AUDITOR INDEPENDENCE and firm rotation is up for examination by US accountancy oversight body the PCAOB.
The body is calling for public comments on ways to boost independence, objectivity and professional scepticism, and will consider issues such as mandatory firm rotation.
An open meeting will be held on 16 August in Washington DC and a webcast will be available on the PCAOB website.
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