Audit

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British MEP confident of deal on EU audit reform

Sajjad Karim optimistic of agreeing common approach to EU audit reforms by end of the year

26 Nov 2013

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ICAEW questions FRC commitment to international auditing standards

ICAEW suggests FRC policy on auditing standards could damage its global standing

19 Nov 2013

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BDO succeeds Chapman Davis as Empyrean auditor

Despite statements that the company was due to re-appoint Chapman Davis, BDO International named auditor of oil and gas explorer

19 Nov 2013

Local audit changes could undermine auditor independence

Transparency International warns changes to local audit system may "inadvertently allow corruption to thrive"

15 Nov 2013

SEC bans accountancy firm over failed Chinese company audits

Sherb & Co audits of three US-listed Chinese companies were "riddled with failures" SEC investigation finds

11 Nov 2013

FRC updates going concern definition

FRC clarifies the assessement of going concern for stewardship and accounting purposes

07 Nov 2013

IFRS Foundation swaps BDO for GT as auditors

IFRS Foundation recruits Grant Thornton as auditor after it asks BDO to step down following 11 years in the role

06 Nov 2013

EY resigns as NCC auditor following audit fee disagreement

Big Four firm steps down from listed security software business after it was unable to agree an audit fee

04 Nov 2013

KPMG moves up auditor listing for AIM clients

Quarterly Adviser Rankings auditor chart, sees KPMG moving up through the charts

04 Nov 2013

Annual reports serving too many masters

Annual reports have become filled with "obfuscation" and a "lack of insight" investor claims

01 Nov 2013

BIS warned on consequences of raising audit thresholds

Government warned against increasing the range of businesses that are exempt from having an audit

30 Oct 2013

Henderson Group chooses PwC as auditor

FTSE 250-listed Henderson Group replaces EY with PwC

29 Oct 2013

ASE gets green light to audit Vauxhall Motors franchises

Motor trade accounting expert wins more Vauxhall audits

28 Oct 2013

Investors call for bespoke audit committee reports

FRC finds investors want audit committee reporting to be bespoke and company specific

25 Oct 2013

Deloitte US slapped with $2m fine over audit violation

Deloitte hit with joint largest civil fine levied by the PCAOB

24 Oct 2013

Value of the Competition Commission has been in its very existence

Competition Commission's failure to address sufficiency of suppliers in the market is a matter for regret

23 Oct 2013

Firms get strategic in lining up audit targets

Auditors will become more strategic in how they recruit, allocate resources and manage their cost base to attack FTSE 350 tenders

16 Oct 2013

Competition Commission waters down audit reforms

Competition watchdog retreats from contentious plans and imposes ten year audit tendering rules

15 Oct 2013

Report questions auditors' ethics

Research from Harvard finds auditors in India are bending the rules for the benefit of senior management at the company in which they are auditing

14 Oct 2013

Firms expected to review pensions accounting following WHSmith ruling

FRC investigation into WHSmith accounts could see advisers and clients review pension liabilities on financial statements

11 Oct 2013

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

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Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Taking Stock: Honest branding for HMRC?

Everyone seems to be having fun with branding, and TS is on board with

Taking Stock: TS match special

Two of the Top 50+50's big hitters went head-to-head in the County Cricket Championship

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

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