Flint, who led a review of the Turnbull guidance on internal controls, was
awarded a CBE for services to the finance industry, while Wyman, a former ICAEW
president, was awarded a CBE for services to the profession.
Wyman hailed the award as a victory for the audit profession. Speaking to
Accountancy Age, he said: ‘It’s a recognition by the government that
there’s not much wrong with the audit profession in the UK.’
Others honoured included former CIMA president Mike Jeans, who received an
MBE for public and charitable services. Evelyn Lang was awarded an MBE for
services to the Lanarkshire community as FD of Motherwell Citizens Advice
Bureau, and Shirley Jackson also won an MBE for services to the insolvency
HM Revenue & Customs large business service director David Garlick, who
has developed HMRC’s new scoring system for assessing corporate tax compliance
risks, was awarded a CBE alongside HMRC director Arthur Durrant.
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