Robert Bruce interviews — Insights from Sir Win Bischoff

Published on: 07 May, 2015

In this interview Robert Bruce catches up with Sir Win Bischoff, Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council. He has just completed his first year as Chairman and he talks about the way the FRC is embarking on a programme to make corporate UK much more long-term in outlook and culture. He talks about ‘tone from the top’, encouraging a long-term outlook and how the new viability statement will work, and how the focus on remuneration should change. He talks about the decline of boards, the rise of committees, and succession planning. He talks about explaining business to the outside world and the importance of value creation, how to get regulation right, and about women on boards and how to increase diversity.

View the full video above, or click here to access the full video in a separate window.  Alternatively, we have grouped Robert's questions on specific topics into themes as follows.  Click each individual link below to hear the specific question and ensuing discussion.

Theme 1: The Importance of Tone From the Top

Theme 2: Encouraging Long-Termism and how the new Viability Statement will work.

Theme 3: Getting Regulation Right.

Theme 4: Explaining Business to the World and the Importance of Value Creation.

Theme 5: Looking Ahead at Reporting Changes, Assurance, and the Reporting of Risk.

Theme 6: The Decline of Boards, the Rise of Committees, and Succession Planning.

Theme 7: Woman on Boards, Progress on Diversity.

Theme 8: Changing the Focus on Remuneration.

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