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UK’s FRC writes to audit committee chairs to offer advice on Brexit

  • Published: 17 Sep 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has sent a letter to audit committee chairs and finance directors to assist with preparations for the.... read more

AAT launches business school to help accountants develop essential skills

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 Sep 2019

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has launched a business school which aims to equip accountants with the skills they require to.... read more

UK high earners pay more tax than the European average

  • Published: 16 Sep 2019

The UK has lost its title as one of Europe’s low-tax jurisdictions, according to research from UHY International.. read more

Big Four firms to join The Valuable 500

  • Published: 13 Sep 2019

Big Four firms Deloitte, KPMG and PwC have announced today that they will be joining EY by signing The Valuable 500.. read more

SEC proposes amendments to the CAT NMS Plan

  • Published: 11 Sep 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to propose amendments to the US national market system plan governing the Consolidated Audit Trail.... read more

FASB guidance on transition to new Reference Rates

  • Published: 6 Sep 2019

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that would provide temporary optional.... read more

UK’s FRC publishes annual report as the transition to ARGA progresses

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 Sep 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published its annual report for 2018/19, highlighting the work it has so far undertaken to begin its.... read more

IFAC launches ‘future-fit’ series to address changing role of accountants

  • Published: 5 Sep 2019

With a changing and uncertain business environment, Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and finance functions must evolve to sit at the heart of.... read more

Ghana watchdog hands out first-ever fines over audit failings

  • Published: 5 Sep 2019

For the first time since it was established in 1963, Ghana’s accounting and auditing watchdog, the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAG) has.... read more

Japanese regulator calls for increased audit accountability

  • Published: 4 Sep 2019

Japan’s Financial Services Agency is pressing for greater accountability from audit firms and is to revise its auditing standards. Japan Times.... read more

NFRA to emulate PCAOB to boost audit transparency in India

  • Published: 4 Sep 2019

Authorities in India are increasing their efforts to improve audit transparency. The latest move will see auditors overseen by the National.... read more

Artificial Intelligence will have positive impact on accountancy

  • Published: 3 Sep 2019

For many, the thought of adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the workplace is a daunting prospect. But it seems that the majority of UK.... read more

HMRC offers £16m funding boost for post-Brexit customs training

  • Published: 3 Sep 2019

HMRC has unveiled a £16m funding programme to help British businesses train staff to cope with new customs regulations in post-Brexit Britain.The.... read more

Anne Whitaker appointed to FRC conduct committee and chair of AQR committee

  • Published: 2 Sep 2019

Anne Whitaker has been appointed to the Financial Reporting Council’s Conduct Committee, which oversees the FRC’s enforcement work, following her.... read more

FTSE 100 audit rankings ‘have never been closer’

  • Published: 2 Sep 2019

The FTSE 100 rankings have never been closer, as the client numbers converge, according to Adviser Rankings latest Q3 2019 quarterly Corporate.... read more

UK NAO launches public consultation on new draft Code of Audit Practice

  • Published: 30 Aug 2019

The UK National Audit Office (NAO) has launched a public consultation on its proposed update of the Code of Audit Practice ahead of it coming into.... read more

Charities’ audit quality questioned by UK regulator

  • Published: 29 Aug 2019

A new study by the UK Charity Commission, has found that only around half of charity accounts reviewed met the regulator’s external scrutiny.... read more

Guinea, Namibia and Honduras join the fight against tax evasion

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 Aug 2019

Guinea, Namibia and Honduras have joined the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange for Tax Purposes as its 155th, 156th and 157th members.. read more

AICPA’s Auditing Standards Board proposes amendments to Special Purpose, Single, and Summary Financial Statements under new auditor reporting standards

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 Aug 2019

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Auditing Standards Board (ASB) has issued an exposure draft of a proposed Statement on Auditing Standards.... read more

FAF trustees appoint Fiona Ma to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council

  • Published: 29 Aug 2019

The US’ Financial Accounting Foundation’s (FAF) Board of Trustees has appointed California State Treasurer Fiona Ma to the Governmental Accounting.... read more


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