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French institute of directors’ publication supports integrated reporting but calls for improvement

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Aug 2017

Integrated reporting is gradually gaining a foothold in France, however, content of the reports produced is far from perfect particularly from the.... read more

Grant Thornton UK hires four times more school leavers than six years ago

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 17 Aug 2017

Grant Thornton UK has revealed that it is hiring 70 A-level school leavers this year compared to the 19 places of intake in 2011.. read more

Regulatory sanctions round-up: KPMG USA and PwC fined $6.2m and £5.1 by the SEC and the FRC respectively

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Aug 2017

KPMG USA has been fined by the USA SEC $6.2m over audit failures of an oil and gas company whilst PwC has paid a £5.1m (USD $6.5m) fine to the UK.... read more

EY CEO Mark Weinberger criticised for not quiting Trump’s advisory forum

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Aug 2017

EY CEO Mark Weinberger has received increased calls to quit the USA president Donal Trump’s strategy and policy forum over the USA president.... read more

The UK government made the right decision in delaying Making Tax Digital, finds survey

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

Findings from a survey on Making Tax Digital (MTD) have revealed that 86% of respondents think that the UK government has made the right decision.... read more

UK FRC launches consultation on non-financial reporting guidance

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

The UK Financial reporting Council (FRC) has launched a consultation on amendments to its guidance on the strategic report which encourage.... read more

Wales Northern Ireland and Scotland lagging behind rest of the UK in company formation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Aug 2017

A study by UHY Hacker Young has found that 18 out of bottom 20 areas for new business births in the UK are in Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland,.... read more

Mid-tier firms top ranking of auditors by fees for UK charities

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Aug 2017

Crowe Clark Whitehill has topped the latest Charity Financials Audit League Table which ranks UK audit firms by fees received from clients in the.... read more

The next generation’s take on a profession desperate to attract talent

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

To celebrate international youth day, The Accountant asks professionals aged under 35 to share their thoughts on the profession: why they qualify.... read more

EY launch a tax technology group to help clients tackle technology and transparency

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

EY has announced the creation of a group of 1,000 tax technology and performance improvement professionals from member firms from around the globe.... read more

Most of the information used by investors doesn’t come from the audited financial statement, Canadian audit regulator finds

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) has releases a summary of the key messages that came out of its audit quality symposium revealing.... read more

2017 The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin awards finalists’ shortlist announced

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 10 Aug 2017

This year's shortlisted finalists for the 2017 The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin Awards have been announced and winners will be.... read more

Comprehensive view from the locals in Asia Pacific are out

  • Published: 8 Aug 2017

International Accounting Bulletin has published the comprehensive views from the locals in Asia Pacific. Countries include Australia, New Zealand,.... read more

BDO appoints global head of tax

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 8 Aug 2017

BDO has announced the appointment of Robert Aziz as its global head of tax succeeding John Wonfor who will join BDO Canada as national tax office.... read more

Accounting CEOs joins CEOs from other sectors to commit to advance diversity

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Aug 2017

Two hundred and seventy CEOs from the accounting industry as well as other sectors have joined forces in a commitment to advance diversity and.... read more

International Accounting Bulletin Asia Pacific rankings are out

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 4 Aug 2017

International Accounting Bulletin has published its 2017 ranking for Asia Pacific countries.. read more

Johannesburg listed company Sygnia drops KPMG over state capture allegations

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Aug 2017

Sygnia, an investment management company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with a market value of R 1.4bn (US$ 105.4m) has dropped KPMG as.... read more

Accountancy profession coy about UK Chancellor post Brexit tax remarks

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Jul 2017

UK chancellor Philip Hammond’s remarks to a French newspaper about not wanting to turn the UK into a tax haven after Brexit, contradicting a.... read more

USA SEC opens consultation on PCAOB’s changes to the auditor’s report

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Jul 2017

THE USA SEC has published the PCAOB’s proposed rules on the auditor’s report in the Federal Register for comments by 18 August 2017.. read more

IBRACON regional president and Baker Tilly Brazil partner participates in the launch of Rio de Janeiro’s social observatory

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Jul 2017

The Brazilian institute of auditor (IBRACON) regional president for Rio de Janeiro and Baker Tilly Brazil partner Paulo Buzzi Filho attended the.... read more


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