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The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin Awards 2018: Nominations open

  • Published: 23 May 2018

The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin Awards 2018 are now open for nominations until 19 July.. read more

UK select committee calls for CMA investigation of Big Four to start 'as soon as possible'

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 23 May 2018

The UK Select Committee has called on the new chairman of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) Andrew Tyrie to ask his staff ‘to initiate.... read more

EY launches a global IoT/OT Security Lab

  • Published: 16 May 2018

EY has launched an Internet of Things/Operational Technology (IoT/OT) security lab embedded within the EY wavespace flagship in Warsaw, to help.... read more

Carillion report slams both auditors and regulators

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 May 2018

The Work and Pensions and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee has called for the Big Four to be potentially.... read more

Liza Robbins named Kreston CEO

  • Published: 14 May 2018

Liza Robbins has been named as Jon Lisby’s successor as CEO of network Kreston International, effective 1 August.. read more

Former senior partners of Deloitte Turkey sanctioned for misconduct

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 11 May 2018

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has barred two former senior partners of DRT Bagimsiz Denetim ve Serbest Muhasebeci Mali.... read more

Crowe Horwath rebranding network and firms

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 9 May 2018

Crowe Horwath International has begun a rebranding process for both its member firms and for the network itself.. read more

KPMG South Africa admits firm’s failings

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 May 2018

KPMG South Africa has admitted failures which have led to the tarnishing of the profession’s reputation in South Africa, following South Africa’s.... read more

PwC invests in blockchain start-up

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 May 2018

PwC Hong Kong and PwC Singapore have entered a joint business relationship with VeChain Global Technology Holding, a blockchain service provider.... read more

IAPA International expands in Africa

  • Published: 7 May 2018

IAPA International has added two new member firms to its association: Hanif Habib & Co, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Moronkeji Olufemi & Co. /.... read more

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


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