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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Reports suggest Big Four, BDO and Grant Thornton discuss furlough behind closed doors

Big Four Reports suggest Big Four, BDO and Grant Thornton discuss furlough behind closed doors

2y Shannon Moyer

Reports suggest Big Four, BDO and Grant Thornton d...

Top six UK accounting firms met virtually in a meeting organised by the ICAEW to discuss the potential hit their reputations would take if they utilis...

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Practice round-up: PwC, Mazars, and more...

Practice Practice round-up: PwC, Mazars, and more...

2y Leanna Reeves

Practice round-up: PwC, Mazars, and more...

Accountancy Age's weekly round-up of practice news, including new teams, acquisitions and office moves. Read More...

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Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and audit recommendations

Accounting Firms Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and audit recommendations

2y Chris Jewers

Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and aud...

Following the release of the Brydon report, in which Sir Donald Brydon has made 64 recommendations on how to improve the troubled UK audit industry, A...

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PwC’s rising star

Big Four PwC’s rising star

2y Tom Lemmon

PwC’s rising star

Winner of the British Accountancy Award’s Rising Star of the Year, Harry Pampiglione explains how coding has taken his career to the next level. Read ...

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PwC bosses to face questions from MPs over Thomas Cook

Big Four PwC bosses to face questions from MPs over Thomas Cook

2y Chris Jewers

PwC bosses to face questions from MPs over Thomas ...

Bosses from Big Four firms PwC and EY will face questions from MPs, with PwC in particular coming under fire following accusations of a conflict of in...

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Thomas Cook: Case for investigation to be assessed by FRC

Accounting Firms Thomas Cook: Case for investigation to be assessed by FRC

2y Chris Jewers

Thomas Cook: Case for investigation to be assessed...

The FRC has the power to investigate Thomas Cook’s auditors and any accountants that work for the company who are registered with a professional body ...

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MHA Macintyre Hudson wins big as PwC wins best international firm at BAAs

British Accountancy Awards MHA Macintyre Hudson wins big as PwC wins best international firm at BAAs

2y Tom Lemmon

MHA Macintyre Hudson wins big as PwC wins best int...

The full list of winners from the British Accountancy Awards 2019. Read More...

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The Big Four commit to disability inclusion with The Valuable 500

Big Four The Big Four commit to disability inclusion with The Valuable 500

2y Shannon Moyer

The Big Four commit to disability inclusion with T...

The inclusion campaign is aimed at large companies, requiring the commitment of a chair or chief executive officer, to put disability inclusion at the...

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PwC annual report shows increased demand due to uncertainty

Big Four PwC annual report shows increased demand due to uncertainty

2y Chris Jewers

PwC annual report shows increased demand due to un...

The firm has increased its UK revenue, which includes revenues for PwC Middle East by 12% to £4.2m for the year ended 30 June 2019. Read More...

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Audit news round-up - Deloitte top of the world, PCAOB finds audits lacking

Audit Audit news round-up - Deloitte top of the world, PCAOB finds audits lacking

2y Chris Jewers

Audit news round-up - Deloitte top of the world, P...

A round-up of the key audit news in the last week, commencing from the 26th August 2019. Read More...

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Audit news round-up

Audit Audit news round-up

2y Chris Jewers

Audit news round-up

It has been a busy week for the large accountancy firms, which has seen Grant Thornton quitting Sports Direct leaving the retail giant in audit-limbo,...

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Grant Thornton and BDO appoint new partners

People In Practice Grant Thornton and BDO appoint new partners

2y Tom Lemmon

Grant Thornton and BDO appoint new partners

Grant Thornton and BDO have appointed new partners. Joanne Brown is promoted to partner and public services lead at Grant Thornton, while Ian Bowden a...

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Areas for audit to evolve according to PwC paper

Audit Areas for audit to evolve according to PwC paper

2y Chris Jewers

Areas for audit to evolve according to PwC paper

Accountancy firms are looking at ways to improve the quality of the audits they undertake to restore confidence in the industry, and PwC’s report come...

