Audit Committee


Independence 'vital' if local councils appoint auditors

Maintaining independence is crucial as local government moves one step closer to appointing own auditors, a panel has warned

07 Jul 2011


Block the Big Four from Audit Commission takeover

Local government committee wants no opportunity for commission's acquisition by the Big Four

07 Jul 2011

Colin on MOD's audit

Colin and the MoD

05 Jul 2011

Accountant takes non-exec role at Mecom

CFO takes audit committee chairman role at media company Mecom

01 Jun 2011

Shy Glencore doesn't bother investors - for now

Investors happy to back Glencore and, presumably, its auditors

25 May 2011

Metals Exploration seeks extension of auditor role

Firm requests two-year extension of auditor representative

20 May 2011

PwC issues going concern against Southern Cross

Auditors issue going concern against one of the UK's largest care home operators

20 May 2011

Governance and accountability 'weak' in public audit

Heads of local government audit said public audit committees are weak at accountability and good governance

11 May 2011

888 bets on new audit committee chairman

Gaming specialist move in new chairman for audit committee while search continues for new CEO

13 Apr 2011

KPMG senior partner appointed to CATco board

A former senior KPMG partner has been appointed as audit committee chair by reinsurance specialist CATco

04 Apr 2011

Poor performance in banking crisis weakens case for Big Four status quo

Lord MacGregor, chairman of the Lords' economic affairs committee, on the findings of its audit inquiry

01 Apr 2011

Lords report ties auditors in knots

Firms are reluctant to pin their colours to the wall, but speculation over the House of Lords report on audit is furious

29 Mar 2011

Safferys' Sykes takes Henry Boot non-exec role

James Sykes to chair audit committee of Henry Boot

23 Mar 2011

PwC to audit Clarity Commerce Solutions

PwC is to take over from Baker Tilly as the auditor of Clarity Commerce Solutions

16 Mar 2011

Audit must aim higher

Who do auditors really serve – shareholders, citizens or their "clients"?

11 Feb 2011

Committed to reform

Audit committees could prove the focus of change in genuine reform

10 Feb 2011

Big Four challengers join forces to call for audit change

Rivals to the Big Four call for an end to restrictive covenants, and new measures to aid international competition

09 Feb 2011

PwC tenure as TUI auditors could be short-lived

Incoming audit committee chairman at TUI Travel set to consider PwC's independence as auditor

04 Feb 2011

Investors urged to vote against PwC's TUI audit appointment

Investment representatives unhappy about PwC's return to TUI as auditor

26 Jan 2011

Minister has "serious concerns" over Big Four's audit dominance

Ed Davey says government regulation of audit market is not preferred option and urges big companies to consider using mid-tier accounting firms

26 Jan 2011

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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?

Miller's Tale: Quality time(sheets)

Love them or loathe them, timesheets are a part of day-to-day life for most practices. Cara Miller asks whether they're actually outdated, and a hindrance

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

The untimely death of a client makes The Practitioner think about the role of an accountant


Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services

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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