Grant Thornton to exit FTSE 350 audit market, citing Big Four dominance

Audit Grant Thornton to exit FTSE 350 audit market, citing Big Four dominance

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Grant Thornton to exit FTSE 350 audit market, citi...

The firm has taken the strategic decision to move away from tendering for FTSE 350 audit work until there is a "shift in the competitive landscape" Re...

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Bill Dodwell, Tax Partner, Deloitte

People In Practice Bill Dodwell, Tax Partner, Deloitte

4y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

Bill Dodwell, Tax Partner, Deloitte

Dodwell leads the tax policy group at Big Four firm, Deloitte Read More...

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FTSE 350 annual reports show minor improvements

Governance FTSE 350 annual reports show minor improvements

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

FTSE 350 annual reports show minor improvements

EY analysed 100 annual reports from FTSE 350 companies and found only ‘fractional’ improvements have been made in the quality of some key disclosures ...

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Audit Reform: The Conflict Minefield

Audit Audit Reform: The Conflict Minefield

5y James Roberts, BDO

Audit Reform: The Conflict Minefield

Post audit reform, auditors are thinking about whether they want to be conflicted or not, on a potential client by potential client basis Read More...

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PwC promotes Kail to UK head of financial services

Accounting Firms PwC promotes Kail to UK head of financial services

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

PwC promotes Kail to UK head of financial services

PwC names Andrew Kail as leader of its UK financial services practice Read More...

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New global head of real estate at BDO

Accounting Firms New global head of real estate at BDO

5y 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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FRC launches probe into Deloitte over Serco audit

Accounting Firms FRC launches probe into Deloitte over Serco audit

5y Richard Crump, Writer

FRC launches probe into Deloitte over Serco audit

Investigation comes three years after the Serious Fraud Office started a criminal investigation into Serco over its electronic monitoring of contracts...

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Eagland: 'Audit reform is opportunity for BDO'

Accounting Firms Eagland: 'Audit reform is opportunity for BDO'

5y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Eagland: 'Audit reform is opportunity for BDO'

Paul Eagland speaks to Accountancy Age ahead of taking the reins as BDO managing partner in October Read More...

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FRC announces 14% levy rise in annual budget

Audit FRC announces 14% levy rise in annual budget

5y Calum Fuller, Reporter

FRC announces 14% levy rise in annual budget

FRC to raise levies as government funding withdrawn Read More...

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Auditors will shoulder disproportionate burden of disciplinary action under new FRC regime

Audit Auditors will shoulder disproportionate burden of disciplinary action under new FRC regime

5y Andrew Howell

Auditors will shoulder disproportionate burden of ...

The FRC's new disciplinary regime for public interest entities could see could see more frequent enforcement on more minor matters, write Taylor Wessi...

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PwC to take on Weir Group audit

Accounting Firms PwC to take on Weir Group audit

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

PwC to take on Weir Group audit

FTSE 250 engineer to appoint PwC as auditor, ending EY's tenure Read More...

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UK corporates unprepared for cost of audit rotation reforms

Accounting Firms UK corporates unprepared for cost of audit rotation reforms

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

UK corporates unprepared for cost of audit rotatio...

Huge portion of FTSE 350 companies unprepared for imminent EU audit reforms Read More...

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KPMG to pick up FTSE 250 builder WS Atkins’ audit

Audit KPMG to pick up FTSE 250 builder WS Atkins’ audit

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

KPMG to pick up FTSE 250 builder WS Atkins’ audit

KPMG to take on audit after PwC's tenure expires Read More...

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Hospitals group Mediclinic appoints PwC as auditors

Accounting Firms Hospitals group Mediclinic appoints PwC as auditors

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Hospitals group Mediclinic appoints PwC as auditor...

Mediclinic appoints PwC as auditor Read More...

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Stagecoach set for EY audit appointment

Audit Stagecoach set for EY audit appointment

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Stagecoach set for EY audit appointment

EY set to take on Stagecoach audit from April Read More...

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EY extracts Vedanta Resource audit as Deloitte tenure ends

Accounting Firms EY extracts Vedanta Resource audit as Deloitte tenure ends

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

EY extracts Vedanta Resource audit as Deloitte ten...

London-listed Vedanta appoints EY as auditors after Deloitte ends tenure stretching back to 2003 Read More...

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Almost half of FTSE 350 companies pay less than 20% corporation tax

Corporate Tax Almost half of FTSE 350 companies pay less than 20% corporation tax

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Almost half of FTSE 350 companies pay less than 20...

Some 144 FTSE 350 companies paid below the 20% corporation tax rate in the last year, research finds 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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KPMG replaces PwC as Grainger auditors

Accounting Firms KPMG replaces PwC as Grainger auditors

7y Richard Crump, Writer

KPMG replaces PwC as Grainger auditors

Property owner Grainger replaces auditors following first tender in ten years Read More...

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KPMG increases lead as most prolific stock market auditor

Accounting Firms KPMG increases lead as most prolific stock market auditor

7y Richard Crump, Writer

KPMG increases lead as most prolific stock market ...

KPMG increases lead as the most prolific auditor of stock market companies, while PwC remains most dominant FTSE 100 auditor Read More...

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FTSE 250 Interserve swaps Deloitte for GT auditors

Audit FTSE 250 Interserve swaps Deloitte for GT auditors

8y Rachael Singh, Writer

FTSE 250 Interserve swaps Deloitte for GT auditors

FTSE 250 company first to move from Big Four firm to mid-tier rival since regulatory audit changes Read More...

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BDO loses FTSE 250 Derwent London audit to PwC

Accounting Firms BDO loses FTSE 250 Derwent London audit to PwC

8y Richard Crump, Writer

BDO loses FTSE 250 Derwent London audit to PwC

PwC picks up the £300,000 audit of Derwent London from BDO Read More...

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Wheel of Fortune: The Audit Fees Survey 2014

Accounting Firms Wheel of Fortune: The Audit Fees Survey 2014

8y Richard Crump, Writer

Wheel of Fortune: The Audit Fees Survey 2014

Download the Audit Fees Survey 2014 Special Report IT HAS BEEN a signal year for auditors and the finance directors and audit committees of the FTSE 3...

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PwC picks up Electrocomponents audit

Accounting Firms PwC picks up Electrocomponents audit

8y Richard Crump, Writer

PwC picks up Electrocomponents audit

PwC replaces KPMG as auditors of FTSE 250 electronics distributor Read More...

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FTSE 350 pension scheme accounting deficits increase by £25bn

Accounting Standards FTSE 350 pension scheme accounting deficits increase by £25bn

8y Richard Crump, Writer

FTSE 350 pension scheme accounting deficits increa...

Estimated aggregate IAS19 deficit for the defined benefit schemes of FTSE 350 companies stood at £97bn at 31 December 2013 Read More...

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Deloitte replaces KPMG as Spirax-Sarco auditor

Accounting Firms Deloitte replaces KPMG as Spirax-Sarco auditor

8y Richard Crump, Writer

Deloitte replaces KPMG as Spirax-Sarco auditor

FTSE 250 engineering company appoints Deloitte as its auditor for the year ending 31 December 2014 Read More...

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FTSE 350 non-audit fees falls by a quarter

Accounting Firms FTSE 350 non-audit fees falls by a quarter

8y Richard Crump, Writer

FTSE 350 non-audit fees falls by a quarter

Fees paid to the auditors of FTSE 350 companies for non-audit services falls by 24% Read More...

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