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UK government names candidate for FRC chair

  • Published: 11 Jul 2019

Simon Dingemans has been named as the government’s preferred candidate to the post of chair of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC). The House of.... read more

More to be done on diversity in FTSE 100 companies

  • Published: 11 Jul 2019

Research from Cranfield University, which is being supported by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), has found many FTSE 100 companies are.... read more

Audit quality of UK local government under review

  • Published: 11 Jul 2019

A review into the quality of local authority audits and whether they are spotting warning signs early enough, has been launched by Communities.... read more

MBAs, accountants lead the FTSE 100

  • Published: 11 Jul 2019

Master of Business Administration (MBA) and accountancy are the top qualifications among the UK’s CEOs, according to the annual Robert Half FTSE.... read more

BKR International names Raymi Mejia regional board chair for the Americas

  • Published: 10 Jul 2019

BKR International has appointed Raymi Mejia, partner at Mejia Lora & Asociados (MLA) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, as chair of the Americas.... read more

AVASK Accounting occupies new office  

  • Published: 9 Jul 2019

International accountancy and business consultancy firm AVASK Accounting has leased nearly 17,000 sq ft in what is the largest office letting in.... read more

No-deal Brexit contingency measures in EU budget

  • Published: 9 Jul 2019

The European Council has adopted contingency measures on the implementation and financing of the 2019 EU budget in the event of a no-deal Brexit..... read more

Shareholder watchdog ISS warns against Telford Homes' auditor

  • Published: 9 Jul 2019

Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions has called on.... read more

Steinhoff CFO Philip Dieperink resigns

  • Published: 9 Jul 2019

Philip Dieperink has resigned from his posts as CFO and management board member at South African firm Steinhoff. He will step down on 31 August.... read more

Give it back – accountant who stole from Bermuda told

  • Published: 9 Jul 2019

Jeffrey Bevan, an accountant who stole more than £1.35m has been ordered to pay compensation to the Bermudan Government. Lawyers from the.... read more

Internal audit a strategic business partner, says Protiviti

  • Published: 9 Jul 2019

Consulting firm Protiviti says boards and executives are increasingly seeing internal audi as a strategic business partner. That conclusion comes.... read more

Investors, boards support CEO action on global challenges, says EY

  • Published: 9 Jul 2019

More than two-thirds (67%) of the world’s largest company CEOs say that they are likely to take public stands on politically charged issues related.... read more

Grant Thornton, Microsoft, Hitachi Solutions collaborate on AI project

  • Published: 9 Jul 2019

Grant Thornton LLP is collaborating with Microsoft and Hitachi Solutions to use artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to help the.... read more

RSM appoints Susan Ball as new UK employment tax partner

  • Published: 8 Jul 2019

RSM has appointed Susan Ball as partner in its UK Employer Solutions national team. She will be based in London. Ball, who has more than 30 years’.... read more

BMW says no to ‘EU-IFRS’

  • Published: 8 Jul 2019

BMW AG CFP Dr Nicolas Peter underlined BMW’’s opposition to the concept of special EU-IFRS rules. His comments came as he gave the keynote address.... read more

GRI appoints chief development officer

  • Published: 8 Jul 2019

GRI, the global reporting initiative, has appointed Marco van der Ree as chief development officer. He moves to GRI from his previous position as.... read more

Bishr Ibrahim Baker appointed EY MENA Markets Leader

  • Published: 8 Jul 2019

EY has appointed Bishr Ibrahim Baker as Markets Leader across the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region, effective 01 July 2019. He will oversee.... read more

Deloitte UK CFO Survey: uncertainty rules

  • Published: 8 Jul 2019

More than eight in ten CFOs (83%) say they expect the long-term business environment to deteriorate as a result of the UK leaving the EU, according.... read more

EY makes 733 partner promotions worldwide

  • Published: 8 Jul 2019

EY says that 733 people have been promoted to partner across the globe. For the fifth consecutive year, women and emerging markets represent nearly.... read more

The hunt for Donald Trump’s tax returns continues

  • Published: 5 Jul 2019

On 2 July, the House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee, filed a complaint in federal court to obtain six years of President Donald J..... read more


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