Accounting and audit tech update: Xero, Square and more

Technology Accounting and audit tech update: Xero, Square and more

4w Sam Alberti

Accounting and audit tech update: Xero, Square and...

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

2m 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

2m 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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Accounting and audit tech update: FreshBooks, Galvanize and more

Technology Accounting and audit tech update: FreshBooks, Galvanize and more

2m Sam Alberti

Accounting and audit tech update: FreshBooks, Galv...

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

2m 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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Industry urges government to address “fragile” public sector audit market

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

3m 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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BEIS reforms can demonstrate "true value of audit”

Audit BEIS reforms can demonstrate "true value of audit”

3m 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

4m 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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BEIS audit reforms could bear “huge” unintended consequences, market warns

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

4m 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

4m 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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Profile: ICAEW president William Brooks

Accounting Standards Profile: ICAEW president William Brooks

4m 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

4m 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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‘Tick-box’ fears over FRC’s revised auditing standard on fraud

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

5m 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”

5m Aoife Morgan

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

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

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Industry torn over audit sector criticism

Audit Industry torn over audit sector criticism

6m Sam Alberti

Industry torn over audit sector criticism

The sector is "failing society", according to one source Read More...

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FRC launches investigation into Lookers audit

Big Four FRC launches investigation into Lookers audit

7m Aoife Morgan

FRC launches investigation into Lookers audit

Regulatory body has launched an investigation into Deloitte’s auditing practices for the years ending 2017 and 2018 Read More...

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Autonomy auditors criticised in FRC investigation

Audit Autonomy auditors criticised in FRC investigation

9m Aoife Morgan

Autonomy auditors criticised in FRC investigation

Former Deloitte partners failed to act with “professional scepticism” Read More...

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Q+A: Deloitte’s UK managing partner for audit & assurance

Audit Q+A: Deloitte’s UK managing partner for audit & assurance

11m Aoife Morgan

Q+A: Deloitte’s UK managing partner for audit & as...

We spoke with Deloitte’s newest UK managing partner Paul Stephenson on the pandemic and what to expect in the new year Read More...

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Buying guide: innovation safeguards the auditing industry against coronavirus

Audit Buying guide: innovation safeguards the auditing industry against coronavirus

1y Aaran Fronda

Buying guide: innovation safeguards the auditing i...

Increasingly firms are leveraging both in-house and external auditing solutions, but implementation risks remain Read More...

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Q&A: G&E's new audit head on moving in a pandemic and the future of audit

Audit Q&A: G&E's new audit head on moving in a pandemic and the future of audit

1y Jeremy Chan

Q&A: G&E's new audit head on moving in a pandemic ...

Moving from the Big Four to a regional firm, Daisy Marsden is taking her audit expertise to Garbutt & Elliott Read More...

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Q&A: Deloitte’s deputy CEO and managing partner audit & assurance

Audit Q&A: Deloitte’s deputy CEO and managing partner audit & assurance

1y Michael McCaw

Q&A: Deloitte’s deputy CEO and managing partner au...

The perception of audit has changed – and with it the market Read More...

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Audit Q&A: You cannot serve two masters

Accounting Standards Audit Q&A: You cannot serve two masters

1y Shannon Moyer

Audit Q&A: You cannot serve two masters

We sat down with Remko Renes, an assistant professor of corporate governance at Nyenrode Business University, to discuss the future of audit in the UK...

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EY’s Wirecard audit exposes potential fraud

Audit EY’s Wirecard audit exposes potential fraud

1y Shannon Moyer

EY’s Wirecard audit exposes potential fraud

After a series of audits by EY and a special audit by KPMG, nearly €1.9bn remains unaccounted for Read More...

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Live discussion: Supporting clients on the long road to recovery

Business Live discussion: Supporting clients on the long road to recovery

1y Leanna Reeves

Live discussion: Supporting clients on the long ro...

As the pandemic continues to disrupt businesses and accountancy firms across the UK, Accountancy Age is hosting a live discussion with audit and accou...

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Wirecard audit procedures yet to be completed

Audit Wirecard audit procedures yet to be completed

1y Shannon Moyer

Wirecard audit procedures yet to be completed

EY audit of the financial services provider has been repeatedly deferred Read More...

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KPMG, PwC's Eddie Stobart audits under FRC investigation

Audit KPMG, PwC's Eddie Stobart audits under FRC investigation

1y Shannon Moyer

KPMG, PwC's Eddie Stobart audits under FRC investi...

Audits for Eddie Stobart’s 2017 and 2018 accounts found errors dating back several years Read More...

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FRC fines KPMG £700,000 for poor audit

Audit FRC fines KPMG £700,000 for poor audit

2y Tom Lemmon

FRC fines KPMG £700,000 for poor audit

The FRC has fined KPMG UK £700,000 and reprimanded KPMG UK’s former senior partner for Manchester, Nicola Quayle for a “failure to apply sufficient pr...

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