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Auditors’ reports are light on climate change, fraud risks, UK watchdog finds

By Phoebe Seers
  • 16 Aug 2022 14:38
  • 16 Aug 2022 14:38
The UK’s audit watchdog has identified the discussion around climate change and fraud risks as two areas in auditors' reports that might need more attention, as it looks to make them more meaningful to users.

Most such reports fail to include any discussion at all of climate change risks, and only generic responses

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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