Interactive aide memoire and other practical features
Our interactive aide memoire contains the hallmarks of leading practice updated for the new recommendations. It comes in an editable pdf format so you can make notes and track progress while preparing your next ARA.
The report also has a number of other practical features, including:
- Interviews with the Financial Reporting Lab, ICSA: The Governance Institute, the Investment Association, HSBC and USS
- Case studies highlighting companies with leading practice reporting in certain areas
- An updated ‘acid test’ covering the key questions a reader should be able to answer after reading each section of an ARA.
Download the aide memoire.
Following publication of this report we ran a webcast on 28 September 2017 to discuss the content and give preparers practical ideas for how to improve their next annual reports.
It was attended by almost 200 participants, including 117 representatives of FTSE 350 companies, as well as a number of other significant UK and international listed and private entities, investors and regulators.
We conducted live opinion polls to gain an understanding of participant views. Here are some highlights:
Levels of ambition on annual reporting?
Annual reports are coming under increased pressure from both investors and wider stakeholders, so we decided to ask preparers what approach they take to annual reporting.