The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has imposed a severe reprimand and a financial penalty against Richard Jones in respect of misconduct relating to the actuarial advisory services he provided to Coats Group, the business formerly known as Guinness...
The government has put forward proposals to introduce a strengthened, statutory basis for the regulation of the actuarial profession.
Former Financial Regulators Complaints Commissioner Antony Townsend is to become chair of an expanded Determinations Panel at The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Claudia Chapman sets out why schemes should look at expand their stewardship reporting and learn from best practice.
Corporate reporting needs to improve to meet investor expectations on the issue of climate change, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) says.
Asset owners and investors have made “good attempts” at reporting against the principles of the UK Stewardship Code 2020, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) says.
Three accounting bodies have published specific Covid-19 guidance for the compilation of pension scheme accounts, recognising that “it can’t be business as usual”.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched a revised stewardship code – significantly raising its expectations on how money is invested.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has launched a monitoring scheme in a bid to improve the effectiveness of actuarial regulation and promote ongoing improvement across the profession.
Pension fund investors could face further disclosure requirements on ESG matters as an industry working group considers fresh law for trustees for as soon as next year.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) allegedly obstructed a whistleblower as she tried to discover the true value of the deficit in its defined benefit (DB) section, according to reports.
The government has launched a consultation on scrapping the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) following two separate reviews.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) should be abolished and audit and advisory businesses should be split into separate entities to improve the sector for both savers and investors, two reports published today say.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published a code for the corporate governance of large private companies in a bid to help them meet incoming legal requirements.
This week's top stories included KPMG facing a disciplinary tribunal over its work in the Silentnight pensions case, and a proposal for simplified defined benefit structures
KPMG and partner David Costley-Wood have been accused of deliberately providing untrue, misleading or materially incomplete pensions information during the Silentnight saga.
"Defective" company audits could mean millions of savers in pensions funds are "losing out", says the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) as it launches a probe of the audit sector.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has found weaknesses in nearly half of the audit work relating to pension valuations and disclosures it inspected over the past financial year.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has unveiled the 2018 version of its UK corporate governance code, setting out how it believes companies should approach relationships with shareholders, including pension schemes.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has named Mike Suffield as acting executive director of audit and actuarial regulation.
A damning report on the pre-sale audit of BHS is set to be published after the High Court last week refused to meet Sir Philip Green's wish to gag the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
Handing the pensions watchdog extra powers will not be enough without a significant overhaul of its culture and reputation, according to a damning report. Stephanie Baxter considers the criticisms
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is seeking three pension funds to join a new investor advisory group to aid its understanding of key areas of concerns and risks.
This week's top stories included reports that chancellor Philip Hammond is considering cutting higher-rate tax relief in the Autumn Budget, while the Court of Appeal ruled IBM had the right to impose a cap on increases in pensionable pay.