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FRC to consider banning auditors from providing consultancy services

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Oct 2018

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is to consider whether auditors should be banned from providing consulting work for bodies they audit as.... read more

BDO UK partner pay leapfrogs KPMG counterparts following revenue growth

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Oct 2018

The average partner at BDO UK was paid £531,000 ($693,730) for FY18, £12,000 more than what the average partner at KPMG was paid in FY17.. read more

The Digital Accountancy Awards 2018 winners announced

  • Published: 8 Oct 2018

The winners of the Digital Accountancy Forum & Awards 2018 were revealed during a gala dinner held at the Waldorf Hilton in London on 4 October.. read more

KPMG South Africa begins search for new CEO

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 3 Oct 2018

KPMG South Africa CEO Nhlamulo Dlomu has left the South African firm to take up a global position.. read more

LEA Global hires CEO

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Oct 2018

Leading Edge Alliance Global (LEA) has appointed Erica Ishida to the association’s newly created position of CEO.. read more

PwC chairman claims Big Four break up won’t fix market issues as PwC posts 7% growth.

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 2 Oct 2018

PwC global revenues grew 7% globally in local currency (or 10% in USD) to $41.3bn for the year ending 30 June 2018.. read more

HLB International launches rebrand

  • Published: 1 Oct 2018

HLB International has launched a rebrand in an attempt to support the network’s transformation to a modern advisory and accounting mid-tier network.. read more

Ex-EY partner calls for talks after sexual harassment claim

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 1 Oct 2018

Former EY partner Karen Ward has called on EY to practise what it preaches with regards to gender discrimination in an open letter to the firm seen.... read more

UK business secretary calls for Big Four investigation

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 1 Oct 2018

UK business secretary Greg Clark has called for an investigation into the dominance of the Big Four in the UK audit market in an interview with the.... read more

Crowe acquires technology-focused firm

  • Published: 28 Sep 2018

Crowe in the UK has acquired Accounting for Entrepreneurs, a Gloucestershire based firm focusing on entrepreneurs.. read more

Accountants aware of senior staff’s unethical activities

  • Published: 27 Sep 2018

More than one third of accountants are aware of a senior staff member deliberately going ahead with unethical misleading accounts or advice,.... read more

KPMG South Africa continues to lose staff and clients

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 27 Sep 2018

KPMG has continued to lose both clients and staff following the controversy surrounding the work the firm conducted for the Gupta family, according.... read more

Morison KSi names new CEO

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 25 Sep 2018

Morison KSi has appointed Amanda Long as its chief executive officer, effective 7 January 2019.. read more

Deloitte adds Microsoft cloud consultancy Mexia

  • Published: 25 Sep 2018

Deloitte is set to add to its cloud offerings, with Microsoft Azure integration consultancy Mexia set to join.. read more

Big Four legal push continues with PwC Fragomen alliance

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 25 Sep 2018

PwC UK and law firm Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy (Fragomen) have entered an alliance to enable collaboration and joint marketing efforts in.... read more

Grant Thornton UK CEO’s appraisal leaked

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 24 Sep 2018

Grant Thornton UK CEO Sacha Romanovitch’s appraisal has been leaked to various UK news outlets alongside anonymous partner criticism.. read more

Labour to consider Big Four break up

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 21 Sep 2018

Ahead of the UK’s Labour Party conference, which begins this weekend, the shadow chancellor John McDonnell told The Financial Times a Labour.... read more

KPMG admits misconduct in connection with BNY Mellon

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 19 Sep 2018

KPMG UK and one of its partners, Richard Hinton, have admitted misconduct to the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) under the regulator’s.... read more

Deloitte’s global revenue grows by 11.3%

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 19 Sep 2018

Deloitte’s global revenue increased by $4.4bn (11.3%) to $43.2bn for the fiscal year ended 31 May 2018.. read more

PwC UK grows 5% in 2018

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 17 Sep 2018

PwC UK reported revenue of £3.76bn ($4.92bn) for the year ended 30 June 2018, up 5% from £3.60bn last year.. read more


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