 

Audit reports that make a difference

The new narrative section of UK audit reports is a big leap forward. It is without doubt the most significant advance in auditor reporting in decades.
Modified date: 02/06/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Jimmy Daboo’s personal perspective on new audit reports

Jimmy Daboo talks about new audit reports
Modified date: 10/04/2014
Business and industry issue; Video
 

Strategic report – An opportunity (not to be) missed?

After three years in the making, The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors’ Report) Regulations 2013 has finally come into force.
Modified date: 08/04/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Corporate reporting: Is it broken?

I believe Corporate Reporting is broke and we need concerted effort to fix it
Modified date: 08/04/2014
Business and industry issue
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