What does an annual report include?

The annual report of big and medium-sized companies includes their financial statements. The annual report also contains an analysis of the financial statements and their implications for the (continuity) of the company. Furthermore, in the annual report a company provides the overall state of the company and a strategy for the future. Finally, annual reports of most big and medium-sized companies include a section on the company’s corporate governance.

Related Questions

Every year your company has to disclose its financial statements. Which information do the financial statements have to contain?
The requirements for the financial statements depend on the size of the company.
What is the procedure for publishing the financial statements and the annual report? How much time does the company have for this procedure?
Who has to draw up the financial statements? Who has to check them? Whose approval is needed before publishing?
The parent company can decide to include the financial statements of its subsidiaries in its own financial statements. Why would the parent company do this?