Advisory services push KPMG International to 8% growth

Accounting Firms Advisory services push KPMG International to 8% growth

6y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Advisory services push KPMG International to 8% gr...

Revenues up by 8% for KPMG International, as advisory services drove it to the £20bn mark Read More...

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PwC scoops Rolls-Royce audit as tender results pile up

Accounting Firms PwC scoops Rolls-Royce audit as tender results pile up

6y Stephanie Wix, Writer

PwC scoops Rolls-Royce audit as tender results pil...

KPMG loses 26-year audit of Rolls-Royce to PwC, as other listed businesses announced tender results Read More...

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EY scoops Schroders audit from PwC

Audit EY scoops Schroders audit from PwC

6y Stephanie Wix, Writer

EY scoops Schroders audit from PwC

EY has been proposed as the auditors of Schroders after a “competitive” tender process Read More...

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MP calls for co-op accounting red tape removal

Accounting Standards MP calls for co-op accounting red tape removal

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

MP calls for co-op accounting red tape removal

MP calls for accounting and auditing red tape to be removed, putting them on par with other organisations Read More...

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BDO appointed new auditor of Game Digital as Deloitte ditched

Audit BDO appointed new auditor of Game Digital as Deloitte ditched

6y Stephanie Wix, Writer

BDO appointed new auditor of Game Digital as Deloi...

BDO has scooped the audit role from Deloitte who were the previous auditors for Game Digital Read More...

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BDO's 'agility' makes it well placed to succeed - Eagland

Accounting Firms BDO's 'agility' makes it well placed to succeed - Eagland

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

BDO's 'agility' makes it well placed to succeed - ...

BDO’s investments in digital, its international network and culture meant it was “perfectly placed” to succeed, according to new managing partner Paul...

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KPMG named top listed company auditor

Accounting Firms KPMG named top listed company auditor

6y Richard Crump, Writer

KPMG named top listed company auditor

KPMG has retained its position as the listed company auditor, according to the latest Adviser Rankings. Read More...

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Audit Reform: A talent tightrope

Audit Audit Reform: A talent tightrope

6y James Roberts, BDO

Audit Reform: A talent tightrope

While everyone values audit quality highly we must be be careful that we don’t let it deter talent. We need to guard against its commoditisation and t...

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PwC must face MF Global lawsuit over accounting advice

Accounting Firms PwC must face MF Global lawsuit over accounting advice

6y Richard Crump, Writer

PwC must face MF Global lawsuit over accounting ad...

PwC must face $1bn lawsuit over claims it provided bad accounting advice which contributed to the 2011 collapse of MF Global Read More...

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Audit Reform: The Re-tender Roundabout

Audit Audit Reform: The Re-tender Roundabout

6y James Roberts, BDO

Audit Reform: The Re-tender Roundabout

BDO senior audit partner James Roberts looks at how reform of the large company audit market has affected tendering activity among audit firms Read Mo...

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Audit quality indicators: now you see it?

Audit Audit quality indicators: now you see it?

6y Editorial comment

Audit quality indicators: now you see it?

Faced with something that many people can’t completely define and most cannot see, organisations have drawn up a measures to indicate the presence or ...

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FRC made ‘serious mistake’ by failing to investigate HBOS audit sooner

Accounting Firms FRC made ‘serious mistake’ by failing to investigate HBOS audit sooner

6y Richard Crump, Writer

FRC made ‘serious mistake’ by failing to investiga...

The Treasury Select Committee criticises the FRC for a 'lack of curiosity and diligence' in deciding to not investigate KPMG’s audit of HBOS before th...

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Colin: Undertaking a Pokemon audit

Audit Colin: Undertaking a Pokemon audit

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

Colin: Undertaking a Pokemon audit

Colin ponders how the Pokemon craze is permeating the world of accountancy Read More...

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Brexit raises questions about future of the FRC's regulatory framework

Audit Brexit raises questions about future of the FRC's regulatory framework

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Brexit raises questions about future of the FRC's ...

The UK’s decision to leave the EU has raised questions about whether the FRC's regulatory framework should change in the future Read More...

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FRC raises concerns about FTSE 350 audit market concentration

Audit FRC raises concerns about FTSE 350 audit market concentration

6y Richard Crump, Writer

FRC raises concerns about FTSE 350 audit market co...

Despite the high levels of tendering and rotation, the Big Four’s share of the FTSE 350 market has risen from 96.7% to 97.4%, the FRC finds Read More...

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FRC consults on adopting international auditing standards

Accounting Standards FRC consults on adopting international auditing standards

6y Richard Crump, Writer

FRC consults on adopting international auditing st...

FRC consults on adopting international auditing standards to facilitate public assurance of insurers' Solvency II reports Read More...

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Colin: What could make someone this happy about an audit?

Audit Colin: What could make someone this happy about an audit?

6y Taking Stock

Colin: What could make someone this happy about an...

Colin wonders what could make someone this happy about an audit? Read More...

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One in 20 audit firms quit as market evolves

Audit One in 20 audit firms quit as market evolves

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

One in 20 audit firms quit as market evolves

Audit red tape is impacting both ends of the market, according to the latest watchdog stats Read More...

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EY appoints new global and UK&I government & public sector assurance leader

Accounting Firms EY appoints new global and UK&I government & public sector assurance leader

6y Richard Crump, Writer

EY appoints new global and UK&I government &am...

EY has appointed Janet Dawson as its global and UK&I government & public sector assurance practice leader Read More...

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NAO report: record customer saving levels despite austerity pressures

Audit NAO report: record customer saving levels despite austerity pressures

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

NAO report: record customer saving levels despite ...

The NAO has made record financial savings for the taxpayer, equivalent to £19 saved for every pound spent, according to its annual report Read More...

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FRC investigation launched into PwC's BHS audit

Audit FRC investigation launched into PwC's BHS audit

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

FRC investigation launched into PwC's BHS audit

The Financial Reporting Council has launched an investigation into the conduct of the Big Four firm in relation to its audit of BHS Read More...

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Taking Stock: The FRC’s HBOS non-announcement announcement

Accounting Firms Taking Stock: The FRC’s HBOS non-announcement announcement

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Taking Stock: The FRC’s HBOS non-announcement anno...

The FRC says it best when it says nothing at all Read More...

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Lycamobile offices raided in tax fraud investigation

Accounting Firms Lycamobile offices raided in tax fraud investigation

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Lycamobile offices raided in tax fraud investigati...

French police have raided Lucamobile's Paris HQ on suspicion of money laundering and tax fraud Read More...

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Leader: Audit competition drives change, not necessarily quality

Accounting Firms Leader: Audit competition drives change, not necessarily quality

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

Leader: Audit competition drives change, not neces...

Audit competition will drive many changes, but increased audit quality is extremely questionable Read More...

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EU audit reform to open up £10bn market for firms

Accounting Firms EU audit reform to open up £10bn market for firms

6y Richard Crump, Writer

EU audit reform to open up £10bn market for firms

BDO says £10bn worth of audit and non-audit services could swap hands between accountancy firms in the next ten years Read More...

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FRC appoints John Hitchins as FRRP deputy chair

People In Practice FRC appoints John Hitchins as FRRP deputy chair

6y Richard Crump, Writer

FRC appoints John Hitchins as FRRP deputy chair

John Hitchins was a partner with PwC for 26 years until he retired in 2014 Read More...

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New global head of real estate at BDO

Accounting Firms New global head of real estate at BDO

6y Richard Crump, Writer

New global head of real estate at BDO

BDO UK audit partner Russell Field been appointed global head of real estate and construction Read More...

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