Technical roundup 21 September

Sep 20, 2018

Developments of interest this week are outlined.

ROI

NI

  • With resources likely to be cut in real terms over the next few years, the NI Charity Commission has developed a new draft Strategic Plan 2019-22, which aims to address how and to what extent the Commission can fulfil its objectives effectively and efficiently.

UK

  • Research conducted for the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) by the University of Exeter Business School shows that only 15% of FTSE100 companies fully complied with the UK Corporate Governance Code’s provision on diversity reporting by describing their policy on diversity and their objectives for implementing the policy.The recently issued Board Diversity Reporting in 2018 provides a snap shot of diversity reporting across the FTSE 350 and identifies examples that lead the way in terms of quality and approach.

International

  • The final programme has been released for the upcoming World Stan­dard-set­ters meeting, which is being held in London on 1-2 October 2018.
  • The IFRS Foun­da­tion has issued the 2018 IFRS Taxonomy formula linkbase. It has been updated from the 2017 version and can be used with software tools sup­port­ing the XBRL formula spec­i­fi­ca­tion 1.0.