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UK FRC: Step change in use of technology to improve audit

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 25 Mar 2020

The use of automated tools for audit such as data analytics has grown dramatically in the last three years, however auditors are dependent on.... read more

ACCA: Accountancy must leave spreadsheet comfort zone

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Mar 2020

Only 20% of accountants believe they have expertise in emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, according to the.... read more

IASCA launch qualifications through Qatar Association of Certified Public Accountants

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 17 Mar 2020

The International Arab Society of Certified Public Accountants (IASCA) has launched a training plan in cooperation with the Qatar Association of.... read more

UK’s FRC provides updated guidance in relation to COVID-19

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 Mar 2020

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has updated its guidance in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.. read more

COVID-19: Learn. Prepare. Plan.

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 13 Mar 2020

CEO Stephen Heathcote informs the market on how PrimeGlobal is assisting members in the face of Covid-19 crises. read more

AICPA publishes supply chain risk management reporting framework

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 13 Mar 2020

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has launched a new risk reporting framework, SOC for Supply Chain, to help manufacturers, producers and.... read more

Chartered IIA: 163% more internal auditors at executive management level in Financial Services

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 9 Mar 2020

Half of all Chief Internal Auditors are now employed at executive management level in their businesses, at a rank equivalent to CFO, according to a.... read more

AICPA research: Flexible working helps firms retain female employees

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 Mar 2020

US CPA firms that offer modified work arrangements have significant advantages in terms of recruiting and retaining female employees, according to.... read more


  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 3 Mar 2020

Following the release of the World Survey 2020 in International Accounting Bulletin’s February 2020 edition, we have now launched a free digital.... read more

FRC calls for operational separation

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 2 Mar 2020

The FRC has written to the UK’s largest audit firms setting out the regulator’s expectations for operational separation to bring about audit.... read more

FAF appoints executive director

  • Published: 28 Feb 2020

The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has appointed John Auchincloss as executive director of the Foundation. The FAF.... read more

Global accounting leaders call on profession to help address climate change

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 25 Feb 2020

As part of The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability project (A4S) Accounting Bodies Network, a number of major accounting bodies around the world.... read more

UK’s FRC to assess company and auditor responses to climate change

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 20 Feb 2020

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched a major review of how companies and auditors assess and report on the impact of climate.... read more

Association of International Certified Professional Accountants launches Global Career Hub.

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Feb 2020

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association) has launched an online career portal to help accounting.... read more

UK’s FRC provides advice to companies and auditors on coronavirus risk disclosures

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Feb 2020

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published guidance on disclosures of risks and other reporting consequences arising from the spread.... read more

Bill Coen appointed as chair of the IFRS Advisory Council

  • Published: 11 Feb 2020

Bill Coen has been appointed as chair of the IFRS Advisory Council by the Trustees of the IFRS Foundation, effective immediately.. read more

One third of UK FTSE 100 board seats now held by women

  • Published: 10 Feb 2020

One third of UK FTSE 100 companies’ board seats are now held by women, ten months ahead of the December 2020 target, according to research from the.... read more

The UK’s FRC plans for greater regulatory oversight

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 5 Feb 2020

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced plans for a ‘major shakeup’ of its oversight and supervisory functions to speed up the.... read more

CABA supports members facing Brexit challenges

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 4 Feb 2020

CABA the charity supporting the wellbeing of ICAEW chartered accountants and their families, has launched a campaign specifically to support.... read more

Survey: Lack of supply chain visibility raises business risk

  • Published: 4 Feb 2020

A study conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services (HBRAS), commissioned by procure-to-pay provider Basware, highlighted that.... read more

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