Around 20 powerful fund managers and some large pension firms have put together a 50-point discussion paper which suggests a greater role and more responsibilities for non-executive directors that sit on a firm’s audit committee.
The paper, which is intended as an effort to influence the government’s Higgs review on non-executive directors, also sets down the possible shape of a model audit committee which fund managers want to see recognised as the main corporate governance body in any company.
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
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
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned