Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – “That can’t happen again” - Part 2

Audit Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – “That can’t happen again” - Part 2

2y Chris Jewers

Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – “Tha...

In the second part of Accountancy Age’s exclusive interview with Sir Donald Brydon, we hear how the same concerns with audit expressed in 1992 have no...

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Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – "Last chance saloon" for audit

Accounting Firms Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – "Last chance saloon" for audit

2y Chris Jewers

Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – "Las...

Speaking exclusively to Accountancy Age in the first of a two-part series, Sir Donald Brydon - author of the report into the effectiveness and quality...

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Brydon and the audit gap: Expectations, definitions and fraud

Accounting Standards Brydon and the audit gap: Expectations, definitions and fraud

2y Chris Jewers

Brydon and the audit gap: Expectations, definition...

Sir Donald Brydon’s report into the quality and effectiveness of audit was published at the end of 2019, and in it, Brydon tackles the issues of the a...

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What is ARGA? Brydon makes recommendations for stronger audit regulator

Accounting Firms What is ARGA? Brydon makes recommendations for stronger audit regulator

2y Chris Jewers

What is ARGA? Brydon makes recommendations for str...

One day after the release of the Brydon report on 18 December, The Queen’s Speech referenced the government’s proposal to create a stronger regulator ...

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Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and audit recommendations

Accounting Firms Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and audit recommendations

2y Chris Jewers

Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and aud...

Following the release of the Brydon report, in which Sir Donald Brydon has made 64 recommendations on how to improve the troubled UK audit industry, A...

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Brydon review calls for ‘urgent reform’

Accounting Standards Brydon review calls for ‘urgent reform’

2y Chris Jewers

Brydon review calls for ‘urgent reform’

The long wait for the Brydon report is over, and in it Sir Donald Brydon makes a series of recommendations including the break-up of the auditing indu...

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Sir Donald Brydon appoints team for his audit review

Audit Sir Donald Brydon appoints team for his audit review

3y Beth McLoughlin

Sir Donald Brydon appoints team for his audit revi...

The Independent Review into the Quality and Effectiveness of the UK Audit Market led by Sir Donald Brydon has announced its advisory board Read More...

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Sage appoints Donald Brydon as chairman

Company News Sage appoints Donald Brydon as chairman

10y Richard Crump, Writer

Sage appoints Donald Brydon as chairman

Brydon, who is currently chairman of Smiths Group and Royal Mail Group, succeeds Tony Hobson as chairman 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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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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Industry urges government to address “fragile” public sector audit market

Audit Industry urges government to address “fragile” public sector audit market

8m Sam Alberti

Industry urges government to address “fragile” pub...

Market capacity is cited as the key concern by market participants Read More...

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The future of audit: Industry-wide commitment to innovation required to save profession’s reputation

Audit The future of audit: Industry-wide commitment to innovation required to save profession’s reputation

8m Becky Shields

The future of audit: Industry-wide commitment to i...

Auditors must harness innovation and develop analytics skills to save the profession’s reputation, says Becky Shields, head of digital transformation ...

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BEIS audit reforms could bear “huge” unintended consequences, market warns

Audit BEIS audit reforms could bear “huge” unintended consequences, market warns

9m Sam Alberti

BEIS audit reforms could bear “huge” unintended co...

Sources say the government must find more balance and focus Read More...

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FTSE firms call for audit reform delay

Audit FTSE firms call for audit reform delay

10m Tom Lemmon

FTSE firms call for audit reform delay

Survey reveals over two-thirds want to delay implementing reform by two years Read More...

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‘Tick-box’ fears over FRC’s revised auditing standard on fraud

Audit ‘Tick-box’ fears over FRC’s revised auditing standard on fraud

10m Tom Lemmon

‘Tick-box’ fears over FRC’s revised auditing stand...

FRC’s revised ISA (UK) 240 standard draws mixed response Read More...

