Financial Reporting Council

Financial Reporting Council chief executive Mark Dickens says poor quality of firms does not mean poor quality of auditors. Photo: David Wong

Case load mounts for Financial Reporting Council

Fifteen listed companies have been put on watch by the Financial Reporting Council, compared with 13 last year. The council starts tracking companies when it sees media reports suggesting they may have accounting problems or when it receives complaints from other regulatory bodies or members of the public, said its new chief executive, Mark Dickens.