KPMG appoints Brexit chief as clients scramble for help

Business Regulation KPMG appoints Brexit chief as clients scramble for help

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

KPMG appoints Brexit chief as clients scramble for...

Head of Brexit role created at KPMG as clients - UK and global - seek to steer understand and mitigate the ramifications of the UK's EU referendum vot...

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Unpacking the Pre-Pack Pool

Business Recovery Unpacking the Pre-Pack Pool

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Unpacking the Pre-Pack Pool

The two most senior members at the Pre-Pack Pool tell Accountancy Age the Pool has made a pretty good start Read More...

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OECD: Brexit will have ‘major consequences for UK’

Business Recovery OECD: Brexit will have ‘major consequences for UK’

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

OECD: Brexit will have ‘major consequences for UK’

The OECD's secretary-general José Ángel Gurría has given his verdict on what Brexit means for the UK and the EU Read More...

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OTS seeks new senior policy advisers

People Business OTS seeks new senior policy advisers

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

OTS seeks new senior policy advisers

The Office of Tax Simplification is seeking three senior policy advisers Read More...

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Taking Stock: The FRC’s HBOS non-announcement announcement

Accounting Firms Taking Stock: The FRC’s HBOS non-announcement announcement

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Taking Stock: The FRC’s HBOS non-announcement anno...

The FRC says it best when it says nothing at all Read More...

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FRC appoints John Hitchins as FRRP deputy chair

People In Practice FRC appoints John Hitchins as FRRP deputy chair

6y Richard Crump, Writer

FRC appoints John Hitchins as FRRP deputy chair

John Hitchins was a partner with PwC for 26 years until he retired in 2014 Read More...

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IFRS Foundation to cut board size and improve transparency

Accounting Standards IFRS Foundation to cut board size and improve transparency

6y Richard Crump, Writer

IFRS Foundation to cut board size and improve tran...

IFRS Foundation says it will take steps to enhance visibility of trustee oversight of the IASB, including making meetings of the Due Process Oversight...

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FRC launches probe into Deloitte over Serco audit

Accounting Firms FRC launches probe into Deloitte over Serco audit

6y 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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European inquiry into Panama Papers receives go-ahead

Administration European inquiry into Panama Papers receives go-ahead

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

European inquiry into Panama Papers receives go-ah...

The European Parliament has given the green light on an EU investigation into the Panama Papers Read More...

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FRC launches probe into KPMG Ted Baker audit

Accounting Firms FRC launches probe into KPMG Ted Baker audit

6y Richard Crump, Writer

FRC launches probe into KPMG Ted Baker audit

FRC will investigate KPMG's consideration of and compliance with ethical standards in connection with the provision of non-audit services Read More...

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IFRS Foundation and IOSCO agree protocol on IFRS for capital markets

Regulatory Bodies IFRS Foundation and IOSCO agree protocol on IFRS for capital markets

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

IFRS Foundation and IOSCO agree protocol on IFRS f...

IFRS Foundation and International Organisation of Securities Commissions announce agreement to improve application of IFRS standards Read More...

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FRC issues alternative performance measures guidance

Regulatory Bodies FRC issues alternative performance measures guidance

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

FRC issues alternative performance measures guidan...

Guidelines and FAQs issued to clarify alternative performance measures Read More...

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BIS launches insolvency consultation

Business Recovery BIS launches insolvency consultation

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

BIS launches insolvency consultation

The proposed moratorium would last for three months, with the possibility of an extension, if needed Read More...

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IPA issues first specialist insolvency licence

Accounting Firms IPA issues first specialist insolvency licence

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

IPA issues first specialist insolvency licence

IPA issues first personal insolvency licence after licensing regime opended to greater competition Read More...

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Law Society pours scorn on ICAEW's latest attempt to expand its legal reach

Accounting Standards Law Society pours scorn on ICAEW's latest attempt to expand its legal reach

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

Law Society pours scorn on ICAEW's latest attempt ...

Law Society claims that the public interest cannot prove to have been served by the ICAEW's move into probate - and as such should not be used by the ...

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FRC mulls BHS investigation

Business Recovery FRC mulls BHS investigation

6y Richard Crump, Writer

FRC mulls BHS investigation

FRC looks into events at BHS following pressure from MPs to scrutinise directors and advisers involved in sale of department store prior to its collap...

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Insolvency Service to probe BHS director behaviour

Business Recovery Insolvency Service to probe BHS director behaviour

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Insolvency Service to probe BHS director behaviour

The fast-track move is a bold departure from the norm, as a probe would normally only begin several months after administrators had finished their own...

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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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UK leads charge for action on beneficial ownership

Administration UK leads charge for action on beneficial ownership

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

UK leads charge for action on beneficial ownership

Osborne delivers ‘another hammer blow’ to offshore tax evasion by announcing data partnership with biggest European economies Read More...

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EC presents action plan to combat ‘staggering’ VAT gap

Administration EC presents action plan to combat ‘staggering’ VAT gap

6y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

EC presents action plan to combat ‘staggering’ VAT...

European Commission present action plan designed to reboot EU VAT system, which is welcome news to VAT experts Read More...

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Taking Stock: FRC falls foul of its own rules...almost

Regulatory Bodies Taking Stock: FRC falls foul of its own rules...almost

6y Taking Stock

Taking Stock: FRC falls foul of its own rules...al...

TS couldn't help but notice a near miss for the FRC Read More...

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Vegro appointed FRC executive director of strategy and resources

Accounting Standards Vegro appointed FRC executive director of strategy and resources

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Vegro appointed FRC executive director of strategy...

Vegro will report to the FRC's chief executive, Stephen Haddrill and sit on the executive committee Read More...

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Frost Group IP granted FCA-authorisation

Accounting Firms Frost Group IP granted FCA-authorisation

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Frost Group IP granted FCA-authorisation

The firm, with offices in London, Croydon and Bournemouth, can now offer a portfolio of non-statutory solutions and regulated debt advice to clients R...

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ICAEW issues 800th insolvency practitioner license

Business Recovery ICAEW issues 800th insolvency practitioner license

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

ICAEW issues 800th insolvency practitioner license

The UK's insolvency profession helped rescue approximately two in five insolvent businesses in 2013/14 Read More...

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IASB reappoints chairman Hoogervorst

Accounting Standards IASB reappoints chairman Hoogervorst

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

IASB reappoints chairman Hoogervorst

While Hoogervorst is set for a second term, vice chairman Ian Mackintosh is to step down once his term expires Read More...

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FRC to avoid further changes to codes and standards

Audit FRC to avoid further changes to codes and standards

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

FRC to avoid further changes to codes and standard...

FRC chief executive Stephen Haddrill pledges that regulator will allow changes to codes and standards to 'bed in' rather than introduce further change...

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FRC highlights flaws in audit engagement review processes

Audit FRC highlights flaws in audit engagement review processes

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

FRC highlights flaws in audit engagement review pr...

Thematic review from FRC's audit quality review team finds that while reviewers do bring standards of work up, weaknesses still creep through Read Mor...

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