Professionalism and 'success from the City' key for ICAEW and ICAS

Accounting Standards Professionalism and 'success from the City' key for ICAEW and ICAS

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Professionalism and 'success from the City' key fo...

ICAEW's president Andrew Ratcliffe and his counterpart at ICAS, Jim Pettigrew, gave speeches outlining their respective visions for the future Read Mo...

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FCA defends secondments with ‘Big Four’ accountants

Corporate Governance FCA defends secondments with ‘Big Four’ accountants

6y Sian Barton

FCA defends secondments with ‘Big Four’ accountant...

Regulator says secondments to and from Deloitte, KPMG, PwC, and EY bring critical skills and knowledge. Read More...

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FA chairman questions KPMG's audit role in FIFA corruption scandal

Audit FA chairman questions KPMG's audit role in FIFA corruption scandal

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

FA chairman questions KPMG's audit role in FIFA co...

Greg Dyke says KPMG Switzerland should be questioned about audit work at FIFA relating to a £7m payment Read More...

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GT in Deloitte audit swoop as change continues at veterinary group

Accounting Firms GT in Deloitte audit swoop as change continues at veterinary group

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

GT in Deloitte audit swoop as change continues at ...

Premier Veterinary Group chooses Grant Thornton to audit the restructured business Read More...

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FRC concerned over BDO's audit scepticism levels

Accounting Firms FRC concerned over BDO's audit scepticism levels

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

FRC concerned over BDO's audit scepticism levels

FRC concerned about level of auditor scepticism in six of eight audits reviewed Read More...

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Leader: Law firms should heed accountancy's listing mistakes

Accounting Firms Leader: Law firms should heed accountancy's listing mistakes

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

Leader: Law firms should heed accountancy's listin...

With law firm Gateley set for an IPO, it should be very mindful of the problems faced now-extinct accounting firms that had taken the listed route Rea...

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Watchdog issues review of audit governance code

Audit Watchdog issues review of audit governance code

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Watchdog issues review of audit governance code

The FRC issues a clarion call for the adoption of an independent voice at international level in the firms' global networks, as it launches audit gove...

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Tesco's troubles a 'self-inflicted wound', ACCA conference told

Accounting Standards Tesco's troubles a 'self-inflicted wound', ACCA conference told

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Tesco's troubles a 'self-inflicted wound', ACCA co...

CEO mentor Andrew Garner tells delegates at ACCA conference the recent troubles at Tesco down to 'managerial incompetence' Read More...

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'Flabbergasted' IFA receives £10m commission in error

Company News 'Flabbergasted' IFA receives £10m commission in error

6y Carmen Reichmann

'Flabbergasted' IFA receives £10m commission in er...

Accounting gaffe leaves mega fee payment sat in IFA's bank Read More...

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Leader: Grant Thornton might squeeze into John Lewis' clothes

Accounting Firms Leader: Grant Thornton might squeeze into John Lewis' clothes

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

Leader: Grant Thornton might squeeze into John Lew...

A new leader at Grant Thornton, and a more democratic ownership structure looms. Partners will be fine with the change - as long as their pay doesn't ...

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ICAS student numbers recover as membership climbs

Accounting Standards ICAS student numbers recover as membership climbs

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

ICAS student numbers recover as membership climbs

Positive student and member numbers for ICAS, as it posts profit despite pensions deficit payout Read More...

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Whitbread ditches long-term auditor for Deloitte

Audit Whitbread ditches long-term auditor for Deloitte

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Whitbread ditches long-term auditor for Deloitte

EY's 60-year audit relationship ends with hotel owner, with Deloitte taking its place Read More...

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Opinion: Insolvency fee plan will help provide transparency and show value

Business Recovery Opinion: Insolvency fee plan will help provide transparency and show value

7y Jo Swinson

Opinion: Insolvency fee plan will help provide tra...

Business minister Jo Swinson says a more structured, controlled, fee plan for the insolvency profession will provide transparency for creditors, and a...

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Estimated insolvency costs introduced by government

Business Recovery Estimated insolvency costs introduced by government

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Estimated insolvency costs introduced by governmen...

