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UK corporate governance

This site aims to provide our clients who have responsibility for governance of UK listed companies, with easy access to essential corporate governance materials.

You will find links to materials published by various authorities in relation to governance of companies; governance of investors; executive remuneration as well as links to A&O publications. 

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FRC: Report: CRR Thematic review of climate-related metrics and targets (July 2023)

FRC: Video: New Corporate Reporting Requirements Webinar (July 2023)

FCA: Handbook Notice No 111 (July 2023)

FCA: Technical Standards (Electronic Reporting Format) Instrument 2023 (FCA 2023/31) (July 2023

Primary Market Technical Note: Structured digital reporting for annual financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (July 2023)

FCA: Consultation paper: Streamlining our transparency rules on structured digital reporting of annual financial statements by companies (CP23/2) (July 2023)

European Commission: Press release: The Commission adopts the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (July 2023)

FRC: Podcast: Early feedback on the UK Corporate Governance Code Consultation (July 2023)

FRC: Corporate Governance Code 2023: The hot topics for our stakeholders (July 2023)

CIPD: Report: The value of people expertise on corporate boards (July 2023)

FRC Press Release: Financial Reporting Council welcomes new corporate reporting requirements (July 2023)

FRC Lab: Report: ESG data distribution and consumption: Optimising the flow of ESG data from companies to investors (July 2023) Draft statutory instrument: The Companies (Strategic Report and Directors’ Report) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 (July 2023) Draft Explanatory Memorandum: The Companies (Strategic Report and Directors’ Report) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 (July 2023)

Chartered Governance Institute: Code of Practice for board reviewers (July 2023)

Chartered Governance Institute: Guidance note: Principles of Good Practice for listed companies using external board reviewers (July 2023)

Chartered Governance Institute: Guidance note Reporting on board performance reviews: Guidance for listed companies (July 2023)

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March 2023

FRC: Three Year Plan: 2023 to 2026 (March 2023)

PLSA Stewardship & Voting Guidelines 2023 (March 2023) 

FCA: Newsletter: Primary Market Bulletin 44 (March 2023) [In this edition, the FCA has, among other things, summarised its disclosure expectations and supervisory strategy for the new Diversity and Inclusion rules for listed companies which came into effect for accounting periods beginning 1 April 2022 and it has provided some recommended steps for companies to get ready to make the necessary disclosures.]

The Parker Review/EY: Report: Improving the Ethnic Diversity of UK Business: An update report from the Parker Review (March 2023)

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