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Small Businesses: Disclosure of Information

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN HL2568, tabled on 13 October 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of how the requirement for public-interest enterprises to disclose non-financial interests and diversity measures under European Union Directive 2014/95 affects United Kingdom small and medium-sized enterprises wishing to be listed on stock exchanges across the European Union.

Answered on

21 October 2015

The Government expects to publish a consultation document shortly on plans for transposition of this Directive, most of whose provisions are already reflected in UK reporting requirements. A full impact assessment, including an assessment of the impact on SMEs, will be made available alongside the consultation document.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills