Winwood: Analytics crucial to future of audit

Audit Winwood: Analytics crucial to future of audit

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Winwood: Analytics crucial to future of audit

Paul Winwood, head of audit at BHP says the ability to drill into numbers in an intelligent manner will shape the future of the industry Read More...

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Tech changes accountants' skillset

Accounting Software Tech changes accountants' skillset

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Tech changes accountants' skillset

Technology is revolutionising the role of the modern accountant. Richard Anning, head of Tech Faculty at the ICAEW and Andrew Hilliard, Director of AJ...

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Video: Forensic Accounting – Technology

People In Practice Video: Forensic Accounting – Technology

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Video: Forensic Accounting – Technology

Technology now enables forensic accountants to spend less time sifting through boxes of paperwork, and more time working on the case itself. In this v...

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Video: Forensic Accounting – Ethics & public interest

People In Practice Video: Forensic Accounting – Ethics & public interest

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Video: Forensic Accounting – Ethics & public inter...

As a forensic accountant, it is important to be mindful of the ethics required from the position. Some cases have a high level of public interest, and...

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Video: Forensic Accounting - Skills

Accounting Firms Video: Forensic Accounting - Skills

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Video: Forensic Accounting - Skills

In this video, Chris Osborne, Partner and head of the forensic services at FRP, discusses the skills that are required to be a forensic accountant Rea...

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Podcast: Inside Accountancy episode 12 - In and out of practice

Practice Podcast: Inside Accountancy episode 12 - In and out of practice

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Podcast: Inside Accountancy episode 12 - In and ou...

Neil Walker, Principle Consultant at AJ Chambers and Lee Holloway, Partner and head of the Tax Risk Management team at Grant Thornton, discuss the dif...

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Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – “That can’t happen again” - Part 2

Audit Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – “That can’t happen again” - Part 2

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Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – “Tha...

In the second part of Accountancy Age’s exclusive interview with Sir Donald Brydon, we hear how the same concerns with audit expressed in 1992 have no...

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Video: A day in the life of a forensic accountant

Practice Video: A day in the life of a forensic accountant

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Video: A day in the life of a forensic accountant

Chris Osborne, Partner in the forensic services team at the business advisory firm at FRP, discusses the 'average' day of a forensic accountant. Read ...

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Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – "Last chance saloon" for audit

Accounting Firms Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – "Last chance saloon" for audit

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Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – "Las...

Speaking exclusively to Accountancy Age in the first of a two-part series, Sir Donald Brydon - author of the report into the effectiveness and quality...

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Audit industry stalemate shows signs of shifting

Audit Audit industry stalemate shows signs of shifting

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Audit industry stalemate shows signs of shifting

Signs that the UK’s audit industry would reform had slowed in the New Year, but with Brexit almost over the line and an impending cabinet reshuffle, w...

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Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer Centres

Audit Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer Centres

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Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer C...

Investigations into accounting fraud at Goals has involved HMRC, the FCA, BDO, RSM, Deloitte and could see KPMG on the wrong end of legal action, acco...

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Advising your clients on carbon emissions

Accounting Firms Advising your clients on carbon emissions

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Advising your clients on carbon emissions

AAT has released advice on how its members can guide their clients on reducing their carbon emissions and become greener. Read More...

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Brydon and the audit gap: Expectations, definitions and fraud

Accounting Standards Brydon and the audit gap: Expectations, definitions and fraud

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Brydon and the audit gap: Expectations, definition...

Sir Donald Brydon’s report into the quality and effectiveness of audit was published at the end of 2019, and in it, Brydon tackles the issues of the a...

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Government announces review into IR35

Governance Government announces review into IR35

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Government announces review into IR35

A review into IR35, promised by Sajid Javid in the run up to the election, has been launched by the UK government. While this will come as welcome new...

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Immediate action required to meet new AML legislation

Accounting Standards Immediate action required to meet new AML legislation

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Immediate action required to meet new AML legislat...

Professional services firms need to take immediate action in order to meet requirements of amended AML regulation, that will come into force on the 10...

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What is ARGA? Brydon makes recommendations for stronger audit regulator

Accounting Firms What is ARGA? Brydon makes recommendations for stronger audit regulator

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What is ARGA? Brydon makes recommendations for str...

One day after the release of the Brydon report on 18 December, The Queen’s Speech referenced the government’s proposal to create a stronger regulator ...

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Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and audit recommendations

Accounting Firms Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and audit recommendations

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Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and aud...

Following the release of the Brydon report, in which Sir Donald Brydon has made 64 recommendations on how to improve the troubled UK audit industry, A...

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IR35: Tory MPs write to Chancellor

Politics IR35: Tory MPs write to Chancellor

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IR35: Tory MPs write to Chancellor

Conservative MPs John Redwood and Andrew Bowie have both written to Sajid Javid, urging him to suspend or extend the IR36 6 April 2020 deadline until ...

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FRC extends Thomas Cook investigation to more statements audited by EY

Accounting Firms FRC extends Thomas Cook investigation to more statements audited by EY

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FRC extends Thomas Cook investigation to more stat...

The UK’s audit and accountancy watchdog has announced it will expand its investigation into EY’s auditing of Thomas Cook’s financial statements to inc...

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Accounting body IASB proposes profit reporting standardisation

Practice Accounting body IASB proposes profit reporting standardisation

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Accounting body IASB proposes profit reporting sta...

The IASB has put forward a set of “game changing” proposals that it hopes will improve financial reporting for both investors and for companies commun...

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Brydon review calls for ‘urgent reform’

Accounting Standards Brydon review calls for ‘urgent reform’

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Brydon review calls for ‘urgent reform’

The long wait for the Brydon report is over, and in it Sir Donald Brydon makes a series of recommendations including the break-up of the auditing indu...

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FRC revises standards in bid to strengthen audit confidence

Accounting Standards FRC revises standards in bid to strengthen audit confidence

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FRC revises standards in bid to strengthen audit c...

The FRC has issued revised ethical and auditing standards in an effort to strengthen auditor independence and ban conflicts of interest. Read More...

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Firm's ‘humanist’ approach to graduate scheme led to BAAs win

Accounting Firms Firm's ‘humanist’ approach to graduate scheme led to BAAs win

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Firm's ‘humanist’ approach to graduate scheme led ...

Kamlesh Rajput, founder of Sterling Finance, winners of the graduate and non-graduate programme of the year award at the 2019 British Accountancy Awar...

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KPMG announces drop in profits, but shows signs of positive audit investments

Audit KPMG announces drop in profits, but shows signs of positive audit investments

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KPMG announces drop in profits, but shows signs of...

The Big Four firm has announced a drop in profits amid rumours that as many as 65 partners could quite the firm. Read More...

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Pressure increasing on DB pension trustees to fully fund schemes

Pensions Pressure increasing on DB pension trustees to fully fund schemes

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Pressure increasing on DB pension trustees to full...

Trustees of defined benefit pension schemes are coming under increasing pressure to fully fund them, therefore putting employers under pressure to pay...

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Election & audit reform – party stances

Audit Election & audit reform – party stances

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Election & audit reform – party stances

A decision on audit reform is currently being held up by the UK’s general election. Could the future of audit reform be very different depending on th...

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Technology is an enabler, but the human touch is still vital

People Business Technology is an enabler, but the human touch is still vital

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Technology is an enabler, but the human touch is s...

While some fear the adoption of new technology, accountants should embrace it as an enabler to free their time to focus on more profitable and meaning...

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