One year anniversary of BEIS audit reform whitepaper sparks industry frustration

Audit One year anniversary of BEIS audit reform whitepaper sparks industry frustration

1w Sam Alberti

One year anniversary of BEIS audit reform whitepap...

The need for reform is "now more urgent than ever" Read More...

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Sector Insights: Audit reform delay

Audit Sector Insights: Audit reform delay

3w Sam Alberti

Sector Insights: Audit reform delay

Industry experts give their views on the state of play when it comes to the UK’s upcoming overhaul of the audit sector Read More...

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Accounting firms must not “neglect” sound management amid record revenues

Accounting Firms Accounting firms must not “neglect” sound management amid record revenues

4w Sam Alberti

Accounting firms must not “neglect” sound manageme...

Firms urged to invest in improving company culture and innovation after accounting industry sees record rise in revenues Read More...

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An update on KPMG’s Carillion and Regenersis misconduct

Big Four An update on KPMG’s Carillion and Regenersis misconduct

2m Andrew Pavlovic

An update on KPMG’s Carillion and Regenersis misco...

CM Murray’s Andrew Pavlovic shares insights on KPMG’s tribunal hearing, shedding light on the regulatory implications for the firm and individuals inv...

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What are the key accounting industry trends to watch in 2022?

Practice What are the key accounting industry trends to watch in 2022?

2m Institute of Financial Accountants

What are the key accounting industry trends to wat...

Accounting firms around the world have been forced to drastically change processes, re-examine working environments, and support businesses’ economic ...

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Regulator hits KPMG with £3m fine for “serious” audit misconduct

Accounting Firms Regulator hits KPMG with £3m fine for “serious” audit misconduct

2m Sam Alberti

Regulator hits KPMG with £3m fine for “serious” au...

The sanctions relate to the firm’s audit of Conviviality PLC between 2017 and 2018 Read More...

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Accounting industry must take “proactive” approach towards gender equality

Accounting Firms Accounting industry must take “proactive” approach towards gender equality

2m Maria Volpe

Accounting industry must take “proactive” approach...

Recent initiatives are proving effective in improving gender equality across the accountancy industry, according to practitioners Read More...

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2021: How the accountancy industry adapted to change and uncertainty

Accounting Firms 2021: How the accountancy industry adapted to change and uncertainty

3m Institute of Financial Accountants

2021: How the accountancy industry adapted to chan...

As 2021 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on the highs and lows of the past 12 months and how the accountancy industry has adapted to a myriad of...

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International networks, associations and alliances maintain growth amid prolonged uncertainty

Practice International networks, associations and alliances maintain growth amid prolonged uncertainty

3m Philip Smith, Reporter

International networks, associations and alliances...

Accountancy Age’s international survey 2021 reveals that, despite a tough year, global accountancy networks, associations and alliances have maintaine...

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“Still work to be done” on diversity in accountancy, industry leaders say

Accounting Firms “Still work to be done” on diversity in accountancy, industry leaders say

3m Natasha Spencer-Jolliffe

“Still work to be done” on diversity in accountanc...

Research shows that more work is needed from firms Read More...

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Wave of resignations has "highlighted need for adaptability" among accounting firms

Accounting Firms Wave of resignations has "highlighted need for adaptability" among accounting firms

4m Sam Alberti

Wave of resignations has "highlighted need for ada...

For smaller firms, offloading processes could be a valuable course of action Read More...

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Firms must “double down” on retention efforts amidst resignation crisis

Accounting Firms Firms must “double down” on retention efforts amidst resignation crisis

4m Patricia Cullen

Firms must “double down” on retention efforts amid...

Market participants say that workers are increasingly resistant to low pay, insufficient benefits and limited career development Read More...

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Sector Insights: Women in accountancy

Accounting Firms Sector Insights: Women in accountancy

4m Sam Alberti

Sector Insights: Women in accountancy

Industry figures give their views on the state of play when it comes to gender equality in accountancy Read More...

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“Consistently high” client data quality key for accountants’ profitability

Practice “Consistently high” client data quality key for accountants’ profitability

4m Sam Alberti

“Consistently high” client data quality key for ac...

