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FRC consults on enhanced Ethical and Auditing Standards

  • Published: 15 Jul 2019

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued a consultation proposing changes to the UK’s Ethical and Auditing Standards. The FRC proposes to.... read more

Consultation on code of practice for UK local authority accounting

  • Published: 15 Jul 2019

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Local Authority (Scotland) Accounts Advisory Committee (LASAAC) are.... read more

ACCA announces June 2019 pass rates

  • Published: 15 Jul 2019

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has announced the pass rates for its June 2019 exam sitting. Some 125,000 students around.... read more

Sports Direct delays results, cites House of Fraser integration, audit focus

  • Published: 15 Jul 2019

Sports Direct has delayed publication of the company’s preliminary results for the period ended 28 April 2019. The company says the reasons or the.... read more

Hong Kong accountant disciplined over audit failings

  • Published: 15 Jul 2019

A Disciplinary Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) has reprimanded Chan Kam Fuk, a certified public.... read more

Caseware unveils cloud engagement software for Canada’s accountants

  • Published: 12 Jul 2019

Software provider CaseWare International has launched CaseWare ReviewCompTax, a cloud-based solution for accountants and auditors in Canada that.... read more

Pixie in the cloud to help small accountancy firms

  • Published: 12 Jul 2019

Pixie is new, cloud-based CRM app from co-founder of SimpleTax, Celso Pinto. Pitched at small accountancy firms with 2-10 employees, it aims to.... read more

UK businesses urged to register for MTD before August

  • Published: 12 Jul 2019

The UK government says many of the 1.2 million businesses affected by the new Making Tax Digital (MTD) rules will be required to submit their first.... read more

AICPA issues new standards for forensic accounting providers

  • Published: 12 Jul 2019

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has released new professional standards for members who perform forensic services engagements. The Statement.... read more

UK government publishes draught legislation for Finance Bill 2019-20

  • Published: 11 Jul 2019

The UK government has published draft legislation for the next Finance Bill, including, among proposals from Budget 2018, the new digital services.... read more

Mazars slips backward says FRC

  • Published: 10 Jul 2019

The overall results of the FRC’s reviews of the Mazars’audits show worse results than the previous year, with two out of five assessed as requiring.... read more

BDO audit review shows performance unchanged

  • Published: 10 Jul 2019

Seven out of eight BDO audits reviewed by the FRC were assessed as requiring no more than limited improvements, the same as in 2017/18.. read more

KPMG shows significant improvement but ‘still has more to do’

  • Published: 10 Jul 2019

76% of KPMG’s audits reviewed by the FRC were deemed to require no more than limited improvements, compared with 61% in 2017/18. Of the FTSE 350.... read more

EY shows improvement in Audit Quality Review

  • Published: 10 Jul 2019

The FRC assessed 78% of EY’s audits that it reviewed as requiring no more than limited improvements, compared with 67% in 2017/18. Of the FTSE 350.... read more

‘Notable decline’ in PwC audit quality is ‘unsatisfactory’ says FRC

  • Published: 10 Jul 2019

The FRC assessed 77% of PwC’s audits that it reviewed as requiring no more than limited improvements, compared with 82% in 2017/18. The picture was.... read more

Deloitte scores 84% in FRC Audit Quality Review

  • Published: 10 Jul 2019

The FRC assessed 84% of Deloitte’s audits that it reviewed as requiring no more than limited improvements, compared with 76% in 2017/18. Of the.... read more

Eddie Stobart Logistics' earnings take a hit on adjustment

  • Published: 10 Jul 2019

Transport and logistics group Eddie Stobart Logistics is making a prior year adjustment to its results for the year to end-November 2018. Although.... read more

Audit Quality Review sees Grant Thornton under the FRC audit spotlight

  • Published: 10 Jul 2019

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is increasing its scrutiny of Grant Thornton following the latest round of audit inspections. At Grant.... read more

FASB seeks stakeholder input on intangibles and goodwill

  • Published: 9 Jul 2019

The US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an Invitation to Comment seeking stakeholder input on the accounting for certain.... read more

Tax dodgers come clean among UK’s buy-to-let landlords

  • Published: 9 Jul 2019

The number of UK buy-to-let landlords admitting to not paying tax on their rental income has risen by 145% over the past year, increasing to 16,110.... read more


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