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UK’s FRC launches recruitment drive as it transitions into ARGA

  • Published: 9 Oct 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) launches recruitment drive as it begins to transition into the new regulator, the Audit, Reporting and.... read more

The UK’s FRC new leadership team enters office

  • Published: 8 Oct 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) new leadership team of Simon Dingemans and Jon Thompson have taken up their respective roles as chair.... read more

21% of JSE-listed companies have changed their auditors ahead of MAFR deadline

  • Published: 8 Oct 2019

With less than four years remaining until the effective date of Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation (MAFR) (1 April 2023) in South Africa, roughly 21% of.... read more

The Digital Accountancy Awards 2019 winners announced

  • Published: 4 Oct 2019

The winners of the Digital Accountancy Forum & Awards 2019 were revealed during a gala dinner held at the Waldorf Hilton in London on 3 October.. read more

ICAEW and ICAI join to sign MoU

  • Published: 4 Oct 2019

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), have signed a.... read more

Research supports the FRC taking firmer action on regulation

  • Published: 2 Oct 2019

The UK's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) citizens’ juries believe the FRC should take firmer action to hold companies to account, says new.... read more

Strengthened Going Concern standard for UK Auditors

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Sep 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council has issued a revised going concern standard in response to recent enforcement cases.. read more

Hong Kong’s FRC and HKICPA sign Statement of Protocol on Oversight Arrangements

  • Published: 30 Sep 2019

Hong Kong’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) have signed a Statement of.... read more

Alliance of accounting organisations finds multidisciplinary firm structure benefits audit quality

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 27 Sep 2019

A global alliance of accounting organisations has found firms that offer both audit and non-audit services are best positioned to deliver robust.... read more

Hong Kong’s FRC appoints new chairman and board members

  • Published: 26 Sep 2019

Hong Kong’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has appointed Kelvin Wong as chairman of the FRC, along with a number of other new board members.. read more

IASB amends requirements for hedge accounting

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Sep 2019

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has amended some of its requirements for hedge accounting.. read more

GRI appoints regional head of Greater China

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Sep 2019

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has appointed Verna Lin to lead its Greater China Regional Hub, which has now been relocated from Beijing to.... read more

FRC: Audit firm transparency reports not visible enough and ineffective

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Sep 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has found transparency reporting by accountancy firms performing audits to be currently ineffective with.... read more

GRI: driving alignment in climate-related reporting

  • Published: 25 Sep 2019

The Corporate Reporting Dialogue (CRD) report, Driving Alignment in Climate-related Reporting found high levels of alignment between frameworks on.... read more

OECD: use of digital technologies set to increase tax compliance

  • Published: 24 Sep 2019

The recently published eighth edition of the OECD’s Tax Administration Series reveals how tax administrations are increasingly moving to.... read more

UK’s FRC considering possible investigation into Thomas Cook

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 24 Sep 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is considering if there is any case for an investigation into the travel group Thomas Cook which went.... read more

ACCA report calls for social and environmental action

  • Published: 24 Sep 2019

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) calls for action dealing with the challenges of social and environmental value in its new.... read more

AAT appoints 39th president

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 23 Sep 2019

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has appointed John Thornton as its 39th president, succeeding Vernon Anderson in the role.. read more

OECD: Taxes on polluting fuels are too low to encourage a shift to low-carbon alternatives

  • Published: 20 Sep 2019

Taxing polluting sources of energy can be used as an effective way to reduce emissions that cause damage to the environment, however, 70% of.... read more

New board chair and vice-chair for CPA Canada

  • Published: 19 Sep 2019

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) has announced the appointment of a new chair and vice-chair for the organisation’s board.... read more


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