Capgemini delivers a digital “wake-up call” for financial services firms

Technology Capgemini delivers a digital “wake-up call” for financial services firms

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Capgemini delivers a digital “wake-up call” for fi...

New research conducted by global company, Capgemini, has revealed that financial services are falling behind in the race to become digital experts Rea...

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“20% of SMEs are running into cash-flow problems because of late payment[s],” says CYBG

Business “20% of SMEs are running into cash-flow problems because of late payment[s],” says CYBG

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

“20% of SMEs are running into cash-flow problems b...

Earlier this month, Accountancy Age spoke with Graeme Sands, the corporate and mid-market director of the Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG...

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It is more difficult than ever to become a millionaire in the UK

Business It is more difficult than ever to become a millionaire in the UK

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

It is more difficult than ever to become a million...

Nowadays, you are more likely to become a millionaire through the tech sector than you are if you work in banking, UHY Hacker Young has revealed Read ...

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Brexit forecasts helping or hindering businesses?

Brexit & Economy Brexit forecasts helping or hindering businesses?

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Brexit forecasts helping or hindering businesses?

Brexit is just months away, yet some businesses have yet to draw up contingency plans: why? With insights from KPMG UK. Read More...

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Special advisor appointed to Deloitte from BofE

People In Business Special advisor appointed to Deloitte from BofE

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Special advisor appointed to Deloitte from BofE

Andrew Garcie will be drawing on a wealth of experience when providing support for clients in resolution preparedness Read More...

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Ukraine central bank removes PwC’s bank auditing rights

Audit Ukraine central bank removes PwC’s bank auditing rights

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Ukraine central bank removes PwC’s bank auditing r...

The National Bank of Ukraine came to this decision following PwC's failure to identify improper activities of PrivatBank Read More...

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Markets expected to respond positively to US policy changes

Corporate Tax Markets expected to respond positively to US policy changes

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Markets expected to respond positively to US polic...

Markets can be expected to respond positively to US policy changes on the horizon, according to investment director at a boutique investment business ...

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The Practitioner: Financing landscape gloomy for small businesses

Business Regulation The Practitioner: Financing landscape gloomy for small businesses

5y The Practitioner

The Practitioner: Financing landscape gloomy for s...

The Practitioner wonders if the banks will step up when alternative financers start to struggle... Read More...

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Former Clydesdale Bank CEO Thorburn takes EY NED post

People Business Former Clydesdale Bank CEO Thorburn takes EY NED post

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Former Clydesdale Bank CEO Thorburn takes EY NED p...

David Thorburn will sit on EY's top governance body in his role as NED Read More...

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FRC confirms KPMG-HBOS report to be released ‘in spring’

Audit FRC confirms KPMG-HBOS report to be released ‘in spring’

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

FRC confirms KPMG-HBOS report to be released ‘in s...

FRC tells Conservative MP Andrew Tyrie full report into KPMG's audit of HBOS can be expected in the spring Read More...

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Banks’ £135m tax avoidance scheme shutdown by authorities

Corporate Tax Banks’ £135m tax avoidance scheme shutdown by authorities

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Banks’ £135m tax avoidance scheme shutdown by auth...

HMRC terminates bonus scheme used by major banks to avoid PAYE and NIC payments, and is now on the hunt for an additional £30m in avoided tax Read Mor...

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Tyrie lays down gauntlet to FRC over HBOS probe

Audit Tyrie lays down gauntlet to FRC over HBOS probe

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Tyrie lays down gauntlet to FRC over HBOS probe

Treasury Select Committee chairman Andrew Tyrie raises "number of concerns" over FRC's supervision of KPMG's role in HBOS collapse Read More...

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FRC considers plans to investigate KPMG over HBOS audit

Accounting Firms FRC considers plans to investigate KPMG over HBOS audit

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

FRC considers plans to investigate KPMG over HBOS ...

Accounting watchdog examines why KPMG afforded HBOS a 'going concern' status a year before the bank's catastrophic failure Read More...

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Tyrie "flabbergasted" by FRC failure to investigate HBOS audit failings

Accounting Firms Tyrie "flabbergasted" by FRC failure to investigate HBOS audit failings

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Tyrie "flabbergasted" by FRC failure to investigat...