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‘Once in a generation’ audit reforms published

Accounting Firms ‘Once in a generation’ audit reforms published

1y Tom Lemmon

‘Once in a generation’ audit reforms published

Breaking news and reaction as BEIS publish consultation white paper outlining steps for audit and corporate governance reform Read More...

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Audit reforms will be published ‘shortly’ says government

Audit Audit reforms will be published ‘shortly’ says government

1y Tom Lemmon

Audit reforms will be published ‘shortly’ says gov...

Industry fears delay after reports that Downing St was blocking publication Read More...

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Q+A: Deloitte’s UK managing partner for audit & assurance

Audit Q+A: Deloitte’s UK managing partner for audit & assurance

1y Aoife Morgan

Q+A: Deloitte’s UK managing partner for audit & as...

We spoke with Deloitte’s newest UK managing partner Paul Stephenson on the pandemic and what to expect in the new year Read More...

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Report: Auditors brace for “imminent” proposals

Audit Report: Auditors brace for “imminent” proposals

1y Tom Lemmon

Report: Auditors brace for “imminent” proposals

BEIS’s initial recommendations and consultations on audit reform expected to be made public before Christmas with full implementation in 2023 Read Mor...

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Q&A: Deloitte’s deputy CEO and managing partner audit & assurance

Audit Q&A: Deloitte’s deputy CEO and managing partner audit & assurance

2y Michael McCaw

Q&A: Deloitte’s deputy CEO and managing partner au...

The perception of audit has changed – and with it the market Read More...

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BEIS committee MP calls for patience over audit reform

Audit BEIS committee MP calls for patience over audit reform

2y Tom Lemmon

BEIS committee MP calls for patience over audit re...

Conservative MP “wouldn’t read into” failure of government to bring legislation forward since the Brydon report was published Read More...

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Audit shake-up a good 'first step'

Audit Audit shake-up a good 'first step'

2y Tom Lemmon

Audit shake-up a good 'first step'

FRC has announced plans for the ‘operational separation’ of audit practices Read More...

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Audit Q&A: You cannot serve two masters

Accounting Standards Audit Q&A: You cannot serve two masters

2y Shannon Moyer

Audit Q&A: You cannot serve two masters

We sat down with Remko Renes, an assistant professor of corporate governance at Nyenrode Business University, to discuss the future of audit in the UK...

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Winwood: Analytics crucial to future of audit

Audit Winwood: Analytics crucial to future of audit

2y Chris Jewers

Winwood: Analytics crucial to future of audit

Paul Winwood, head of audit at BHP says the ability to drill into numbers in an intelligent manner will shape the future of the industry Read More...

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Humphrey: Audit needs a dynamic repair

Audit Humphrey: Audit needs a dynamic repair

2y Tom Lemmon

Humphrey: Audit needs a dynamic repair

Manchester University’s Professor of accounting, Christopher Humphrey talks to Accountancy Age about the future of audit Read More...

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Audit industry stalemate shows signs of shifting

Audit Audit industry stalemate shows signs of shifting

2y Chris Jewers

Audit industry stalemate shows signs of shifting

Signs that the UK’s audit industry would reform had slowed in the New Year, but with Brexit almost over the line and an impending cabinet reshuffle, w...

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‘Status, scope and skills of internal audit’ must be increased says Chartered IIA

Audit ‘Status, scope and skills of internal audit’ must be increased says Chartered IIA

2y Paul Hanaphy

‘Status, scope and skills of internal audit’ must ...

Major accountancy bodies support new code after string of audit-related business collapses in recent years. Read More...

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2020 Predictions: Industry transparency is life or death for accountancy

Business 2020 Predictions: Industry transparency is life or death for accountancy

2y Shannon Moyer

2020 Predictions: Industry transparency is life or...

Following a year of scandals and further loss of public trust, accountancy firms will have to become even more transparent in 2020 to mitigate the imp...

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