The members of audit committees feel more exposed to legal action than other
board members but are not remunerated significantly more than other
Research conducted by KPMG of 1200 audit committee members in 17 countries,
found that this sentiment was especially marked in the US and Canada but
remained generally high in all countries.
Tim Copnell, director of KPMG’s UK audit committee institute said the results
suggested that non-executives were more concerned than chief executives and FDs,
because they felt they did not always see the ‘full picture’ as part time
‘Companies on both sides of the Atlantic say it is becoming harder to recruit
quality members onto their audit committees, and this looks set to continue,’
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
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Two new audit partners have been appointed at the firm BDO in its audit practice following continued growth and investment
Investment in people, tech and businesses impacts on EY's profit per partner figure