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

1y Chris Jewers

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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Apprenticeships shaping future of business

Big Four Apprenticeships shaping future of business

1y Laura Keen

Apprenticeships shaping future of business

Laura Keen, EY Apprenticeship leader, shares the experiences of apprentices from the EY Transaction Business Apprenticeship. Read More...

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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

1y Chris Jewers

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

1y Chris Jewers

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

1y Chris Jewers

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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FRC extends Thomas Cook investigation to more statements audited by EY

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

1y Chris Jewers

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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The top UK accounting scandals of 2019

Big Four The top UK accounting scandals of 2019

2y Shannon Moyer

The top UK accounting scandals of 2019

Looking back on the financial scandals, auditing failures and fraudulent accounting of 2019 that made headlines and instigated industry change. Read M...

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PwC review finds M&C Saatchi accounting errors totalling £11.6m

Big Four PwC review finds M&C Saatchi accounting errors totalling £11.6m

2y Shannon Moyer

PwC review finds M&C Saatchi accounting errors tot...

Advertising agency M&C Saatchi has taken a £11.6m hit following an internal review by PwC, doubling the original £6.4m loss the company announced in A...

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KPMG UK launches audit only apprenticeship

Big Four KPMG UK launches audit only apprenticeship

2y Leanna Reeves

KPMG UK launches audit only apprenticeship

The Big Four firm is aiming at recruiting 140 audit practice apprentices in the next year. Read More...

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PwC’s rising star

Big Four PwC’s rising star

2y Tom Lemmon

PwC’s rising star

Winner of the British Accountancy Award’s Rising Star of the Year, Harry Pampiglione explains how coding has taken his career to the next level. Read ...

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EY announces steady UK growth on the back of increased investment

Accounting Firms EY announces steady UK growth on the back of increased investment

2y Chris Jewers

EY announces steady UK growth on the back of incre...

The Big Four firm has continued its investment in audit quality, talent, technology, environmental sustainability and its regional business. Read More...

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What is the cost to do an audit? And how much time does it take to complete an audit?

Audit What is the cost to do an audit? And how much time does it take to complete an audit?

2y Jay Ashar

What is the cost to do an audit? And how much time...

We attempt to find out how much an audit costs, how long it takes and steps in completing an annual audit by understanding the UK audit market. Read M...

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EY to team up for campaign against domestic abuse

Big Four EY to team up for campaign against domestic abuse

2y Leanna Reeves

EY to team up for campaign against domestic abuse

The campaign, led by EY and other organisations, will run a series of events from November to December, aiming at providing businesses with measures t...

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Tax in 2020: A Q&A with Deloitte tax innovation experts - Part 1

Accounting Firms Tax in 2020: A Q&A with Deloitte tax innovation experts - Part 1

2y Chris Jewers

Tax in 2020: A Q&A with Deloitte tax innovation ex...

Accountancy Age spoke with Deloitte tax innovation experts Andy Gold and Chuck Kosal on the topic of Deloitte's tax plans for 2020, innovative tax sol...

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Can technology solve the audit crisis? Key takeaways from our latest podcast

Audit Can technology solve the audit crisis? Key takeaways from our latest podcast

2y Tom Lemmon

Can technology solve the audit crisis? Key takeawa...

Read the key points from our latest thought-provoking podcast with Deloitte’s Katie Canell and Simon Cleveland. Read More...

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Doodling could change your firm

Big Four Doodling could change your firm

2y Leanna Reeves

Doodling could change your firm

In an interview with Natalia Talkowska, Leanna Reeves discovers how visuals can build trust and engagement within working professionals at accounting ...

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Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 5 – Can technology solve the audit crisis?

Audit Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 5 – Can technology solve the audit crisis?

2y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 5 – Can techno...

In the latest podcast we talk to Katie Canell and Simon Cleveland from Deloitte about whether technology can solve the audit crisis and what role huma...

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Accountancy profession in MP's crosshairs during Thomas Cook inquiry

Accounting Firms Accountancy profession in MP's crosshairs during Thomas Cook inquiry

2y Chris Jewers

Accountancy profession in MP's crosshairs during T...

The Accountancy industry has come under fire from MPs during the parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of Thomas Cook, with representatives from PwC...

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PwC bosses to face questions from MPs over Thomas Cook

Big Four PwC bosses to face questions from MPs over Thomas Cook

2y Chris Jewers

PwC bosses to face questions from MPs over Thomas ...

Bosses from Big Four firms PwC and EY will face questions from MPs, with PwC in particular coming under fire following accusations of a conflict of in...

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FRC launches investigation into EY's Thomas Cook auditing

Big Four FRC launches investigation into EY's Thomas Cook auditing

2y Shannon Moyer

FRC launches investigation into EY's Thomas Cook a...

Following the collapse of Thomas Cook, the regulatory body has launched an investigation into EY's auditing practices within the travel company for th...

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The Big Four commit to disability inclusion with The Valuable 500

Big Four The Big Four commit to disability inclusion with The Valuable 500

2y Shannon Moyer

The Big Four commit to disability inclusion with T...

The inclusion campaign is aimed at large companies, requiring the commitment of a chair or chief executive officer, to put disability inclusion at the...

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PwC annual report shows increased demand due to uncertainty

Big Four PwC annual report shows increased demand due to uncertainty

2y Chris Jewers

PwC annual report shows increased demand due to un...

The firm has increased its UK revenue, which includes revenues for PwC Middle East by 12% to £4.2m for the year ended 30 June 2019. Read More...

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Indian government wants market review of Big Four

Big Four Indian government wants market review of Big Four

2y Chris Jewers

Indian government wants market review of Big Four

The call for the anti-trust review comes at a time when the Big four are all facing increased scrutiny in India as well as many other international ma...

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EY announces 733 new partner promotions worldwide

Big Four EY announces 733 new partner promotions worldwide

2y Tom Lemmon

EY announces 733 new partner promotions worldwide

Ernst and Young, announced that 733 people have been promoted to partner at across the globe. For the fifth consecutive year, women and emerging marke...

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Deloitte announces changes to its People & Purpose leadership team

Big Four Deloitte announces changes to its People & Purpose leadership team

2y Tom Lemmon

Deloitte announces changes to its People & Purpose...

Deloitte has appointed Sharron Pamplin as the partner for human resources in the UK. Pamplin joins the firm from Atkins, where she was HR director for...

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KPMG: We will not tolerate bad behaviour

Big Four KPMG: We will not tolerate bad behaviour

2y Dave Beach

KPMG: We will not tolerate bad behaviour

After a KPMG partner stepped down amid bullying allegations, two senior female executives at KPMG weigh in on allegation processes, inclusive attitude...

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KPMG slapped with $50m fine over past audit work

Audit KPMG slapped with $50m fine over past audit work

2y Tom Lemmon

KPMG slapped with $50m fine over past audit work

KPMG has agreed to pay a $50m penalty after the American Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged the firm with altering past audit work after...

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