ACCA loses new CEO

Audit ACCA loses new CEO

20y Gavin Hinks, Writer

ACCA loses new CEO

ACCA has this morning been rocked by news that Andrew Hind, announced as the new chief executive to take over from Anthea Rose in March, will now not ...

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Hoyle appointed to Audit Commission

Audit Hoyle appointed to Audit Commission

20y Lois Fettis

Hoyle appointed to Audit Commission

Roger Hoyle, currently chief executive of Liverpool Health Authority, has been appointed a new member of the Audit Commission with effect from 1 Janua...

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Andersen in second Enron probe

Audit Andersen in second Enron probe

20y Philip Smith.

Andersen in second Enron probe

Andersen has admitted to a second congressional committee it made 'honest errors' in its audit of Enron, the collapsed energy giant. Read More...

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Foundation to hit the ground running

Audit Foundation to hit the ground running

20y Michelle Perry, Writer

Foundation to hit the ground running

The Accountancy Foundation, the profession's new watchdog, is putting the final touches to its working programme as it gears up to 'hit the ground run...

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MoD numbers fail NAO test

Audit MoD numbers fail NAO test

20y Philip Smith.

MoD numbers fail NAO test

The Ministry of Defence's accounts today got the thumbs-down from the National Audit Office due to out-of-date technology and a failure to account cor...

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Cracks open in Big Five Enron alliance

Audit Cracks open in Big Five Enron alliance

20y Philip Smith.

Cracks open in Big Five Enron alliance

Cracks are beginning to appear in the alliance formed between the Big Five firms in the face of severe criticism over the Enron affair. Read More...

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Charities shift audits to mid-tier

Audit Charities shift audits to mid-tier

20y Philip Smith.

Charities shift audits to mid-tier

Charities are shifting their audit business away from the Big Five firms, giving more work to the mid-tier, a new survey has found. Read More...

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UK standards board backs FRS17

Audit UK standards board backs FRS17

20y Michelle Perry, Writer

UK standards board backs FRS17

The chairman of the UK Accounting Standards Board has hit back at claims that the new FRS17 accounting rule is forcing the UK's leading employers to e...

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BBC dismisses director in Andersen probe

Audit BBC dismisses director in Andersen probe

20y Adriana Zea, Contributor

BBC dismisses director in Andersen probe

The BBC has dismissed its director of global marketing and brand development Jeff Taylor for 'breaching the company's employment policy on conflict of...

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Auditor wins Dame Shirley fight

Audit Auditor wins Dame Shirley fight

20y Philip Smith.

Auditor wins Dame Shirley fight

Dame Shirley Porter today lost the final round in the battle over the Westminster council homes-for-votes scandal, vindicating the district auditor's ...

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Andersen admits Enron error

Audit Andersen admits Enron error

20y Philip Smith.

Andersen admits Enron error

Andersen boss Joe Berardino has admitted the firm got it wrong over the audit of Enron, the US energy company that collapsed last month. Read More...

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ICAS celebrates another milestone

Audit ICAS celebrates another milestone

20y AccountancyAge.com

ICAS celebrates another milestone

ICAS is this week celebrating another landmark goal as it welcomes its 15,000th member. Read More...

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IASB wants small company standard

Audit IASB wants small company standard

20y Michelle Perry, Writer

IASB wants small company standard

The UK accounting standard setter is hoping the global board will heed its moves to harmonise accounting rules for listed and non-listed companies. Re...

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For & Against: Is there a place for the IPR?

Audit For & Against: Is there a place for the IPR?

20y Stella Fearnley & Danielle Stewart

For & Against: Is there a place for the IPR?

Should the costly independent professional review continue? Yes, says Danielle Stewart, as it is better than audit in many ways. Oh no it's not, says ...

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Experts debate IPR's future

Audit Experts debate IPR's future

20y Michelle Perry, Writer

Experts debate IPR's future

The independent professional review: a waste of time, or the way forward? Stella Fearnley, reader in accounting at Portsmouth Business School, and Dan...

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Andersen braced for Enron probe

Audit Andersen braced for Enron probe

20y Philip Smith.

Andersen braced for Enron probe

Andersen is bracing itself for an independent investigation of its audit work at Enron in the wake of the collapse of the US energy trader. Read More...

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New measures for ICAEW regions

Audit New measures for ICAEW regions

20y Philip Smith.

New measures for ICAEW regions

Tough key performance indicators will be used to measure the success of the ICAEW's regional structure and justify the institute's investment in the n...

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Europe's audit chiefs meet in London

Audit Europe's audit chiefs meet in London

20y AccountancyAge.com

Europe's audit chiefs meet in London

Heads of the European Union's Supreme Audit Institutions are to meet with the European Court of Auditors in London today to work towards furthering th...

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Deloitte to review Enron audit

Audit Deloitte to review Enron audit

20y Philip Smith.

Deloitte to review Enron audit

Andersen, auditor of Enron, the energy company that filed for bankruptcy protection at the weekend, is to have its work investigated by Deloitte Touch...

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Don't bypass accountants

Audit Don't bypass accountants

20y An Accountancy Age leader

Don't bypass accountants

It goes without saying that money laundering - whether connected with terrorism, drugs or organised crime (or indeed a combination of the three) - nee...

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E&Y at 'a loss' over Equitable concerns

Audit E&Y at 'a loss' over Equitable concerns

20y Gavin Hinks, Writer

E&Y at 'a loss' over Equitable concerns

Ernst & Young says it was not contacted for information by the forensic accountants who concluded there were 'serious concerns' about the Big Five...

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Charity chief goes before PAC

Audit Charity chief goes before PAC

20y Philip Smith.

Charity chief goes before PAC

John Stoker, the chief charity commissioner, will today be quizzed by the influential and powerful Public Accounts Committee following a critical Nati...

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Question mark hangs over 'independence'

Audit Question mark hangs over 'independence'

20y Adriana Zea, Contributor

Question mark hangs over 'independence'

Forensic accountants have defended lawyers after a survey revealed solicitors do not always encourage expert witnesses to be 'truly independent' and o...

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SEC learns lessons of New York.

Audit SEC learns lessons of New York.

20y Alex Miller.

SEC learns lessons of New York.

Big Five firms meet Securities and Exchange Commission to ensure future disasters don't result in business meltdown due to IT failure Read More...

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KPMG blasts bank for lack of accountability.

Audit KPMG blasts bank for lack of accountability.

20y Philip Smith.

KPMG blasts bank for lack of accountability.

Big Five firm accuses European Central Bank of maintaining secrecy over its policies and causing market confusion Read More...

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Board to go ahead with IPR.

Audit Board to go ahead with IPR.

20y Michelle Perry, Writer

Board to go ahead with IPR.

Small businesses will be offered a lighter-touch after the Auditing Practices Board this week confirmed it is to push ahead with offering the independ...

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LETTERS - One-horse race: ICAS regulations heavy burden to sole practitioners

Audit LETTERS - One-horse race: ICAS regulations heavy burden to sole practitioners

20y Ian Barron

LETTERS - One-horse race: ICAS regulations heavy b...

The ICAS quality review scheme seems to have had little publicity in your paper to date and I would like to redress the balance. I had to stump up an ...

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