Report Leadership is a multi-stakeholder group that aims to challenge established thinking on corporate reporting
Practical proposals on how to rethink governance reporting. With pressure on preparers to avoid box ticking, and to tell their governance story, the search is on for implementable ideas on communicating governance issues to investors.
In this new publication, Report Leadership suggests:
And we offer a 'compliance checker', which could be used as the basis for making the two-part compliance statement required by Listing Rule 9.8.6, as well as making it easy for readers to find mandated disclosures.
The tracker is summarised in the main report; to receive a copy of the compliance tracker please contact us.
UK regulators have published numerous enquiries into ways of making broad improvements in corporate reporting.
The Financial Reporting Council has enquired - and responded to - 'Cutting clutter', and on "Effective company stewardship"
The Department of Business, Innovations and Skills have conducted reviews into the Future of Narrative Reporting can be seen here and here. Also A Long-Term Focus for Corporate Britain: A Call for Evidence addresses many corporate reporting issues.
And outside the UK, the International Integrated Reporting Committee published its discussion paper. has begun work.
Many of the changes being encouraged or proposed by regulators reflect the best practices that we have highlighted in the Report Leadership brochure.