Tyrie's exasperation expressed after he hears from two specialist advisers appointed to probe the bank's fall from grace Read More...

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Tyrie reiterates call for FRC to probe KPMG over HBOS

Accounting Firms Tyrie reiterates call for FRC to probe KPMG over HBOS

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Tyrie reiterates call for FRC to probe KPMG over H...

MP continues to press Stephen Haddrill to reconsider case for a probe into KPMG's auditing of HBOS Read More...

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Extended auditor reports restoring trust in audit in post-HBOS world

Accounting Firms Extended auditor reports restoring trust in audit in post-HBOS world

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Extended auditor reports restoring trust in audit ...

Eight years after the failure of HBOS, the discipline of audit - and its real value to investors - continues to fuel debate, finds Chris Warmoll Read ...

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Has the value of audit to investors improved post-HBOS?

Audit Has the value of audit to investors improved post-HBOS?

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Has the value of audit to investors improved post-...

Audit is no longer described as a 'black box' by investors but, post HBOS, the value it delivers still requires greater clarity, writes Richard Crump ...

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HBOS and KPMG tensions exposed by report

Accounting Firms HBOS and KPMG tensions exposed by report

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

HBOS and KPMG tensions exposed by report

Despite sounding the klaxon, much of KPMG's warnings went unheeded by HBOS management Read More...

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MP calls for renewed investigation into KPMG’s role in HBOS collapse

Accounting Firms MP calls for renewed investigation into KPMG’s role in HBOS collapse

6y Richard Crump, Writer

MP calls for renewed investigation into KPMG’s rol...

FRC should reconsider decision not to investigate KPMG's role as HBOS auditors prior to bank's collapse Read More...

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KPMG and Metro Bank announce SME tie-up

Accounting Firms KPMG and Metro Bank announce SME tie-up

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

KPMG and Metro Bank announce SME tie-up

KPMG and Metro Bank have confirmed an alliance which will see their accountancy and banking operations combine for SMEs Read More...

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Hoogervorst says IFRS9 will lead to fundamental change

Accounting Standards Hoogervorst says IFRS9 will lead to fundamental change

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Hoogervorst says IFRS9 will lead to fundamental ch...

Some critics believe IFRS 9 lacks teeth and banks should be forced to recognise lifetime losses on day loans are extended Read More...

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RBS hires PwC to investigate GRG division

Accounting Firms RBS hires PwC to investigate GRG division

6y Richard Crump, Writer

RBS hires PwC to investigate GRG division

PwC hired to investigate whether RBS restructuring division forced viable businesses to fail Read More...

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HMRC protects £45m in second Abbey National avoidance case

Corporate Tax HMRC protects £45m in second Abbey National avoidance case

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

HMRC protects £45m in second Abbey National avoida...

A further £40m also protected in a second case decided by tribunal ruling Read More...

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ICAEW calls on auditors to vet banks’ capital numbers

Audit ICAEW calls on auditors to vet banks’ capital numbers

6y Richard Crump, Writer

ICAEW calls on auditors to vet banks’ capital numb...

Auditors could add credibility to capital numbers by providing oversight on banks' capital ratios and risk-weighted assets calculations Read More...

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KPMG emerges victorious in battle for Barclays £44m audit

Accounting Firms KPMG emerges victorious in battle for Barclays £44m audit

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

KPMG emerges victorious in battle for Barclays £44...

PwC was replaced by the bank in order to comply with new regulations that require auditors to be replaced more frequently Read More...

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IFRS 9 could hike banks’ loan loss provisioning by 50%

Accounting Standards IFRS 9 could hike banks’ loan loss provisioning by 50%

7y Richard Crump, Writer

IFRS 9 could hike banks’ loan loss provisioning by...

Global banks are increasingly concerned that new IFRS 9 rules on credit exposures will lead to a dramatic increase in loan loss provision Read More...

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Changing of HSBC audit guard sees PwC emerge victorious

Audit Changing of HSBC audit guard sees PwC emerge victorious

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Changing of HSBC audit guard sees PwC emerge victo...

KPMG fails in its bid to retain the lucrative account after a competitive tender for the audit Read More...

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