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Accountancy gender pay gap lagging by over 20%

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 12 Dec 2019

Political parties have announced plans to achieve full pay equality in the UK by 2030, but the accountancy sector is lagging behind with a pay gap.... read more

FRC sanctions Grant Thornton

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 10 Dec 2019

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) announced sanctions against Grant Thornton UK LLP to the tune of £650,000 and one of its Audit Engagement.... read more

GRI launches toolkit to advance reporting on modern slavery

  • Published: 10 Dec 2019

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), an initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, has launched.... read more

New executive director joins Hong Kong’s FRC

  • Published: 6 Dec 2019

The Government of Hong Kong has appointed Florence Wong Wai-mei as the executive director to the board of Hong Kong’s Financial Reporting Council.... read more

BDO’s annual results show year on year financial growth topping US$ 9.6 billion in Q4 2019

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 5 Dec 2019

BDO announced a total combined fee income1 of US$ 9.6 billion / € 8.5 billion, for the year ended 30 September 2019, representing a year on year.... read more

BDO USA APPOINTS FIRST WOMAN BOARD CHAIR KELLY JOHNSON

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 3 Dec 2019

BDO USA, LLP, has announced the appointment of Kelly Johnson as board chair, along with Mark Ellenbogen, Hoon Lee and Steven Shill as new board.... read more

IRBA launches Audit Quality Indicators for South Africa

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 2 Dec 2019

The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) plays an important role in building a reputation for South Africa as an investment market for.... read more

KPMG UK launches new audit only apprenticeship

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Dec 2019

KPMG UK has launched an audit only apprenticeship scheme, with c140 places available for school leavers.. read more

Mark Carney appointed as UN’s special envoy on climate action and finance

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Dec 2019

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has been appointed as UN special envoy for climate action and finance. He will start his new position once his.... read more

Celebration of newly merged RSM China

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 29 Nov 2019

An official opening ceremony was held at the Yanqi Lake International Conference Centre in Beijing in October 2019 to launch the new RSM China.... read more

Submission information for the IAB World Survey 2020

  • Published: 27 Nov 2019

We have now launched the submission form for the International Accounting Bulletin World Survey 2020, the deadline for which is 13 January 2020.. read more

BlackLine CEO Therese Tucker wins STEVIE AWARD for Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 27 Nov 2019

Therese Tucker, CEO and founder of BlackLine Inc, was named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the 16th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.... read more

Taking joint responsibility for corporate reporting failures

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 26 Nov 2019

Following AFM’s assessment during 2017-2018 on ‘quality change’ at PIE audit firms, Accon, BDO, Baker Tilly, Grant Thornton and Mazars over quality.... read more

BDO survey reveals how important automation is to business

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 25 Nov 2019

In the first of a series of CFO surveys, accountancy and business advisory firm BDO surveyed 200 CFOs and Financial Directors across the UK to.... read more

Russell Bedford CEO attends member event in Georgia

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 22 Nov 2019

A special event hosted by Georgia member firm, Russell Bedford AAC, in Tbilisi on Friday, 15 November also saw Russell Bedford’s CEO, Stephen.... read more

KPMG staff redundancies planned for TCE Unit

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 21 Nov 2019

KPMG is planning to make redundancies across its Transformation Centre of Expertise (reported by Sky News), the unit involved with in-house.... read more

ICAEW publishes guide to provide better understanding of assurance

  • Published: 20 Nov 2019

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has.... read more

Nexia International welcomes new member firm Fidi BC SA, in Switzerland

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 20 Nov 2019

Nexia International (Nexia), has added a new member firm, Fidi BC SA, in Switzerland. With its offices in Lugano and Roveredo, both located in the.... read more

‘Rebuilding Britain for the many, not the few’, chimes Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell

  • Author: Zoya Malik
  • Published: 20 Nov 2019

Speaking on November 19th and with the Labour Party’s slogan firmly set on the podium, ‘Rebuilding Britain for the many, Not the few’, Shadow.... read more

Survey: diversity and inclusion key for over half of accounting and finance jobseekers

  • Published: 19 Nov 2019

More than half (52%) of accountancy and finance professionals in the UK look for an organisation’s diversity and inclusion policies when.... read more


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