Q&A: KPMG senior partner James Kergon

Accounting Firms Q&A: KPMG senior partner James Kergon

2w Sam Alberti

Q&A: KPMG senior partner James Kergon

Accountancy Age spoke with KPMG senior partner for Scotland James Kergon, who outlined his background and the key goals for his tenure Read More...

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Audit reforms will force rapid adoption of new technology

Audit Audit reforms will force rapid adoption of new technology

2w Aaran Fronda

Audit reforms will force rapid adoption of new tec...

UK proposals on audit must address technology to be a success, says Jack Skov, CFO at the Danish software group, Konsolidator Read More...

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Statutory audit must “make more use” of internal audit expertise

Audit Statutory audit must “make more use” of internal audit expertise

3w Sam Alberti

Statutory audit must “make more use” of internal a...

While objectivity and independence are critical, greater collaboration could be the key to stronger assurance Read More...

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Audit reform urgently needed to remedy “glacial” progress

Audit Audit reform urgently needed to remedy “glacial” progress

4w Sam Alberti

Audit reform urgently needed to remedy “glacial” p...

FRC audit quality scores reflect "unacceptable" performances from some firms and reinforce need for government reforms Read More...

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Audit must “dial up focus” to detect fraud more effectively

Audit Audit must “dial up focus” to detect fraud more effectively

4w Sam Alberti

Audit must “dial up focus” to detect fraud more ef...

While the responsibility of auditors is often misinterpreted, the capabilities of the profession must still improve, according to market participants ...

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UK audit reform: Key takeaways from the government’s extensive proposals

Audit UK audit reform: Key takeaways from the government’s extensive proposals

1m Paul Winrow

UK audit reform: Key takeaways from the government...

The UK government’s audit reform proposals aim to restore trust and corporate governance, but questions remain on how the proposed changes will be imp...

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Accountancy Age Top 50+50 - submissions now open

Practice Accountancy Age Top 50+50 - submissions now open

1m Aaran Fronda

Accountancy Age Top 50+50 - submissions now open

Firms are now invited to submit for the 2021 ranking list Read More...

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Accounting firms losing out on talent in “candidate-led market”, experts say

Accounting Firms Accounting firms losing out on talent in “candidate-led market”, experts say

1m Sam Alberti

Accounting firms losing out on talent in “candidat...

The pandemic has accelerated a shift in market power, requiring accountancy firms to rethink hiring strategies Read More...

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Audit tech update: Engine B and Forecast

Audit Audit tech update: Engine B and Forecast

2m Tom Lemmon

Audit tech update: Engine B and Forecast

Accountancy Age’s monthly round-up of audit tech news, including new partnerships, product launches and people moves Read More...

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Industry urges government to address “fragile” public sector audit market

Audit Industry urges government to address “fragile” public sector audit market

2m Sam Alberti

Industry urges government to address “fragile” pub...

Market capacity is cited as the key concern by market participants Read More...

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Profile: Azets CEO Chris Horne

Accounting Firms Profile: Azets CEO Chris Horne

2m Sam Alberti

Profile: Azets CEO Chris Horne

Accountancy Age spoke with Azets' new CEO Chris Horne, who outlined the key goals for his tenure Read More...

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Furlough Countdown: Advising clients as Covid-19 restrictions end

Accounting Firms Furlough Countdown: Advising clients as Covid-19 restrictions end

2m Silverfin | Sponsored

Furlough Countdown: Advising clients as Covid-19 r...

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has supported millions of jobs amid the pandemic, but with the support measure set to end in September, how can a...

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The future of audit: Industry-wide commitment to innovation required to save profession’s reputation

Audit The future of audit: Industry-wide commitment to innovation required to save profession’s reputation

2m Becky Shields

The future of audit: Industry-wide commitment to i...

Auditors must harness innovation and develop analytics skills to save the profession’s reputation, says Becky Shields, head of digital transformation ...