Estimated fees for undertaking an insolvency will need to be produced as part of a transparency and value drive, according to business minister Jo Swi...

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USC administration to be investigated by the Insolvency Service

Accounting Firms USC administration to be investigated by the Insolvency Service

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

USC administration to be investigated by the Insol...

Administrators for retailer USC come under investigation following pre-pack Read More...

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Schemes will have to cut benefits in face of record deficits

Corporate Governance Schemes will have to cut benefits in face of record deficits

7y Michael Klimes

Schemes will have to cut benefits in face of recor...

Defined benefit schemes require harsh moves to deal with worsening deficits, say experts Read More...

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FX derivatives losses: What you need to know to help clients

Business Regulation FX derivatives losses: What you need to know to help clients

7y Stevie Loughrey

FX derivatives losses: What you need to know to he...

If your clients think they have lost out in the manipulated FX benchmark affair, there are steps you can take to help, says Stevie Loughrey Read More...

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Deloitte succeeds in bid to overturn several charges in MG Rover appeal

Corporate Governance Deloitte succeeds in bid to overturn several charges in MG Rover appeal

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Deloitte succeeds in bid to overturn several charg...

Deloitte's £14m fine for findings against it in relation to MG Rover seems likely to be cut, after winning an appeal on eight of 13 points Read More...

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UK governance rules in need of shake-up, say AA readers

Business Regulation UK governance rules in need of shake-up, say AA readers

7y Richard Crump, Writer

UK governance rules in need of shake-up, say AA re...

Poll of 102 Accountancy Age readers finds desire for limited changes to be made to the FRC's corporate governance code Read More...

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Political and economic insecurity set to dog audit committees in 2015

Audit Political and economic insecurity set to dog audit committees in 2015

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Political and economic insecurity set to dog audit...

Audit committee members finding it "increasingly difficult" to oversee major risks in addition to financial reporting constraints Read More...

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FRC urges deeper engagement with stewardship code

Audit FRC urges deeper engagement with stewardship code

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

FRC urges deeper engagement with stewardship code

FRC expresses disappointment that "too many signatories fail to follow-through on their commitment to the code" Read More...

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140 current female KPMG US employees join lawsuit against firm

Accounting Firms 140 current female KPMG US employees join lawsuit against firm

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

140 current female KPMG US employees join lawsuit ...

Lawyers representing a class action against KPMG reveal that 142 of the firm's current female employees have opted in to the lawsuit Read More...

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Geoffrey Green to replace Fleck as FRRP chair

Corporate Governance Geoffrey Green to replace Fleck as FRRP chair

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Geoffrey Green to replace Fleck as FRRP chair

Former senior partner of global law firm Ashurst to join body responsible for reviewing company accounts Read More...

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One-in-ten 'approached women' join KPMG US lawsuit

Accounting Firms One-in-ten 'approached women' join KPMG US lawsuit

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

One-in-ten 'approached women' join KPMG US lawsuit

Nearly 900 female fee-earners, associated with KPMG US, join gender discrimination class action lawsuit against the firm Read More...

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PwC in the money with new publisher’s audit

Audit PwC in the money with new publisher’s audit

7y Richard Crump, Writer

PwC in the money with new publisher’s audit

PwC replaces Deloitte as auditors of FTSE 250 publisher Euromoney Institutional Investor Read More...

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#AS2014: Banks hit with £3.5bn rap on knuckles

Corporate Governance #AS2014: Banks hit with £3.5bn rap on knuckles

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

#AS2014: Banks hit with £3.5bn rap on knuckles

The measure - which will kick in from 1 April 2015 - includes an exemption for losses incurred in the first five years of a bank's authorisation Read ...

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Bangladesh audit reform moves forward, despite disagreements

Accounting Standards Bangladesh audit reform moves forward, despite disagreements

7y A.Z.M. Anas

Bangladesh audit reform moves forward, despite dis...

A power struggle between Bangladeshi institutes fails to halt move towards stronger audit and accounting regulation Read More...

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