The state of audit in accountancy

The state of audit in accountancy

It's time! After another year of financial scandals, Accountancy Age are taking the plunge and writing a feature on audit in accountancy. Please take a few minutes to complete our survey and share thoughts on this

What do you think about the standard of audit in the UK?

With financial scandals like Carillion, BHS, and Patisserie Valerie still haunting our doorsteps, it’s no wonder people are wondering what could have gone so badly wrong.

The Financial Reporting Council is under threat following John Kingman’s report, and the Competition and Markets Authority have come out with a number of reasons the audit sector is flawed and what they suggest to put this right.

But it’s also the start of a new year and everything seems hopeful. As such Accountancy Age are delving deep into the UK’s audit sector, looking at what it used to be like, whether much has changed, and why the latest massive scandals have occurred.

We will also consider what the future of audit looks like? How exactly do we prevent another Carillion tragedy? What changes need to be made and what tools do we need to utilise?

If you have any opinions on this subject area, please take just a couple of minutes out to answer our quick survey.

Your shared thoughts would be used as statistics in our upcoming feature on audit in accountancy, but this survey is completely anonymous. You have the option of providing your email address at the end if you wish to chat with us and share your opinion further but otherwise you do not have to reveal who you are.

Without further ado, please follow this link to complete the survey and share it around.

The survey will be open until 25 January 2019.

 

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