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Annual report insights 2018

Surveying FTSE reporting

Ever increasing scrutiny, constant change and a shortage of trust in business have been continuing features of the corporate reporting landscape. Once again our survey shows how companies have managed these challenges, where they are struggling to comply and areas of innovation and better practice.

As ever, we have scoured the annual reports of 100 listed UK companies, of various sizes and in various industries, in order to provide you with insight into FTSE reporting practices. We look at the whole report, including the strategic report, governance content and the financial statements.

The results, together with our insight, help to identify key regulatory challenges and opportunities to enhance your report and avoid potential pitfalls. Download the report to find out more!

Highlights for you to consider

Questions for you to consider in preparing your own report, where you can benchmark your answer against our findings, are set out below. These include issues relating to Brexit, companies’ social licence to operate, value creation for different stakeholders, climate change, employee engagement and key reporting metrics.

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