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Audit under pressure to reform
The House of Lords inquiry into the audit market is underway and the European Commission is consulting on reform for audit regulatin across the EU.
Auditors not only face proposals to change their responsibilities but law makers in Brussels are looking at ways to change the regulation of audit in a bid to improve accountability but also encourage other firms to enter the market for big audits.
An improved internal audit code is "vital' to developing the City's risk management, former shadow chancellor Ed Balls has said
Internal auditors are earn more than external consulting auditors, analysis by salary-bench marking site Emolument.com has found
ICAS and the FRC have called for action to prevent a potential audit skills gap in the future, with the launch of a new report