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Ghana watchdog hands out first-ever fines over audit failings

  • Published: 5 Sep 2019

For the first time since it was established in 1963, Ghana’s accounting and auditing watchdog, the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAG) has.... read more

UAE management accountancy salaries more than double MEA average

  • Published: 4 Sep 2019

The IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) 2019 UAE Salary Survey  shows how professional certification has a clear and definite impact on.... read more

MHA launches National Training Academy in UK

  • Published: 4 Sep 2019

MHA has launched its own National Training Academy to provide technical and professional skills training to the 2,200 staff in its eight member.... read more

BDO’s second office in Liverpool to add 150 jobs

  • Published: 4 Sep 2019

BDO plans to open a second office in Liverpool, UK, in October – barely a year after expanding its existing operations in the city. The firm now.... read more

Record £7.8m fine in UK money laundering crackdown

  • Published: 4 Sep 2019

A UK business that breached money laundering regulations has been hit with a record fine by HMRC. West London money transmitter Touma Foreign.... read more

EY replaces Grant Thornton at Pantheon International

  • Published: 3 Sep 2019

EY is to become auditor for FTSE250 listed private equity investment group Pantheon International from 2020. Grant Thornton has been the company's.... read more

PwC Luxembourg to accept payment in bitcoin

  • Published: 3 Sep 2019

PwC Luxembourg is stepping further into blockchain and crypto-assets by accepting Bitcoin payments from its clients with effect from 1 October.... read more

Bischoff: Audit costs won’t come cheap

  • Published: 3 Sep 2019

Outgoing head of the UK Financial Reporting Council Sir Win Bischoff has warned that companies must be prepared to pay more for higher quality.... read more

SMS Latinoamérica joins pilot programme on integrated reports

  • Published: 3 Sep 2019

SMS Latinoamérica is joining a programme being run by the International Integrated Reporting Council on the implementation of the IR framework by.... read more

GRI opens ASEAN Regional Hub in Singapore

  • Published: 3 Sep 2019

A new GRI Regional Hub has officially opened in Singapore, to serve the 10 countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The.... read more

Deloitte UK to double baby leave

  • Published: 3 Sep 2019

Deloitte UK is doubling paid leave from two to four weeks for any of the firm’s non-birthing parents – commonly known as paternity leave. Deloitte.... read more

Anne Whitaker appointed to FRC conduct committee and chair of AQR committee

  • Published: 2 Sep 2019

Anne Whitaker has been appointed to the Financial Reporting Council’s Conduct Committee, which oversees the FRC’s enforcement work, following her.... read more

New dawn for ex-KPMG partners – what Ina and Maggie did next

  • Published: 2 Sep 2019

Ina Kjaer and Maggie Brereton have unveiled plans to launch a new firm, to be named EOS Deal Advisory (Eos was the Greek goddess of the dawn). The.... read more

Deloitte tops Brand Finance Commercial Services 50 2019

  • Published: 2 Sep 2019

According to Brand Finance’s valuations, Deloitte has overtaken PwC for first time in 10 years with a brand value up 42% to $29.7bn. Despite a.... read more

Steinhoff to appoint Mazars

  • Published: 2 Sep 2019

Steinhoff International revealed plans at the company’s AGM in Amsterdam on 30 August 2019 to replace its auditor Deloitte with Mazars. The company.... read more

FTSE 100 audit rankings ‘have never been closer’

  • Published: 2 Sep 2019

The FTSE 100 rankings have never been closer, as the client numbers converge, according to Adviser Rankings latest Q3 2019 quarterly Corporate.... read more

PwC named in ‘conspiracy’ counterclaim by Watchstone

  • Published: 30 Aug 2019

Watchstone Group has filed a counterclaim against Slater & Gordon (S&G) for damages of at least £63m plus exemplary damages, interest and costs for.... read more

EY helps WiV Technology accelerate fine wine investing with blockchain

  • Published: 30 Aug 2019

WiV Technology has selected EY to provide technology services to help develop its fine wine investment trading blockchain platform. WiV’s global.... read more

PwC appoints five new directors in West and Wales Region

  • Published: 30 Aug 2019

PwC has appointed five new directors to its practice in the West and Wales region as part of continued investment in the UK outside of London. New.... read more

Baker Tilly Morrison Murray merger with RSM SA Durban

  • Published: 30 Aug 2019

Baker Tilly Morrison Murray (Durban, South Africa) is merging with RSM SA Durban, effective 1 October 2019. The combined entity will operate under.... read more

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