Sun goes down on solar installer as 34 jobs lost in insolvency

Accounting Firms Sun goes down on solar installer as 34 jobs lost in insolvency

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Sun goes down on solar installer as 34 jobs lost i...

CVR Global were appointed in March after the struggling company ammassed around £1m debts Read More...

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Firms criticised by MPs over failure to report 'scale of risk' carried by Kids Company

Audit Firms criticised by MPs over failure to report 'scale of risk' carried by Kids Company

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Firms criticised by MPs over failure to report 'sc...

PwC, PKF Littlejohn and Kingston Smith failed to report the scale of risk carried by chairty Kids Company prior to its collapse into adminsitration Re...

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Colin: Chartered snoopers or snooper's charter?

Corporate Governance Colin: Chartered snoopers or snooper's charter?

6y Taking Stock

Colin: Chartered snoopers or snooper's charter?

Colin was rather intrigued when he heard about the European Court's ruling on bosses' rights to read employees' personal messages Read More...

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BDO gives mixed assessment on audit committee reports

Audit BDO gives mixed assessment on audit committee reports

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

BDO gives mixed assessment on audit committee repo...

Average number of meetings held by audit committees continues to creep up, as does the proportion of female committee members Read More...

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Bolton in "critical financial position" as taxman petitions for winding up

Corporate Finance Bolton in "critical financial position" as taxman petitions for winding up

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

Bolton in "critical financial position" as taxman ...

Restructuring expert and Bolton Wanderers owner Trevor Birch pushes for sale and fundraising as HMRC petitions for winding up order Read More...

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Audit firm governance code to champion quality and transparency

Accounting Firms Audit firm governance code to champion quality and transparency

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Audit firm governance code to champion quality and...

Feedback reveals that the role of independent non-executives was important but could be further strengthened Read More...

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PwC appointed as auditor to probe Vatican finances

Accounting Firms PwC appointed as auditor to probe Vatican finances

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

PwC appointed as auditor to probe Vatican finances

Pope's bid to clean up the Vatican's finances sees the appointment of PwC as external auditor 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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ICAS chief urges accountants take 'personal responsibility' on ethics

Corporate Governance ICAS chief urges accountants take 'personal responsibility' on ethics

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

ICAS chief urges accountants take 'personal respon...

Anton Colella calls on ICAS members to mentor less experienced accountants, as the institute launches a major drive on ethics Read More...

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Corruption rife among accountants, says survey of profession

Accounting Firms Corruption rife among accountants, says survey of profession

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Corruption rife among accountants, says survey of ...

Nearly two thirds of accountants don't believe employees are protected from victimisation if they report the wrongdoing of a client Read More...

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Politicians lambast accounting firms over Kids Company collapse

Audit Politicians lambast accounting firms over Kids Company collapse

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Politicians lambast accounting firms over Kids Com...

Bernard Jenkin MP, brands the failure "a collective passing of the buck which I am rather uncomfortable with." Read More...

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EU's plan gives opportunity to restore audit confidence

Accounting Standards EU's plan gives opportunity to restore audit confidence

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

EU's plan gives opportunity to restore audit confi...

Haddrill says the new legislation gives the profession the opportunity to "make sure the public can have confidence in the regulatory regime Read More...

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Tesco reports 55% profit slump amid hint of SFO deal

Audit Tesco reports 55% profit slump amid hint of SFO deal

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Tesco reports 55% profit slump amid hint of SFO de...

Tesco is hopeful of securing a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the SFO Read More...

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Accountants to play key role in new BEPS rules: OECD chiefs

Corporate Governance Accountants to play key role in new BEPS rules: OECD chiefs

6y Keith Nuthall, Reporter

Accountants to play key role in new BEPS rules: OE...

Advisers and finance chiefs will be instrumental in managing compliance with tax and transfer pricing reporting rules, OECD chiefs tell Accountancy Ag...

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BEPS: Implementing the OECD's recommendations

Corporate Governance BEPS: Implementing the OECD's recommendations

6y Thomas McFarlane

BEPS: Implementing the OECD's recommendations

The OECD's BEPs project will put a big focus on multinational's tax affairs - Thomas McFarlane takes us through the impact of some of its recommendati...

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FRC consults in readiness for EU audit rules

Accounting Standards FRC consults in readiness for EU audit rules

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

FRC consults in readiness for EU audit rules

The move marks FRC's latest foray into ramping up confidence in corporate governance and reporting by UK companies 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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Tough risk assurance systems still lacking, says IIA report

Accounting Standards Tough risk assurance systems still lacking, says IIA report

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Tough risk assurance systems still lacking, says I...

Boards will not get an adequate overview of the effectiveness of risk management processes as a result, the institute stresses Read More...

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Boards must use ethics to drive value, say accountants

Corporate Governance Boards must use ethics to drive value, say accountants

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Boards must use ethics to drive value, say account...

Moral courage needed in boardrooms to drive value, says Chartered Accountants Worldwide Read More...

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KPMG Switzerland launches internal probe into FIFA audits

Audit KPMG Switzerland launches internal probe into FIFA audits

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

KPMG Switzerland launches internal probe into FIFA...

Earlier this year FIFA's audit and compliance committee agreed to keep KPMG Switzerland on as auditors for 2015-2018 Read More...

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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: Graduate applications & corporate culture

Accounting Firms Friday Afternoon Live: Graduate applications & corporate culture

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: Graduate applications & cor...

Can practitioners assess corporate culture, plus changes in 'elite' firms' application processes Read More...

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IIA urges greater assurance on reporting environmental and social impacts

Accounting Standards IIA urges greater assurance on reporting environmental and social impacts

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

IIA urges greater assurance on reporting environme...

A 2017 deadline for large companies to publish a wide range of non-financial information has increased its relevance to boards, IIA says Read More...

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Internal audit code helps drive behavioural shift in boardroom, survey finds

Accounting Standards Internal audit code helps drive behavioural shift in boardroom, survey finds

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Internal audit code helps drive behavioural shift ...

Among the bigger shifts in corporate behaviour was access to the board Read More...

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KPMG emerges victorious in battle for Barclays £44m audit

Accounting Firms KPMG emerges victorious in battle for Barclays £44m audit

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

KPMG emerges victorious in battle for Barclays £44...

PwC was replaced by the bank in order to comply with new regulations that require auditors to be replaced more frequently Read More...

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IASB opens consultation on changes to pension accounting

Accounting Standards IASB opens consultation on changes to pension accounting

7y Professional Pensions

IASB opens consultation on changes to pension acco...

IASB consults on proposed narrow-scope amendments to its pension accounting requirements Read More...

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