An opportunity for change in the accounting sector – a need for reinvention

Audit An opportunity for change in the accounting sector – a need for reinvention

3y Leon Kahmi, Head of Responsibility

An opportunity for change in the accounting sector...

There is usually a silver lining to every dark cloud, and the one hanging over the UK accounting sector is no exception, says Leon Kamhi, Head of Resp...

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The future of the audit industry: From masses of data, to meaning

Audit The future of the audit industry: From masses of data, to meaning

5y Acccountancy Age

The future of the audit industry: From masses of d...

Unstructured, broader, real-time data - and who wants to use that information - is having a massive impact on the direction of travel for the audit pr...

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Deloitte scoops GSK 'mega audit' from PwC

Audit Deloitte scoops GSK 'mega audit' from PwC

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

Deloitte scoops GSK 'mega audit' from PwC

Lucrative GSK audit shifts to Deloitte from PwC Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloitte scoops big audits; and corporate reporting woes

Audit Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloitte scoops big audits; and corporate reporting woes

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloi...

HMRC receives highest number of complaints in seven years; Deloitte scoops BP and Centrica audits; and corporate reporting under the microscope in our...

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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

5y 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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Friday Afternoon Live: Accountants in government; audit market concentration; Top 40 Networks

Audit Friday Afternoon Live: Accountants in government; audit market concentration; Top 40 Networks

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: Accountants in government; ...

Head of editorial Kevin Reed discusses the accountants in the new cabinet; the FRC's report into audit market concentration; and the Top 40 Internatio...

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The impact of Brexit on EU audit reform

Audit The impact of Brexit on EU audit reform

6y Richard Crump, Writer

The impact of Brexit on EU audit reform

There are a few key considerations for auditors as they plan upcoming interim reviews and year end audits in light of the Brexit vote Read More...

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Audit Reform: The Conflict Minefield

Audit Audit Reform: The Conflict Minefield

6y 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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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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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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Eagland: 'Audit reform is opportunity for BDO'

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

6y 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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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

6y 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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Former Competition Commission deputy chair Carstensen takes Park chairman role

Audit Former Competition Commission deputy chair Carstensen takes Park chairman role

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Former Competition Commission deputy chair Carsten...

Former Competition Commission deputy chairman Laura Carstensen will succeed Peter Johnson as Park's non-executive chairman Read More...

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Taking Stock: Colin's review of 2015

Audit Taking Stock: Colin's review of 2015

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

Taking Stock: Colin's review of 2015

Our wonderful cartoonist Higgins has taken a Colin-eyed view of 2015. It's basically all the best Colin cartoons on Youtube... Read More...

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Adverse findings should provide impetus for enhancing value of audits derived by investors

Audit Adverse findings should provide impetus for enhancing value of audits derived by investors

6y Vincent Papa

Adverse findings should provide impetus for enhanc...

Scope and communication of value provided by audit must evolve if it is to serve the needs of investors Read More...

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Deloitte ditched as Balfour Beatty and SEGRO pick new auditors

Accounting Firms Deloitte ditched as Balfour Beatty and SEGRO pick new auditors

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

Deloitte ditched as Balfour Beatty and SEGRO pick ...

PwC and KPMG pick up SEGRO and Balfour Beatty audits respectively, from incumbent Deloitte Read More...

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Auditors to be hit with increased FRC levy demands as government funding ends

Accounting Standards Auditors to be hit with increased FRC levy demands as government funding ends

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Auditors to be hit with increased FRC levy demands...

FRC will need to tap audit profession for funds necessary to support its expanded audit responsibilities under new EU rules Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: KPMG/Metro Bank + Big Four tech v audit

Accounting Firms Friday Afternoon Live: KPMG/Metro Bank + Big Four tech v audit

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: KPMG/Metro Bank + Big Four ...

Editor Kevin Reed talks about the Big Four's move towards tech services - how does this fit with creating a satisfactory model for audit? Read More...

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Leader: Big Four build analytics skills, but audit concerns linger

Accounting Firms Leader: Big Four build analytics skills, but audit concerns linger

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Leader: Big Four build analytics skills, but audit...

The Big Four are moving fast to build up data and analytics offerings, but when will they deal with concerns about how robust and transparent their au...

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Deloitte reveals 17.8% gender pay gap

Accounting Firms Deloitte reveals 17.8% gender pay gap

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Deloitte reveals 17.8% gender pay gap

As Deloitte posts 6% growth for its 2014/15 fee income, it reveals pay gap data for the first time Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Firms' audit cost woes + Corbyn's tax strategy

Audit Friday Afternoon Live: Firms' audit cost woes + Corbyn's tax strategy

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: Firms' audit cost woes + Co...

Smaller firms bemoan the costs associated with providing audit services, and Jeremy Corbyn's tax strategy comes under scrutiny in the latest Friday Af...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Deloitte's Sage tie-up, and future for small practices

Accounting Firms Friday Afternoon Live: Deloitte's Sage tie-up, and future for small practices

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: Deloitte's Sage tie-up, and...

Deloitte's move into SME cloud services with Sage is discussed by editor Kevin Reed; as are changes to the marketplace that mean smaller practices nee...

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Institutes retain regulatory powers over auditors

Accounting Standards Institutes retain regulatory powers over auditors

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Institutes retain regulatory powers over auditors

Government also confirms that it has no intention to make statutory provision to regulate accountants Read More...

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Shrinking audit and KPMG SME offering means practice revolution

Accounting Firms Shrinking audit and KPMG SME offering means practice revolution

7y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Shrinking audit and KPMG SME offering means practi...

Audit is shrinking, and big firms are tying up with IT giants to provide analytical services. Smaller firms must step up and revolutionise their clien...

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Taking Stock: BG/Royal Dutch deal will see Big Four fees scramble

Audit Taking Stock: BG/Royal Dutch deal will see Big Four fees scramble

7y Taking Stock

Taking Stock: BG/Royal Dutch deal will see Big Fou...

Royal Dutch's audit is up for tender...will it keep EY as BG's auditors post-merger?...Is there any due-dil work to win? Fees are there for the taking...

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