Reporting is evolving. It's hard to keep up. But leading-edge companies are gaining competitive advantage by integrating their internal and external reporting to give a clear view of their performance (financial and non-financial) and strategic aims.
Your corporate reporting - in all its guises - is what stakeholders use to make decisions about your business. Why should they make a financial investment in your future plans, do business with you, or join you as an employee? Good corporate reporting provides stakeholders with the information they need to make these decisions. And they want assurance that what is reported is a true reflection of reality. Ask yourself: Is your reporting clear, relevant and reliable?