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PwC UK has the highest gender pay gap among the Big Four at 43.8%

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Mar 2018

PwC UK has become the latest of the Big Four to update its gender pay gap figures to include equity partners, which has found the firm to have the.... read more

Revised audit reporting standards improves transparency and corporate reporting, finds ACCA

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Mar 2018

Updated auditor reporting standards have improved quality of information for investors, governance and financial reporting, according to a report.... read more

IFIAR report seeks further improvement in audit engagements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Mar 2018

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has published its sixth inspection findings report, which surveyed its members’.... read more

Baker Tilly International chairman joins CPA.com board

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Mar 2018

Baker Tilly International chairman Tim Christen has joined the board of directors of CPA.com, a business advisor to practitioners in the USA,.... read more

Grant Thornton to shut down its outsourcing business for small companies

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 9 Mar 2018

Grant Thornton has closed its Geniac business, a start-up providing outsourced services to small companies, which it acquired in 2015, illustrating.... read more

EU Commission proposes to broadened EFRAG's remit to sustainable issues

  • Published: 8 Mar 2018

The European Commission has unveiled its strategy for a financial system that supports the EU's climate and sustainable development agenda, which.... read more

PwC takes the top spot from Deloitte in FTSE 250 audit table

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Mar 2018

In the first quarter of 2018 PwC has overtaken Deloitte by taking the top spot in the FTSE 250 audit rankings after adding six clients, totalling.... read more

African regulators set up regional forum

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

Regulators from 11 African countries have set up the African Forum of Independent Accounting and Auditing Regulators (AFIAAR), with the first.... read more

KPMG Luxembourg becomes approved verifier of Climate Bonds Standard

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

KPMG Luxembourg has received the approved verifier status from the Climate Bonds Initiative, under the Climate Bond standards and Certification.... read more

The Reporting Exchange now available in simplified Chinese

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Reporting Exchange, an online platform to help businesses navigate the confusing.... read more

Accountancy Europe releases position paper on sustainable finance in the EU

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

Ahead of the upcoming consultation by the European Commission on the fitness of the EU corporate reporting framework, Accountancy Europe has.... read more

Kevin Dancey appointed as IFAC CEO

  • Published: 5 Mar 2018

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has selected Kevin Dancey as its next chief executive officer.. read more

Hungary introduces stricter transfer pricing requirements

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 5 Mar 2018

Hungary has implemented the OECD recommendations for BEPS Action 13 on Transfer Pricing Documentation and Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR).... read more

Former partners at KPMG and PwC accused of sexual harassment

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

A former partner at KPMG South Australia has left the firm following an investigation over a sexual harassment claim against him, while a former.... read more

PwC appointed as administrators for UK retailer Maplin

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

PwC has been appointed as the administrators of UK electrical goods retailer Maplin following failed attempts to be rescued by potential buyers.. read more

Deloitte USA to pay $149m fine for mortgage lender audits

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

Deloitte has agreed to pay a $149m settlement to the USA Justice Department over independent audits from 2002 to 2008 for failed mortgage lender.... read more

Institute of internal auditors calls for internal audit to be scrutinised

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIIA) has called for internal audit to be accountable to the UK Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC).... read more

KPMG partners with Aptitude Software to help insurers prepare for IFRS 17

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Feb 2018

As insurers prepare for the 2021 deadline to implement IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts, KPMG has partnered with Aptitude Software in order to provide.... read more

ACCA supports regulatory approach to initial coin offerings

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Feb 2018

While blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies are developing there needs to be a balance between regulation, risk management and innovation,.... read more

Cybercrime predicted as most disruptive fraud in the next two years: PwC

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Feb 2018

Cybercrime will become the most disruptive fraud in the next two years, according to the Global Economic Crime and Fraud survey from PwC.. read more


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