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FCA calls for comment on tech-smart reporting

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Feb 2018

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has called for comment on the use of technology to improve regulation efficiency and help businesses to.... read more

Morison KSi South African member firm joins Grant Thornton

  • Published: 20 Feb 2018

SizweNtsalubaGobodo has left Morison KSi to join Grant Thornton creating snowball effect consequences on the ranking tables in South Africa.. read more

Auditors’ role in tackling financial crime

  • Published: 20 Feb 2018

Accountancy Europe has released frequently asked questions explaining the role of the auditor in tackling financial crime, the legal basis of their.... read more

OECD launches consultation on misuse of residence by investment schemes

  • Published: 20 Feb 2018

The OECD has launched a consultation on the misuses of residence by investment (RBI) schemes for tax evasion/avoidance purposes.. read more

Veritas Capital acquires PwC USA public sector advisory business

  • Published: 19 Feb 2018

An affiliate of Veritas Capital, a private equity investment firm, has acquired PwC USA public sector advisory business.. read more

HLB UK client survey finds broad anti-Brexit views

  • Published: 19 Feb 2018

Sixty two percent of HLB UK clients believe that the UK government is handing Brexit negotiations badly, with 46% expecting that their businesses.... read more

UK’s digital and culture secretary urges businesses and charities to prepare for stronger data protection laws

  • Published: 19 Feb 2018

Fewer than half of UK businesses and charities are aware of data protection laws four months before they come into force, according to research.. read more

Indian tax reform disrupted businesses: IFAC Survey finds

  • Published: 15 Feb 2018

Around 64% of Indians surveyed believe that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout led to a disruption among the businesses community across the.... read more

ACCA calls for open and honest debate about quality of audit

  • Published: 15 Feb 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has published a guide, ‘Tenets of a quality audit’ highlighting the features that a.... read more

Countries must strengthen tax systems to meet Sustainable Development Goals

  • Published: 15 Feb 2018

The IMF, the OECD, the United Nations and World Bank Group have called on governments to strengthen and increase the effectiveness of their tax.... read more

EFAA launch survey on audit and alternatives to audit

  • Published: 14 Feb 2018

The European Federation of Accountants and Auditors (EFAA) has launched a survey on audit and alternatives to audit for European small and.... read more

Businesses late on GDPR implementation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Feb 2018

Businesses are late in implementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to EY Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey 2018.. read more

UK MPs on Carillion collapse: Big Four feasted on soon to be carcass

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Feb 2018

The UK’s Work and Pension Committee has published the responses of the Big Four to their queries on each of the firms’ involvement with Carillion.... read more

Sri Lankan institute appoints KPMG partner as its next president

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 9 Feb 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has appointed Jagath Perera as its 24th president, effective 8 February 2018.. read more

Three countries in contention to host World Congress of Accountants in 2022

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

Austria, France and India have each put forward a bid to host the World Congress of Accountants in 2022, The Accountant and International.... read more

South African regulator renews CEO’s contract

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

The South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), has renewed their contract with current CEO Bernard Agulhas for.... read more

RSM UK appoints both a new CEO and chairman

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

RSM UK has appointed David Gwilliam as its new CEO, taking over from Laurence Longe who is becoming chairman after being CEO for 22 years, both.... read more

PwC UK sets new goal to further reduce carbon footprint

  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

PwC UK has stated that since 2007, the firm has cut its overall carbon footprint by nearly 30% and it will now aim to reduce it by a further 40% by.... read more

Canadian audit regulator appoints former Deloitte managing partner as new CEO

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2018

The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) has appointed former managing partner for leadership development and succession at Deloitte Canada.... read more

Accountancy profession has a ‘key role to play’ in attracting diverse talent, finds ACCA

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 31 Jan 2018

Expanding economies, technological advances and globalisation are increasing social mobility, but the accountancy profession has a key role to play.... read more

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