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FRC to consider banning auditors from providing consultancy services

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Oct 2018

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is to consider whether auditors should be banned from providing consulting work for bodies they audit as.... read more

The Digital Accountancy Awards 2018 winners announced

  • Published: 8 Oct 2018

The winners of the Digital Accountancy Forum & Awards 2018 were revealed during a gala dinner held at the Waldorf Hilton in London on 4 October.. read more

Chair of International Integrated Reporting Council appointed amidst the launch of a strategic phase

  • Published: 4 Oct 2018

Dominic Barton has been appointed chair of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC).. read more

WFE ESG guidance aligned with GRI Standards

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 3 Oct 2018

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has revised its sustainability reporting guidance for their member exchanges, which is now aligned with the.... read more

UK business secretary calls for Big Four investigation

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 1 Oct 2018

UK business secretary Greg Clark has called for an investigation into the dominance of the Big Four in the UK audit market in an interview with the.... read more

ISCA launches framework and roadmap for accounting ‘DNA’

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 28 Sep 2018

The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) has released a framework to outline development priorities it considers essential for.... read more

Accountants aware of senior staff’s unethical activities

  • Published: 27 Sep 2018

More than one third of accountants are aware of a senior staff member deliberately going ahead with unethical misleading accounts or advice,.... read more

ACCA appoints head of Ireland

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Sep 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has appointed Caitriona Allis as head of ACCA Ireland.. read more

CPA Canada launches climate change fund

  • Published: 24 Sep 2018

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) has agreed to a funding agreement of $1.4m over two years with the Natural Resources.... read more

IIRC report suggests ‘breakthrough phase’ for integrated reporting

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 20 Sep 2018

The International Integrated Reporting Council’s (IIRC) 2017 Integrated Report shows wide ranging support for integrated reporting as more.... read more

MEP complains of ‘Happy Meal’ of tax loopholes

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 19 Sep 2018

European tax laws need to be reformed to end a ‘Happy Meal’ of loopholes for American companies to escape paying taxes Green Party Member of.... read more

ACCA makes senior appointment to executive team

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Sep 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has appointed Maggie McGhee as executive director- governance.. read more

IAASB appoints former PCAOB audit chief as new chair

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 17 Sep 2018

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has appointed Martin Baumann as its chair for a three-year term beginning 1.... read more

How an accounting loophole helped enable Lehman Brothers demise 10 years ago

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 14 Sep 2018

This year marks 10 years since financial services firm Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy in the US on Monday morning 15 September 2008. The date.... read more

ICAEW: More awareness needed for Making Tax Digital

  • Published: 13 Sep 2018

Over 40% of UK businesses that will be affected by Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT are unaware of the initiative, according to research by ICAEW.. read more

Grant Thornton global CEO appointed as chair for IMPACT2030

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 Sep 2018

Grant Thornton global CEO Peter Bodin has been appointed as IMPACT2030’s chair of the board.. read more

US CPA exam to be administrated in Europe

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 5 Sep 2018

The US Uniform CPA Examination is being expanded to test sites in England, Germany, Ireland and Scotland starting 1 October.. read more

ICAEW asks for patience in audit reform

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 5 Sep 2018

Michael Izza, chief executive of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, has warned the public to be ‘realistic’ about the.... read more

Australian Labor calls on ACCC to probe the Big Four on ‘cartel-like behaviour’

  • Published: 5 Sep 2018

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has been called on by the Labor party to investigate the Big Four over ‘cartel’ like.... read more

Tax reforms accelerating to boost investment

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 5 Sep 2018

Corporate income tax rates have continued to be reduced in Argentina, France, Latvia and the United States with an aim to boost investment, The.... read more

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