TS NOTED that uber-caterers Compass Group are in the midst of their audit tender process, with incumbents Deloitte holding the baton for 27 years.
Will the ‘Big Four shuffle’, as coined by MSI Global Alliance chairman James Mendelssohn on Twitter today, continue? Or will one of the mid-tier pretenders pick up the work? TS doesn’t have a clue…
What we do know is that it’s likely to be a new experience for audit committee chair John Bason, CFO of Associated British Foods. A long-time finance chief at the food business (since 1999), ABF has had an even longer-term auditor – KPMG for 77 years, according to The Times.
He’d be forgiven for hitting autopilot and recommending KPMG for the Compass job…
KPMG set to take on the Legal & General audit from PwC, months after also nabbing Standard Life from its Big Four rival
There are 50 forces leading change in the global public sector that accountants need to prepare for, say ACCA
Corrective action has been taken by Sports Direct into its international stores reporting, following a review by accounting's watchdog
Companies must report on their complex financial structures including offshore accounts and notify HMRC