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Humentum and CIPFA project to develop 'IFRS standards' for non-profits

  • Published: 17 Jul 2019

Humentum and CIPFA have unveiled a joint initiative to develop global financial reporting guidance for non-profit organizations (NPOs) with support.... read more

New Infrastructure & Project Finance Qualification for Asia

  • Published: 17 Jul 2019

With Asia’s infrastructure sector set to boom over the next decade, the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) has launched the ISCA.... read more

Grant Thornton offers AI tool to help UK businesses navigate IR35

  • Published: 16 Jul 2019

Grant Thornton UK has launched its own ‘Off-Payroll Workers’ (OPW) client solution designed to help organisations prepare for legislative changes.... read more

New resources from PCAOB on CAMs for audit committees, investors

  • Published: 16 Jul 2019

The US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has released a new resource for audit committees and for investors about critical audit.... read more

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


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