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FRC Nigeria launches new online registration for accountants

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria has launched a new individual registration portal. Speaking in Lagos, FRC Executive Secretary Daniel.... read more

KPMG appoints Adrian Griffiths to lead UK life sciences practice

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

KPMG has appointed Adrian Griffiths to head up the firm’s UK Life Sciences practice. He has more than 20 years’ business transformation experience.... read more

Challenger firms being wooed by Sports Direct

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

Press reports in the UK have named Mazars, BDO and MHA Macintyre as among the firms holding talks with retailer Sports Direct International to.... read more

Grant Thornton updates Cryptopia account holders

  • Published: 22 Aug 2019

Grant Thornton’s David Ruscoe and Russell Moore were appointed liquidators to the failed New Zealand-based Cryptopia in May, filing a petition in.... read more

Accountancy in Singapore being prepped for digital future

  • Published: 22 Aug 2019

The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 22 August to.... read more

26 September is #AuditorProud Day 2019

  • Published: 22 Aug 2019

Thursday, 26 September 2019 is #AuditorProud Day, a worldwide initiative of the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) in the US.. read more

Busy summer for Cooper Parry Corporate Finance

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

Cooper Parry Corporate Finance has completed four deals in the last two months.The deals all occurred in two of Cooper Parry’s key sectors:.... read more

Grant Thornton US designates 81 individuals as partners, principals and managing directors

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

Grant Thornton LLP has admitted 42 new partners and principals, and promoted 39 to managing director in the US. By service line, advisory accounted.... read more

H1 2019 sees alleged fraud in the UK reach £319m

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

More than £319m of alleged fraud hit UK Courts in the first half of 2019, down from £345m in the same period last year according to KPMG’s Fraud.... read more

New appointments at the Financial Accounting Foundation

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

The board of trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has appointed Holly Nelson and Zubin Avari to the Private Company Council (PCC),.... read more

Fewer shareholder revolts, FTSE 100 CEO pay decreases

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

The number of FTSE 100 companies receiving low votes (below 80% in favour) on pay fell by around a half - 7% of companies compared to 13% last.... read more

EY partners Open Banking Nigeria

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

EY has finalised arrangements with Open Banking Nigeria to develop and advocate for a standard application programming interface (API) for the.... read more

KPMG Angola to evaluate bid process for telecoms licencing

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

The Angolan Ministry of Finance has selected KPMG Angola to review the bidding process and tenders for a fourth telecoms provider in the country.. read more

Deloitte debuts 'blockchain in a box'

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

Deloitte has introduced ‘Blockchain in a Box’ (BIAB) designed to provide intuitive, tangible blockchain demonstrations and experimentations. It is.... read more

Confidence on the rise among finance and accounting SMEs in the UK

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

Set against the warnings of a shrinking UK economy and full-blown recession, the nation’s small business community appears to be holding strong.... read more

Nexia UK member firm in merger talks

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 19 Aug 2019

Nexia UK member firm Smith & Williamson is in ‘exclusive’ talks with investment firm Tilney over a possible merger of the two businesses.. read more

SEC charges former CFO of cash advance business

  • Published: 16 Aug 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged 1 Global Capital LLC’s former chief financial officer, Alan G. Heide, with defrauding retail.... read more

The impact of audit salaries on audit oucomes

  • Published: 16 Aug 2019

In a paper entitled Salary Perception and Career Prospects in Audit Firms, academics from California’s John Molson School of Business at Concordia.... read more

Sports Direct audit issues may hit CEO’s personal company

  • Published: 16 Aug 2019

Mike Ashley’s problems with accounts appear to extend beyond issues at Sports Direct International where he is CEO. Accounts for his personal.... read more

PwC wins £16.5m outsource contract to manage Northern Rock assets

  • Published: 16 Aug 2019

PwC has won ‘Project Saturn’, a £16.5m contract that runs to August 2030 under which it will be responsible for running the remaining portfolio of.... read more

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