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IASB updates definition of ‘material’

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 1 Nov 2018

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has made amendments to its definition of what is considered material to make it easier for.... read more

IMA signs MoU with ALPFA

  • Published: 30 Oct 2018

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA), have signed a MoU.. read more

FRC examining non-financial information in corporate reporting

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Oct 2018

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched a project to examine the existing processes of corporate reporting and how companies can.... read more

Reports: Stephen Haddrill stepping down as CEO of the FRC

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 Oct 2018

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) CEO Stephen Haddrill is reportedly stepping down, according to Sky News.. read more

UN partners with the Integrated Reporting Council to inform enterprises

  • Published: 26 Oct 2018

The 2023 agenda for sustainable development was created, to provide a context to accelerate global progress towards the integration of financial.... read more

Search for IAASB chair restarts after Baumann pulls out

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 26 Oct 2018

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has had to restart its search for its next chair, after Martin Baumann revealed he.... read more

FRC calls for improved reporting quality

  • Published: 25 Oct 2018

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has called for improvements in areas such as corporate reporting, including key accounting judgements and.... read more

AICPA and CIMA to develop a solution to concerns raised by a digitalized economy

  • Published: 25 Oct 2018

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (The Association) has said international coordination is needed to address.... read more

IASB changes the definition of business in IFRS standards

  • Published: 22 Oct 2018

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has issued amendments to IFRS 3 Business Combinations in order to redefine the term business.. read more

Former KPMG executive director guilty of fraud

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Oct 2018

Former KPMG executive director Cynthia Holder has pleaded guilty to fraud in relation to a scheme to steal confidential information from the Public.... read more

ICAEW announces vice president for 2019/20

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Oct 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has appointed William Brooks as its next vice president, starting June 2019.. read more

Haddrill takes pay cut as FRC looks to step up enforcement game

  • Published: 15 Oct 2018

Stephen Haddrill, CEO of the UK’s Financial Reporting Council, took a £60,000 pay cut for the 2017/2018 financial year, and chose not to be.... read more

CPA Ireland to fast-track students into the profession

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 10 Oct 2018

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants Ireland (CPA Ireland) has launched a programme to reduce the time it takes for students to enter the.... read more

PCAOB appoints director of internal oversight and performance assurance

  • Published: 10 Oct 2018

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has appointed Ryan Sack as the director of the Office of Internal Oversight and Performance.... read more

CMA launches audit market review

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 9 Oct 2018

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a study of the audit sector in the UK, to examine concerns that it is not working well for.... read more

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


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