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KPMG UK overhauls governance of audit business

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 May 2019

KPMG UK is to change its executive governance structure to introduce separate performance management and governance of the firm’s audit practice,.... read more

ACCA study reveals 55% of public misunderstand audit

  • Published: 10 May 2019

A research study conducted by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has revealed that 55% of the public believe auditors could.... read more

Morison KSi adds first Latin American member

  • Published: 9 May 2019

Morison KSi has added CGS-CPA & Consultores in San José, Costa Rica to its organisation.. read more

Big Four suffer blow to legal ambitions in India

  • Published: 9 May 2019

The Big Four have been reportedly told to refrain from practising law in India after an interim order was handed down by the Bar Council of Delhi.. read more

KPMG UK fined £5m by the FRC

  • Published: 8 May 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined KPMG UK £5m ($6.5m), discounted for settlement to £4m, in relation to the audit of the.... read more

EY appoint head of EMEIA region

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 1 May 2019

EY has appointed Julie Teigland as leader of EY Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EY EMEIA), EY’s second largest region by revenue, effective.... read more

Moore Stephens replaces lost UK firm with Kingston Smith

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 1 May 2019

Moore Stephens International has added UK firm Kingston Smith to its network to replace Moore Stephens LLP, which joined BDO earlier this year.. read more

KPMG UK fined £6m by the FRC

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Apr 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined KPMG UK £6m ($7.8m) in relation to its audits of Lloyd’s of London based firm Lloyd’s.... read more

Reports: Deloitte India facing five-year ban

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Apr 2019

Deloitte is potentially facing a five-year ban in India due to alleged malpractice in its audits of infrastructure development company.... read more

BDO remains head of overall UK AIM ranking for Q2 2019

  • Published: 29 Apr 2019

BDO increased its advantage over Grant Thornton and KPMG in terms of number of AIM clients in the UK, with an additional 11 clients compared to the.... read more

KPMG partner to face disciplinary hearing over audit of BNY Mellon

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 Apr 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) is launching a hearing of its disciplinary tribunal on 21 May to consider formal action against KPMG.... read more

Reports: Big Four considering legal challenge to CMA’s proposed breakup

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 Apr 2019

A number of the Big Four are considering seeking a judicial review of the UK’s Competition and Market Authority proposed operational split of their.... read more

UK Big Four among top employers for women

  • Published: 29 Apr 2019

The Big Four have been named among the 50 best employers for women in the UK in The Times and Business in the Community’s (BITC) top employers for.... read more

KPMG Botswana’s first female partner appointed as managing partner

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 23 Apr 2019

KPMG Botswana has appointed Gosego Motsamai, its first female partner, as its managing partner.. read more

Big Four present mixed reactions to CMA review

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Apr 2019

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has released its final report into the UK audit market, calling for an operational split of the.... read more

CMA final report calls for mandatory joint audit and operational split

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Apr 2019

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called for mandatory joint audits and an operational split of the Big Four in its final report.... read more

Reports: BDO taking legal action against Bell Pottinger partners

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 17 Apr 2019

BDO UK has indicated that it could take legal action against partners of Bell Pottinger due to their involvement with a client in South Africa that.... read more

Accounting scandal rocks Irish FA

  • Published: 17 Apr 2019

The entire board of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) is to resign after its auditor, Deloitte, notified the Irish Companies Registration.... read more

Baker Tilly UK fined £750,000

  • Published: 15 Apr 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has taken disciplinary action against Baker Tilly UK Audit, now part of RSM UK, and its partners,.... read more

Class action status granted for suit against PwC for alleged age discrimination

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Apr 2019

A US court has granted class action status in a suit against PwC for allegedly discriminating against age in its recruitment policies.. read more


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