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KPMG admits misconduct in connection with BNY Mellon

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 19 Sep 2018

KPMG UK and one of its partners, Richard Hinton, have admitted misconduct to the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) under the regulator’s.... read more

Deloitte’s global revenue grows by 11.3%

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 19 Sep 2018

Deloitte’s global revenue increased by $4.4bn (11.3%) to $43.2bn for the fiscal year ended 31 May 2018.. read more

PwC UK grows 5% in 2018

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 17 Sep 2018

PwC UK reported revenue of £3.76bn ($4.92bn) for the year ended 30 June 2018, up 5% from £3.60bn last year.. 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

Grant Thornton UK: FTSE 350 auditor appointment should follow public sector model

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 13 Sep 2018

Grant Thornton UK has proposed that auditors for FTSE 350 companies should be appointed by an independent body.. read more

EY edges closer to the Big Two as global revenues reach $34.8bn, up 11%

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 13 Sep 2018

EY has reported revenues of $34.8bn for the year end 30 June 2018, an 11% increase is USD and a 7.4% growth in local currency terms.. read more

Grant Thornton UK calls for independent auditor selection

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 12 Sep 2018

Grant Thornton UK has called for an independent public body to be established to appoint auditors for large companies, according to a report by the.... read more

Deloitte’s gender pay gap has been reduced to 41.1%

  • Published: 12 Sep 2018

The results from Deloitte’s Impact report revealed its mean total earning gap has reduced to 41.2% from 43.2%. These figures take into account.... 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

PwC loses sole first position as FTSE 100 auditor

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 Sep 2018

PwC has lost its outright lead of FTSE 100 audit clients after Deloitte and KPMG gained enough clients to reach a joint 1st position with PwC,.... read more

Mazars South Africa appoints two co-CEOs

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 3 Sep 2018

Mazars South Africa has appointed Michelle Olckers and Anoop Ninan as joint chief executive officers.. read more

Grant Thornton Johannesburg CEO cleared to return to work

  • Published: 31 Aug 2018

Paul Badrick has returned to his post at Grant Thornton Johannesburg after being cleared of sexual harassment in an independent review.. read more

EY Australia revenue rises 9.8%

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 Aug 2018

EY Australia’s revenue rose by 9.8% to AUD1.785bn ($1.304bn) for the 12 months to 30 June 2018.. read more

Audit and risk advisory growth drives Deloitte revenues in the UK up 5.1%

  • Published: 29 Aug 2018

Deloitte increased its revenue by 5.9% in the UK and Switzerland for the year ended 31 May 2018.. read more

Grant Thornton UK sanctioned over audit work

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 Aug 2018

Grant Thornton UK has been fined and reprimanded by the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) for the admission of misconducts in relation to.... read more

EY and two partners reprimanded for auditing failures

  • Published: 28 Aug 2018

The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) has reprimanded EY, Kowk Chee Tack and Wong Kam Man for their failure to observe.... read more

Reports: Industry open to temporary client cap for Big Four

  • Published: 24 Aug 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and nine of the largest networks in the UK plan to suggest a temporary cap in.... read more

PwC: Barriers need to be broken so women can progress in financial services

  • Published: 23 Aug 2018

In a survey conducted by PwC found 60% of women in financial services (FS) have been talked over or even ignored during meetings.. read more

Trump campaign manager Manafort found guilty of tax evasion

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 22 Aug 2018

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort has been convicted on five counts of tax evasion.. read more


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