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BEIS reforms can demonstrate "true value of audit”

Audit BEIS reforms can demonstrate "true value of audit”

2m Sam Alberti

BEIS reforms can demonstrate "true value of audit”

Recent data shows the level of scepticism of audit among business owners Read More...

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ICAEW and ACCA slam BEIS plans for new professional body for corporate auditors

Audit ICAEW and ACCA slam BEIS plans for new professional body for corporate auditors

2m Sam Alberti

ICAEW and ACCA slam BEIS plans for new professiona...

"We do not see it as being necessary or desirable" Read More...

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haysmacintyre’s head of operations and finance on the industry’s D&I issue

Accounting Firms haysmacintyre’s head of operations and finance on the industry’s D&I issue

2m Natasha Prayag

haysmacintyre’s head of operations and finance on ...

Anna Bennett, head of operations and finance at haysmacintyre discusses the firm’s work on D&I within recruitment and why it is important to have a wo...

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The simple step to unlocking greater efficiency

Accounting Firms The simple step to unlocking greater efficiency

3m Sponsored | Practice Ignition

The simple step to unlocking greater efficiency

Practice Ignition speak with David Lushington, owner of the TaxAssist Accountants Oxford franchise, to learn all about why his practice switched payme...

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BEIS audit reforms could bear “huge” unintended consequences, market warns

Audit BEIS audit reforms could bear “huge” unintended consequences, market warns

3m Sam Alberti

BEIS audit reforms could bear “huge” unintended co...

Sources say the government must find more balance and focus Read More...

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Audit tech update: Moore Cayman and Engine B

Audit Audit tech update: Moore Cayman and Engine B

3m Tom Lemmon

Audit tech update: Moore Cayman and Engine B

Accountancy Age’s monthly round-up of audit tech news, including new partnerships, product launches and people moves Read More...

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Firms "set up for success" ahead of UK SOX with automation

Accounting Firms Firms "set up for success" ahead of UK SOX with automation

3m Accountancy Age, Reporters

Firms "set up for success" ahead of UK SOX with au...

Organisations that have automated their processes will have a competitive advantage ahead of UK SOX style regime Read More...

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Profile: ICAEW president William Brooks

Accounting Standards Profile: ICAEW president William Brooks

3m Sam Alberti

Profile: ICAEW president William Brooks

Accountancy Age spoke with Brooks, who talked us through future goals and challenges for the ICAEW Read More...

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Head of FRC says managed shared audit might not be possible

Audit Head of FRC says managed shared audit might not be possible

3m Tom Lemmon

Head of FRC says managed shared audit might not be...

Proposals on auditing the UK’s largest firms lack sufficient stakeholder support, says Financial Reporting Council CEO Sir Jon Thompson Read More...

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Is it time to revise your planning methods?

Practice Is it time to revise your planning methods?

3m Mark White

Is it time to revise your planning methods?

By Mark White, MHR Analytics Read More...

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FTSE firms call for audit reform delay

Audit FTSE firms call for audit reform delay

3m Tom Lemmon

FTSE firms call for audit reform delay

Survey reveals over two-thirds want to delay implementing reform by two years Read More...

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‘Tick-box’ fears over FRC’s revised auditing standard on fraud

Audit ‘Tick-box’ fears over FRC’s revised auditing standard on fraud

4m Tom Lemmon

‘Tick-box’ fears over FRC’s revised auditing stand...

FRC’s revised ISA (UK) 240 standard draws mixed response Read More...

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Report: Auditors concerned over “market-wide capacity issue”

Audit Report: Auditors concerned over “market-wide capacity issue”

4m Aoife Morgan

Report: Auditors concerned over “market-wide capac...

“The resources that ARGA will require are just enormous” Read More...

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Audit tech updates: Emburse, Engine B and Confirmation

Audit Audit tech updates: Emburse, Engine B and Confirmation

4m Tom Lemmon

Audit tech updates: Emburse, Engine B and Confirma...

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