Audit Committee

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FTSE 350 reporting leaves a lot to be desired

PwC's survey finds gaps between reporting performance and management pay – and just a quarter use strategy as a base for their reporting

27 Sep 2012

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Investors make last ditch attempt to sway audit reforms

Investors representing €732bn in Europe send letter to European Commissioner Michel Barnier to take tough stance on audit reforms

17 Sep 2012

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Audit committtee's independence called into question

Investors and analysts raise doubts about whether audit committees are sufficiently independence from company management

13 Sep 2012

PwC succeeded by Bermuda firm at Chinese fund business

Bermuda-based firm Arthur Morris & Co succeeds PwC as auditors of The China 'A' Share Fund

03 Jul 2012

International Greetings brings in Dutton as audit chair

Experienced retail accounting exec Phil Dutton takes audit committee role at International Greetings

24 May 2012

FRC hedges bets over audit governance

FRC governance proposals will restore faith in reporting process, while audit tendering rules signal a split from EC stance

25 Apr 2012

FRC consults on revamped stewardship definition

Financial Reporting Council consultation which could change definition of stewardship in the UK

23 Apr 2012

APB presents auditors with history lesson

Accountancy Age delves into the eccentric but emotional APB report, pleading with auditors to inject scepticism into their role

04 Apr 2012

Ex-KPMG partner takes audit committee chair role at Kofax

Wade Loo spent 30 years at KPMG latterly as partner, retiring in 2010

10 Feb 2012

Clifford cuts a rug at Carpetright

Former KPMG partner David Clifford joins Carpetright

21 Nov 2011

Audit committee chairs question Brussels' reforms

Audit committee chairs are unconvinced by proposed EC audit reforms and believe UK audit to be the best in Europe

01 Nov 2011

New audit committee chair for Crawshaw

Mark Naughton-Rumbo is the new audit committee chair at butcher chain Crawshaw

25 Oct 2011

BDO: Majority of audit committee reports unsatisfactory

Audit committee reports falling short of corporate governance best practice, BDO claims

25 Oct 2011

ENRC investigators find no financial irregularities

Mining business claims that investigations by advisor have given it the all-clear

10 Aug 2011

Avia executive swaps FD role for audit committee

Avia's part-time FD Nigel Leavy is swapping his calculator for the top spot on the audit committee

26 Jul 2011

Deloitte criticised over AIM audit client work

Audit Inspection Unit hits out at Deloitte's audit work with AIM-listed client

26 Jul 2011

BDO urged to avoid cross-selling

BDO's growth should not lead to non-audit services being sold to audit clients, says AIU

26 Jul 2011

Lack of audit scepticism trips E&Y

Audit scepticism a worry as E&Y undergoes its annual audit inspection

26 Jul 2011

Grant Thornton slips in biennial audit review

Grant Thornton annual audit inspection shows quality may be slipping as two audits 'need significant improvement'

26 Jul 2011

KPMG must improve review procedures

Inspectors say greater scepticism is needed in KPMG audits

26 Jul 2011

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