UK Corporate Governance Code and associated guidance

The UK Corporate Governance Code sets out standards of good practice in relation to matters such as board leadership and effectiveness, remuneration and accountability. There is then associated guidance published by the Financial Reporting Council to assist companies in applying the principles of the UK Corporate Governance Code. The current version of the UK Corporate Governance Code was published in April 2016 and it applies to financial years beginning before January 1, 2019. A revised 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code was published in July 2018 and it applies to financial years beginning on or after January 1, 2019. Updated Guidance on Board Effectiveness was published by the Financial Reporting Council in July 2018. Guidance for directors in relation to risk management, internal control and related financial and business reporting and supplemental guidance for directors of banks on solvency and liquidity risk management and the going concern basis of accounting was published in September 2014.

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