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Feed your head, BDO said…

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

UK accountancy firm BDO is reported to be trialling an Alice in Wonderland-themed virtual reality game as a new ingredient in the hiring process..... read more

IOC reappoints PwC as external auditor

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reappointed PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as external auditor for a six-year term. According to.... read more

Citizenship by investment and tax residency – telling the difference

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

During an event hosted in St Kitts and Nevis last week, an Ernst & Young (EY) tax specialist reiterated the importance of grasping the difference.... read more

Chartered Institute of Taxation names Helen Whiteman CEO

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has announced the appointment of Helen Whiteman as the Institute’s new Chief Executive. She joins the.... read more

UK tax investigations taking longer to settle

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

HMRC’s tax investigations into large businesses are now taking more than three and a half years to settle, reaching a record 43 months in 2018/19,.... read more

Norway’s Aqua bio Technology to appoint RSM Norge as auditor

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

Aqua Bio Technology will appoint RSM Norge as company auditor at an EGM to be held on 27 June 2019.. read more

EY, AI and blockchain a healthy choice?

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

EY has announced plans to expand the current Health Outcomes Assessment platform through a collaboration with Sensyne Health and Guardtime. The.... read more

ZoomerMedia changes auditors, appoints BDO Canada

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

Multimedia group ZoomerMedia Limited has appointed BDO Canada LLP as its auditor. PwC resigned as a auditor, effective 24 June 2019, and the board.... read more

Audit Scotland says failed IT project sets back Scottish pensions body

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

An IT project that ran into difficulties has resulted in costs of more than £30m ($38.3m) for Scotland's public sector pension body, said spending.... read more

SAICA deregisters former KPMG auditor, updates on Ntsebeza Inquiry

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

Jacques Wessels, KPMG’s engagement partner on many of the Gupta audits, has been barred from using the CA (SA) designation after the cancellation.... read more

Thomson Reuters to acquire Confirmation

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

Thomson Reuters has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Confirmation, a provider of secure audit confirmation services. Confirmation has a.... read more

KPMG says new technologies will triple UK trade by 2050

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

Investment in innovation and technological change could drive a step change in trade and an acceleration of trade growth in a post-Brexit Britain,.... read more

New tax advisory start-up Namaru launched in Australia

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

Namaru has nine partners including former tax partners in Australia from Deloitte, KPMG and PwC, as well as former heads of tax at Deutsche Bank,.... read more

PwC KSA establishes first all-female team in Assurance

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

PwC KSA welcomed 24 Saudi females to start off the Assurance Center of Excellence (ACE) in Al-Khobar on 12 June. This team is the first fully.... read more

Local accountancy firm partners with Watford FC

  • Published: 25 Jun 2019

DNS Associates have become Watford Business Club partners, providing the business with opportunities to experience big-brand exposure at a Premier.... read more

Deloitte appoints new partner for UK human resources

  • Published: 24 Jun 2019

Deloitte has appointed Sharron Pamplin as partner for human resources in the UK. Pamplin joins the firm from Atkins, where she was HR director for.... read more

No news not good news for UK taxpayers?

  • Published: 24 Jun 2019

Problems with HMRC systems earlier this year could apparently mean that some UK taxpayers may not receive the tax demands they are supposed to get.... read more

IIRC CEO steps down

  • Published: 24 Jun 2019

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has announced that its chief executive officer Richard Howitt is stepping down with effect.... read more

IAASA raises ‘serious concerns’ over two audits in 2018

  • Published: 24 Jun 2019

The Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA) has published its annual report for 2018. In his statement in the report, IAASA.... read more

Four out of five companies plan to reduce their legal spend over the next two years

  • Published: 24 Jun 2019

Eighty-two percent of companies plan to reduce their legal function costs over the next two years, with 42% of respondents planning on doing so by.... read more


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