Corporate governance

Policy papers and consultations

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  1. Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill: government response to Joint Committee report

    Government's response to the Joint Committee’s report on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill.

  2. UK NCP Steering Board meeting minutes: 13 December 2018

    Minutes from the Steering Board for the UK NCP for the OECD’s guidelines for multinational enterprises.

  3. UK NCP Steering Board meeting minutes: 27 March 2019

    Minutes from the Steering Board for the UK NCP for the OECD’s guidelines for multinational enterprises.

  4. Property ownership and public contracting by overseas companies and legal entities: beneficial ownership register

    We're seeking views on a beneficial ownership register to increase the transparency of overseas investment in property and public contracts.

  5. Corporate governance reform

    We are seeking views on how to improve the UK’s corporate governance framework.

  6. Property ownership and public contracting by overseas companies: improving transparency

    We're seeking views on how to increase the transparency of overseas investment in property and public contracts.

  7. Non-Financial Reporting Directive: UK implementation

    We’re asking for views on how to implement the requirements of the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (2014/95/EU) into UK law.

  8. Company ownership and control: register implementation

    We're seeking views on draft legislation detailing how the register of people with significant control over a company should work.

  9. EU audit directive and regulation: implementation update

    An update on implementation on reforms to the regulatory framework for statutory audit.

  10. Auditor regulation: effects of the EU and wider reforms

    Discussion document on the implications of the EU and wider reforms of statutory auditor regulation.

  11. EU Accounting Directive: financial reporting

    We’re asking for views on how to implement the reduced disclosure requirements in the EU Accounting Directive.

  12. Accounting standards regulations: US and Japan parent companies - review of costs and benefits

    Considers the costs of financial reporting for parent companies listed on the securities and stock exchanges in the US and Japan under the UK system.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  13. 2010 to 2015 government policy: corporate accountability

    Making companies more accountable will make them more attractive to investors and make the public want to buy their products and services.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  14. Women on boards 2013: second annual review

    Second annual review showing achievements made in increasing the number of women on FTSE 350 company boards.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  15. Women on boards 2015: fourth annual review

    Fourth annual review tracking progress in increasing the number of women on FTSE 350 company boards.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  16. Whistleblowing: prescribed persons - reporting requirements

    Seeks views on the implementation of a legal power requiring prescribed persons to report on whistleblowing disclosures.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  17. PSC register: draft terms of reference for working group

    Draft terms of reference for the working group which will oversee the guidance for the register of people with significant control (PSC).

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  18. Company transparency and filing: provisional implementation plan

    Sets out when the company transparency and filing requirements measures of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill will be implemented.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  19. Corporate directors: exceptions to prohibition

    We’re asking for views on potential exceptions to the prohibition of corporate directors.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  20. Review of UK NCP final statement: complaint from IAP and WDM against GCM Resources Plc in Bangladesh

    Recommendation of the UK NCP Steering Board on a request for review of the NCP’s procedure in a complaint against GCM Resources.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government