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PwC accountant caught with 1700 upskirting images on phone

Accounting Firms PwC accountant caught with 1700 upskirting images on phone

2y Chris Jewers

PwC accountant caught with 1700 upskirting images ...

‘High flying’ Leon Chan, 24, was spotted by a security guard in Topshop on Oxford Street acting suspiciously, loitering around women with his iPhone o...

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FRC audit inspection finds no improvement on last year

Accounting Firms FRC audit inspection finds no improvement on last year

2y Chris Jewers

FRC audit inspection finds no improvement on last ...

75% of FTSE 350 audits assessed as good or requiring limited improvements, failing to meet the FRC's 90% target Read More...

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Head of ACCA Scotland calls for accountants to inspire youngsters into profession

People In Practice Head of ACCA Scotland calls for accountants to inspire youngsters into profession

2y Tom Lemmon

Head of ACCA Scotland calls for accountants to ins...

Craig Vickery, Head of ACCA Scotland told accountants they must inspire young people to join the profession, at Accountancy Age's Edinburgh Roadshow R...

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Taxing tech giants: the challenges accountants should know

Tax Taxing tech giants: the challenges accountants should know

2y Dave Beach

Taxing tech giants: the challenges accountants sho...

As the OECD delivered its global approach to taxing digital services, tax experts warn current accounting norms are due to be axed, with challenges an...

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PwC audit changes are “unacceptable”

Audit PwC audit changes are “unacceptable”

2y Tom Lemmon

PwC audit changes are “unacceptable”

PwC’s newly-announced audit reforms are “unacceptable” and “do not appear to go far enough”, according to Professor Prem Sikka and the CMA Read More...

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PwC reveals “big deal” tech plan to boost audit quality

Audit PwC reveals “big deal” tech plan to boost audit quality

2y Dave Beach

PwC reveals “big deal” tech plan to boost audit qu...

PwC has committed to an additional £30m annual spend to boost training, employee numbers and technology in a bid to improve its audit process. It incl...

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Goldman Sachs chooses Mazars for audit – but does it really matter?

Audit Goldman Sachs chooses Mazars for audit – but does it really matter?

2y Tom Lemmon

Goldman Sachs chooses Mazars for audit – but does ...

Mazars has been selected as Goldman Sachs' European auditor, but Prof. Elaine Harris questions whether that means very much will change Read More...

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Women in Finance: 26-30 revealed!

People In Business Women in Finance: 26-30 revealed!

3y Beth McLoughlin

Women in Finance: 26-30 revealed!

Our second Women in Finance ranking spotlights influential women across various sectors, including government, business, finance and accountancy, who ...

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Women in Finance: 31-35 revealed!

People In Business Women in Finance: 31-35 revealed!

3y Beth McLoughlin

Women in Finance: 31-35 revealed!

Our second Women in Finance ranking spotlights influential women across various sectors, including government, business, finance and accountancy, who ...

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Will we have a “soft” Spring Statement?

Brexit & Economy Will we have a “soft” Spring Statement?

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Will we have a “soft” Spring Statement?

On Wednesday 13 March, our chancellor will be announcing the contents of the latest Spring Statement Read More...

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Should accountancy firms up their prices?

People In Practice Should accountancy firms up their prices?

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Should accountancy firms up their prices?

From PwC to flinder: Accountancy Age speaks with one of the co-founders of flinder about the world of accounting and how the main issues boil down to ...

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PwC CEO Survey shows heightened global concerns

People In Business PwC CEO Survey shows heightened global concerns

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

PwC CEO Survey shows heightened global concerns

PwC has conducted a survey that has revealed UK CEOs top concerns compared to CEOs across the globe Read More...

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Aston Martin searches for new auditor as KPMG declines opportunity to re-pitch

Audit Aston Martin searches for new auditor as KPMG declines opportunity to re-pitch

3y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

Aston Martin searches for new auditor as KPMG decl...

There's already shuffling happening in the UK audit sector following the CMA's audit review just before Christmas Read More...

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