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One third of audits inspected by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) still require improvement, according to the latest Annual Audit Quality Inspection Results. In total, 29% of the 103 audits reviewed by the accountancy regulator were found to require improvement or significant improvement. The f

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is on track to become a new, more resilient regulator according to an analysis of its recently released Annual Report and Accounts. Sir Jon Thompson, FRC CEO, said: “The improved capacity, capability and processes that the FRC delivered in 2020/21 have mov

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is seeking views on amendments made to the Audit Enforcement Procedure (AEP). The FRC has reviewed the AEP and intends to amend it. Through this consultation, the FRC seeks feedback and comment on these proposed amendments.

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has set out proposals to change disclosure documents provided to retail investors under the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) regulation. The changes will provide more clarity to consumers about what the products are, the risk pres

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Following a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) review of the practices of debt packager firms, five firms have stopped providing regulated debt advice until further notice and the FCA has used formal powers to stop another firm from providing regulated advice. The FCA has also published correspondenc

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today made a commitment to be a more, innovative, adaptive and assertive regulator. The commitment reflects the FCA’s Business Plan for 2021/22, the first annual plan since Nikhil Rathi joined the FCA as chief executive in October 2020.

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued revised quality management standards for an audit firm’s responsibilities to design, implement and operate a system of quality management. The standards are as follows:

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined LBGI (Lloyds Bank General Insurance Limited, St Andrew’s Insurance Plc, Lloyds Bank Insurance Services Limited and Halifax General Insurance Services Limited) £90,688,400 for failing to ensure that language contained within millions of home

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has said that changes are needed to make environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting effective. The FRC published its Statement of Intent on Environmental, Social and Governance challenges this week. The statement sets out areas in which there are issue

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today launched a consultation on a series of proposed reforms to improve the effectiveness of UK primary markets, alongside a discussion of how it might continue to develop the regime to ensure the UK remains a competitive and dynamic market. Recently, both

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