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Increase in gender hiring gap of tax partners

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 May 2018

The Global 100 survey conducted by Wilkinson Partners of 100 tax partners found that 78% percent of moving partners in 2017 were male, up from 70%.... read more

Mazars launches CFO web series

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 3 May 2018

Mazars has launched a web series, The Next CFO, which considers the changing role of the CFO.. read more

Barclays Africa Group drops KPMG as auditor

  • Published: 3 May 2018

Barclays Africa Group, one of the largest banking groups in the region, has told shareholders it will not re-appoint KPMG as one of its external.... read more

Knowledge Hub to help organisations implement the TCFD recommendations launched

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 May 2018

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) have launched the TCFD Knowledge.... read more

MTD legislation to spur demand for accountancy compliance services 

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 27 Apr 2018

UK accountants are likely to provide more clients with VAT submission services due to the Making Tax Digital (MTD) legislation, according to.... read more

Big Four to face further scrutiny

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Apr 2018

The Big Four could face scrutiny from the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) following the appointment of Andrew Tyrie as its new chair.. read more

EY to pilot blockchain audit technology

  • Published: 24 Apr 2018

EY plans to pilot a suite of blockchain audit technologies that have the ability to perform a review of cryptocurrency business transactions. Known.... read more

Financial Reporting Council considers KPMG investigation

  • Published: 23 Apr 2018

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is looking into the possibility of an investigation of KPMG over the firm’s work with Conviviality, a UK wine.... read more

Global economic confidence at highest levels in years

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 20 Apr 2018

Economic confidence is at its highest level since 2009 according to the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) conducted by the.... read more

KPMG South Africa banned from public sector auditing

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Apr 2018

KPMG South Africa has been banned from conducting audits of public sector organisations following poor auditing standards when working with the now.... read more

CDSB aligns reporting Framework with TCFD recommendations

  • Published: 11 Apr 2018

The Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) has updated its Framework for reporting environmental information, natural capital and associated.... read more

DFK International launches diversity and inclusion initiative

  • Published: 5 Apr 2018

DFK International has launched DFK Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Executive Committee (D&IEC) to help achieve gender parity across the.... read more

CFA Institute: universal disclosure of fees improves investor trust

  • Published: 4 Apr 2018

A survey commissioned by the CFA Institute found that 84% of investors say that trust in their advisors is mostly due to full disclosure of fees,.... read more

AICPA appoints Robert Dohrer as chief auditor

  • Published: 27 Mar 2018

Robert Dohrer has been appointed chief auditor of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). He will succeed the AICPA’s vice president of.... read more

The pan-European stock exchange supports Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

  • Published: 22 Mar 2018

Pan-European stock exchange Euronext, the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) in Belgium, the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) and the.... read more

ACCA and DFK International sign global MoU

  • Published: 21 Mar 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and DFK International have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to co-operate on.... read more

KPMG Singapore launches cloud-based solution for financial institutions

  • Published: 21 Mar 2018

KPMG Singapore and Lombard Risk have launched KPMG Regulatory Integrated Solution (KRIS) to help financial institutions automate and fulfil.... read more

PwC UK has the highest gender pay gap among the Big Four at 43.8%

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Mar 2018

PwC UK has become the latest of the Big Four to update its gender pay gap figures to include equity partners, which has found the firm to have the.... read more

Revised audit reporting standards improves transparency and corporate reporting, finds ACCA

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Mar 2018

Updated auditor reporting standards have improved quality of information for investors, governance and financial reporting, according to a report.... read more

IFIAR report seeks further improvement in audit engagements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Mar 2018

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has published its sixth inspection findings report, which surveyed its members’.... read more


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