Audit

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EU audit reforms insubstantial, say readers

European Union audit reforms don't go far enough, according to Accountancy Age readers

22 Jan 2014

Vodafone Oxford Street

Deloitte in danger of losing £8m Vodafone audit

Vodafone puts audit contract on the market for the first time in 26 years

21 Jan 2014

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KPMG faces investigation over Co-op Bank audit

KPMG investigated over its audit of troubled lender Co-op Bank

20 Jan 2014

Auditors believe companies are losing battle against cyber crime

KPMG's UK Audit Committee Institute warns about poor quality data hampering cyber protection efforts

17 Jan 2014

PwC: RSA's problems limited to Irish operation

Reviews involving auditors, external assurance and internal audit, outline extent of financial and control issues at RSA's Irish division

09 Jan 2014

Auditors raise concerns on emphasis put on like-for-like sales

Like-for-like sales cannot give a true reflection of a company’s growth, warns retail auditor group

09 Jan 2014

Top 50 Audit analysis: Squeezed until the pip squeaks

Pricing pressure and company exemptions are putting the squeeze on audit fees

03 Jan 2014

Baker Tilly blames “low-balling” for decline in profits

Baker Tilly sees its profit fall substantially in March 2013 year-end, blaming lost re-tendering due to low-ball pricing

02 Jan 2014

Chiene & Tait to leave listed audit market

Former client explains that Chiene & Tait's decision to quit its audit is "strategic"

24 Dec 2013

Accountancy insolvencies expose flaw in government audit policy

A 41% spike in the number of firms going bust can be attributed in part to increased audit thresholds

23 Dec 2013

Mazars to acquire Deloitte public sector internal audit unit

Mazars will gain 120 specialist public sector internal audit staff from Deloitte

20 Dec 2013

Farepak auditor EY reaches settlement with FRC

Financial watchdog reaches agreement with Farepak parent company auditor EY and its partner Alan Flitcroft

19 Dec 2013

London Stock Exchange puts audit out to tender

LSE puts audit, currently held by PwC, out to tender

19 Dec 2013

Opinion: EU non-audit black list is a grey area

Prohibited tax services are open to interpretation, claims Richard Crump

18 Dec 2013

Leader: Minimal audit change leaves quality question unanswered

UK and EU audit market interventions lack the oomph to create a huge impact - and so quality remains an issue, says Kevin Reed

18 Dec 2013

Last minute deal pushes through EU audit reform

EU rules will impose mandatory audit rotation, restrict non-audit services, cap non-audit fees and enhance supervision

17 Dec 2013

Preliminary agreement reached on EU audit reform

Framework on EU audit reform is now subject to final agreement by member states later this week

17 Dec 2013

An 'audit bonus' for business, but dire news for small firms

An increase in the audit threshold could be dire for the smaller end of the accounting profession

17 Dec 2013

Deloitte replaces KPMG as Spirax-Sarco auditor

FTSE 250 engineering company appoints Deloitte as its auditor for the year ending 31 December 2014

17 Dec 2013

Audit trilogue negotiations set to restart

Negotiations on between parliament, the EU Council and European Commission on EU audit reform set to restart

16 Dec 2013

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