Audit

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Unilever puts PwC audit up for tender

Consumer goods giant first FTSE 100 business to change auditors following Competition Commission measures

29 Jul 2013

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Mid-tier handed "permission to play" in FTSE 350 audit market

While not perfect, Competition Commission audit reforms means it is in the mid-tier's hands to pick up work

24 Jul 2013

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EY picks up two London-listed company audits

EY wins audits of London-listed businesses Cape and Vimetco

24 Jul 2013

FRC audit rules should have been given time to take root

Mandatory five year audit tendering will do little to improve competition for FTSE 350 work

23 Jul 2013

Competition questions over mandatory audit tendering

Profession raises question over merits of Competition Commission mandatory tendering rules

22 Jul 2013

Competition Commission outlines five-year audit tenders

Auditors to bid for work every five years under new competition rules; but avoid mandatory rotation

22 Jul 2013

First ten judges confirmed for British Accountancy Awards 2013

Judges confirmed for the British Accountancy Awards, as deadline looms for entries

16 Jul 2013

Cable: Advisers progress in addressing avoidance concerns

Vince Cable sees accountants moving in the right direction on facing up to tax avoidance issues

12 Jul 2013

America has put the mockers on EU audit reform

Decision to prohibit mandatory rotation in the US puts question mark over EU audit policy

10 Jul 2013

US accountants applaud mandatory audit rotation block

US decision to prohibit mandatory audit rotation sends "clear message" to end debate in Europe

09 Jul 2013

IIA launches new audit code for banks

New code extends remit of internal auditors to assess the management of risks in banks and financial institutions

08 Jul 2013

Banks should introduce extra accounts for regulators

Bank ought to produce an additional set of accounts for regulators, according to Accountancy Age readers

05 Jul 2013

NAO qualifies local government accounts

Department for Communities and Local Government accounts qualified following spending breaches

02 Jul 2013

Taking Stock: Which Big Four firm doesn't Barclays fancy?

Barclays' submission to the Competition Commission suggests that at least one Big Four firm needn't partake in its likely audit tender

01 Jul 2013

Barclays defends Big Four audit role

Current banking audit rules "working for shareholders", Barclays claims in Competition Commission submission

01 Jul 2013

Introducing the Accountancy Age App

Accountancy Age launches an iPad App - a monthly 'magazine' packed with features, opinion and analysis

28 Jun 2013

Ernst & Young wins audit of Iberia

Iberia audit is latest high-profile win for Ernst & Young, following successful Land Securities and BG tenders

26 Jun 2013

FRC dismisses enhanced audit competition role

Reporting watchdog questions usefulness of secondary duty of promoting competition between audit firms

24 Jun 2013

HSBC's Flint: "Important role for modern internal audit function"

HSBC's chairman backs plans to make sure that internal audit is strengthened, and accountable to the board

21 Jun 2013

FRC draws line between internal and external audit staff

External auditors told to stay away from internal ones in a bid to safeguard against conflicts of interest

20 Jun 2013

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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