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Keeping it in the family

Craig Manson, Partner, Mazars

According to The Economist, family businesses make up more than 90% of the world’s companies. Asia, the world’s fastest growing region, is dominated by powerful family-run businesses. But it’s not just the high growth emerging economies where family businesses are so important.

Mazars' comments to FT on ethical corporate culture

Responding to a comment made by Martin Wheatley, chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, that “regulators have been successful in driving cultural change in banks at board level” (22 May), Anthony Carey expressed his view of the importance of a genuine corporate culture in a letter to the FT, published this morning.

Mandatory Whistleblowing Programmes

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) are currently consulting on whether banks, investment and insurance companies should be obliged to create and maintain whistleblowing programmes.

An ISO in Bribery Risk Management – Further Progress

Mazars has been regularly reporting on the development of an international standard in bribery risk management. Howard Shaw, Mazars head of Anti-Bribery & Corruption Services, is the Chair of the BSi Anti-Bribery Committee, and as such leads the UK delegation to the International Standards Organisation (ISO) for this new Standard.

Immigration overhaul – key changes from April 2015

A wide reaching package of changes has been announced by the Home Office as part of what has now become the annual overhaul of the immigration rules. Many of these changes will impact businesses and their sponsored migrants. The changes range from the expected annual increase in immigration application fees to more substantial changes such as the redesigning of the visitor category and the new immigration health surcharge.