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Audit fees rise more than 14% in five years for UK charities

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

Audit fees cost the UK’s largest charities £72.3m ($91.1m) between 2017/18, increasing by £10.2m ($12.8m) in five years, according to the Charity.... read more

Charity chief executive ‘acted in self-interest’ finds regulator

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

A UK Charity Commission inquiry into the Busoga Association has found serious mismanagement and/or misconduct by the trustees and CEO of the.... read more

ACCA reveals new computer based exam practice platform

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) students are set to benefit from a brand new exam practice platform for computer based.... read more

ICAEW says a quarter of audits still ‘not as good as they should be’

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

Audit quality continues to be acceptable or better on a good majority of the audits reviewed by the ICAEW. However, according to Inspect the.... read more

SMP Group completed management buyout

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

Following the announcement of a management buyout (MBO) in February, SMP Group Limited has confirmed that it has secured all necessary regulatory.... read more

Sygnia cites ‘reputational risk’, parts from Deloitte

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

In a filing to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), South African fintech group Sygnia reported that it is looking for new auditors. The company.... read more

FCA, CSRC approve Shanghai-London Stock Connect scheme

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) have made a joint announcement of their approval of the.... read more

Papa John’s International replaces KPMG with EY

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

In a filing to the US Securities & Exchange Commission on 14 June, Papa John’s International, Inc. reported that it had dismissed KPMG LLP as its.... read more

EFRAG draft comments on IFRS due process

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

EFRAG has published its draft comment letter in response to the IFRS Foundation's Exposure Draft Proposed amendments to the IFRS Foundation Due.... read more

RSM resigns from Revolution Lighting

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

Nasdaq-listed Revolution Lighting, a provider of LED lighting systems, reports that RSM US LLP has informed the company’s audit committee that it.... read more

Moody’s Analytics enhances capabilities of its IFRS 17 solution

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

Moody’s Analytics has added new accounting and reinsurance capabilities to its Risklntegrity™ IFRS 17 solution. The latest enhancements to its.... read more

Mazars acquires medical accounting specialist Hall Liddy

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

Mazars UK has acquired Hall Liddy, a medical accounting firm in the UK’s North West. Hall Liddy will join Mazars’ established specialist healthcare.... read more

EU transparency obligations for online platforms

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

The EU is introducing new rules which will provide businesses with a more transparent, fair and predictable online business environment, as well as.... read more

Deloitte in firing line over Tongaat Hulett accounts

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

Deloitte South Africa has replaced all the senior auditors, including the partner Gavin Kruger (whose LinkedIn profile has now been taken.... read more

KPMG facing record $50m in claims settlement?

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

KPMG's US arm is potentially facing a bill of up to $50m to settle civil claims arising from leaked access to confidential Public Company.... read more

UK economy to weather continued ‘Brexit uncertainty’, says ICAEW

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

‘Brexit uncertainty’, although weighing on both business and consumer sentiment, may not damage the UK economy as much as expected according to.... read more

AUSTRAC orders audit of Afterpay

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

Australia's financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC has ordered the appointment of an external auditor to Afterpay, an Australian financial.... read more

Staffing still top concern for US CPA firms

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

Staff recruitment remains the top issue for most US CPA firms, while growing tax complexity and risk management regarding privacy and data security.... read more

UNCTAD, IIRC sign updated MoU

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can and must be integrated in to corporate reporting, according to a new agreement. UNCTAD and the.... read more

UK needs Sarbanes-Oxley style regime says ICAS

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

ICAS (The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland) is calling for the UK to implement a US-style Sarbanes-Oxley regime on internal controls,.... read more


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