With accountants spending nearly five hours per week detecting errors, time and money is being lost Read More...

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Top 50+50 Accountancy Firms 2021 revealed

Accounting Firms Top 50+50 Accountancy Firms 2021 revealed

4m Sam Alberti

Top 50+50 Accountancy Firms 2021 revealed

Celebrating excellence in accountancy practice, the Top 50+50 Accountancy Firms 2021 spotlights top accountancy firms in the UK Read More...

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Managed shared audit “insufficient”, ICAEW argues

Audit Managed shared audit “insufficient”, ICAEW argues

4m Sam Alberti

Managed shared audit “insufficient”, ICAEW argues

Stakeholders have expressed little support for the plans Read More...

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Celebrating accounting professionals this International Accounting Day

People Business Celebrating accounting professionals this International Accounting Day

5m Sponsored | Intuit QuickBooks

Celebrating accounting professionals this Internat...

With the year nearing its close, Chris Evans, vice president and country manager at Intuit QuickBooks UK, takes the opportunity to reflect on the past...

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Video: 35 under 35 2021

People In Practice Video: 35 under 35 2021

5m Aaran Fronda

Video: 35 under 35 2021

To commemorate Accountancy Age's 35 under 35 2021, we brought together a handful of this year's winners to discuss the the future of the industry and ...

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Accountants diversify advisory services to fulfil ESG targets

Green Accountants diversify advisory services to fulfil ESG targets

5m Patricia Cullen

Accountants diversify advisory services to fulfil ...

Accountants are at the centre of non-financial reporting, with firms expanding ESG services to support businesses amid rising climate risks and the gr...

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FRC CEO: cost makes UK SOX “key political decision”

Audit FRC CEO: cost makes UK SOX “key political decision”

6m Sam Alberti

FRC CEO: cost makes UK SOX “key political decision...

Ministers are currently assessing a series of proposals to strengthen UK audit Read More...

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Q&A: KPMG senior partner James Kergon

Accounting Firms Q&A: KPMG senior partner James Kergon

7m Sam Alberti

Q&A: KPMG senior partner James Kergon

Accountancy Age spoke with KPMG senior partner for Scotland James Kergon, who outlined his background and the key goals for his tenure Read More...

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Audit reforms will force rapid adoption of new technology

Audit Audit reforms will force rapid adoption of new technology

7m Aaran Fronda

Audit reforms will force rapid adoption of new tec...

UK proposals on audit must address technology to be a success, says Jack Skov, CFO at the Danish software group, Konsolidator Read More...

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Statutory audit must “make more use” of internal audit expertise

Audit Statutory audit must “make more use” of internal audit expertise

7m Sam Alberti

Statutory audit must “make more use” of internal a...

While objectivity and independence are critical, greater collaboration could be the key to stronger assurance Read More...

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Audit reform urgently needed to remedy “glacial” progress

Audit Audit reform urgently needed to remedy “glacial” progress

7m Sam Alberti

Audit reform urgently needed to remedy “glacial” p...

FRC audit quality scores reflect "unacceptable" performances from some firms and reinforce need for government reforms Read More...

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Audit must “dial up focus” to detect fraud more effectively

Audit Audit must “dial up focus” to detect fraud more effectively

7m Sam Alberti

Audit must “dial up focus” to detect fraud more ef...

While the responsibility of auditors is often misinterpreted, the capabilities of the profession must still improve, according to market participants ...

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UK audit reform: Key takeaways from the government’s extensive proposals

Audit UK audit reform: Key takeaways from the government’s extensive proposals

7m Paul Winrow

UK audit reform: Key takeaways from the government...

The UK government’s audit reform proposals aim to restore trust and corporate governance, but questions remain on how the proposed changes will be imp...

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Accountancy Age Top 50+50 - submissions now open

Practice Accountancy Age Top 50+50 - submissions now open

8m Aaran Fronda

Accountancy Age Top 50+50 - submissions now open

Firms are now invited to submit for the 2021 ranking list Read More...

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