Watchdog chief insists on 'absolute' confidence in discplinary staff

Regulatory Bodies Watchdog chief insists on 'absolute' confidence in discplinary staff

10y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Watchdog chief insists on 'absolute' confidence in...

FRC CEO Stephen Haddrill says he has absolute confidence in disciplinary body staff as it faces huge caseload Read More...

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Boards failing to reveal 'risks and uncertainties'

Regulatory Bodies Boards failing to reveal 'risks and uncertainties'

10y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Boards failing to reveal 'risks and uncertainties'

Watchdog warns that many board members need to do more to report the risks and uncertainties facing their companies Read More...

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Minister has "serious concerns" over Big Four's audit dominance

Audit Minister has "serious concerns" over Big Four's audit dominance

10y Nick Huber, Writer

Minister has "serious concerns" over Big Four's au...

Ed Davey says government regulation of audit market is not preferred option and urges big companies to consider using mid-tier accounting firms Read M...

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FRC and FSA to share audit information

Audit FRC and FSA to share audit information

10y Paul Grant, Writer

FRC and FSA to share audit information

The Financial Services Authority and the Financial Reporting Council to exchange information in an attempt to improve the oversight of bank audits Rea...

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Top six firms welcome US and UK audit co-operation

Audit Top six firms welcome US and UK audit co-operation

10y Kevin Reed, Writer

Top six firms welcome US and UK audit co-operation

The biggest global firms issue joint statement saying co-operation between the US and UK audit regulators will benefit the profession and global marke...

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FRC beefs up audit committee powers

Regulatory Bodies FRC beefs up audit committee powers

10y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

FRC beefs up audit committee powers

Proposals will offer audit committees greater scope to detail how they have kept management honest Read More...

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FRC makes Glen Moreno deputy chairman

Regulatory Bodies FRC makes Glen Moreno deputy chairman

11y Paul Grant, Writer

FRC makes Glen Moreno deputy chairman

The chairman of international media group Pearson, Glen Moreno, has been revealed as the deputy chairman of the UK’s financial watchdog Read More...

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Regulators failed to watch over Big Four during crisis, say Lords

Audit Regulators failed to watch over Big Four during crisis, say Lords

11y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

Regulators failed to watch over Big Four during cr...

Lord Lawson puts the boot into the FRC and FSA over their failure to communicate adequately with the Big Four Read More...

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Accounting fraud pays - or getting caught doesn't hurt. Mostly.

Audit Accounting fraud pays - or getting caught doesn't hurt. Mostly.

11y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Accounting fraud pays - or getting caught doesn't ...

AS A JOURNALIST I must confess I don’t usually read the accounting books that drop onto my desk on a weekly basis but Michael Jones’ hefty...

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Hogg appointed as new business ambassador

Regulatory Bodies Hogg appointed as new business ambassador

11y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

Hogg appointed as new business ambassador

David Cameron appoints business ambassadors Read More...

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Watchdog launches Baker Tilly probe

Audit Watchdog launches Baker Tilly probe

11y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Watchdog launches Baker Tilly probe

Accountancy and Actuarial Discipline Board opens investigation into Baker Tilly over its audit of electric van maker Tanfield Read More...

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Aussies advise Lords on 'proportionate' liability

Audit Aussies advise Lords on 'proportionate' liability

11y Santhie Goundar, Contributor

Aussies advise Lords on 'proportionate' liability

Australian institute tells House of Lords that capping liability, government oversight and professional have changed the audit market Read More...

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Video: Disciplinary board creaks under workload

Business Regulation Video: Disciplinary board creaks under workload

11y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Video: Disciplinary board creaks under workload

AADB struggling to cope with huge number of cases on its books Read More...

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Profession's disciplinary body under pressure

Regulatory Bodies Profession's disciplinary body under pressure

11y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

Profession's disciplinary body under pressure

Make or break: with few resources and limited powers the AADB now has to show it really has the clout to count Read More...

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'Institutional prejudice' restricting audit market

Audit 'Institutional prejudice' restricting audit market

11y Santhie Goundar, Contributor

'Institutional prejudice' restricting audit market

Mid-tier firms tell Lords committee that intervention required to 'de-risk' audit market Read More...

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US tests standard setter's independence

Accounting Standards US tests standard setter's independence

11y Gavin Hinks, Writer

US tests standard setter's independence

Securities and Exchange Commission publishes work plan for assessing its decision to accept IFRS and the IASB Read More...

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Insolvency Service should replace courts

Business Recovery Insolvency Service should replace courts

11y Rachael Singh, Writer

Insolvency Service should replace courts

Decisions on bankruptcy orders should be passed to the Insolvency Service replacing the courts according to a recent consultation Read More...

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FRC wants greater power over auditors

Audit FRC wants greater power over auditors

11y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

FRC wants greater power over auditors

FRC wants more power to sanction auditors Read More...

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FRC highlights four "significant synergies" if handed UKLA

Business Regulation FRC highlights four "significant synergies" if handed UKLA

11y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

FRC highlights four "significant synergies" if han...

FRC chief said it is important "all parts learn to work closer together" Read More...

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FRC chief lends support to proposed UKLA move

Business Regulation FRC chief lends support to proposed UKLA move

11y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

FRC chief lends support to proposed UKLA move

Proposed relocation of UK Listing Authority welcomed by FRC chairman Read More...

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FSA pay half a million pounds for firms' secondees

Business Regulation FSA pay half a million pounds for firms' secondees

11y Kevin Reed, Writer

FSA pay half a million pounds for firms' secondees

KPMG, E&Y and PwC paid for secondees to the FSA Read More...

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Government considers merging FRC and FSA

Audit Government considers merging FRC and FSA

11y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Government considers merging FRC and FSA

Accountancy regulator could be merged with Financial Services Authority Read More...

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ICAEW hits back at FSA-FRC auditor criticisms

Audit ICAEW hits back at FSA-FRC auditor criticisms

11y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

ICAEW hits back at FSA-FRC auditor criticisms

Profession defends role of auditors in lead-up to banking crisis, but accepts need for change Read More...

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FSA audit report: Regulator seeks power to disqualify audit firms

Audit FSA audit report: Regulator seeks power to disqualify audit firms

11y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

FSA audit report: Regulator seeks power to disqual...

Bold new powers sought by financial regulator Read More...

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Haddrill calls for expanded FRC powers

Accounting Standards Haddrill calls for expanded FRC powers

11y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

Haddrill calls for expanded FRC powers

Haddrill wants power to share information within FRC Read More...

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