Recent reports show that banks are not alone in facing increased scrutiny around misconduct risk.

According to Financial Times, “The Financial Reporting Council has demanded information on complaints about bullying, sexual harassment and alcohol or drug abuse, including the seniority of the employees implicated and their area of business.”

This is the first time that the FRC has asked accounting firms for information on the beahvior of their partners and directors. Firms have until October 11 to provide complaints data, and until August 30 to provide details on harassment, discrimination, substance abuse and whisteblowing policies.

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