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Reports: Indian firms moving away from revenue targets

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 19 Jun 2018

A number of firms in India, including the Big Four, have removed or relaxed revenue targets for their audit partners, according to a report from.... 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

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

Grant Thornton to shut down its outsourcing business for small companies

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 9 Mar 2018

Grant Thornton has closed its Geniac business, a start-up providing outsourced services to small companies, which it acquired in 2015, illustrating.... read more

PwC takes the top spot from Deloitte in FTSE 250 audit table

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Mar 2018

In the first quarter of 2018 PwC has overtaken Deloitte by taking the top spot in the FTSE 250 audit rankings after adding six clients, totalling.... read more

KPMG Luxembourg becomes approved verifier of Climate Bonds Standard

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

KPMG Luxembourg has received the approved verifier status from the Climate Bonds Initiative, under the Climate Bond standards and Certification.... read more

Former partners at KPMG and PwC accused of sexual harassment

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

A former partner at KPMG South Australia has left the firm following an investigation over a sexual harassment claim against him, while a former.... read more

PwC appointed as administrators for UK retailer Maplin

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

PwC has been appointed as the administrators of UK electrical goods retailer Maplin following failed attempts to be rescued by potential buyers.. read more

Deloitte USA to pay $149m fine for mortgage lender audits

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

Deloitte has agreed to pay a $149m settlement to the USA Justice Department over independent audits from 2002 to 2008 for failed mortgage lender.... read more

Cybercrime predicted as most disruptive fraud in the next two years: PwC

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Feb 2018

Cybercrime will become the most disruptive fraud in the next two years, according to the Global Economic Crime and Fraud survey from PwC.. read more

KPMG and Deloitte give lacklustre evidence to UK Committee hearing on Carillion’s fall

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Feb 2018

The role of KPMG and Deloitte as external and internal auditor respectively of failed giant construction company Carillion came under heavy.... read more

EY and KPMG in front of Antillean Court in separate cases

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Feb 2018

The joint court of Caribbean countries and municipalities of the Netherlands, the Antillean Court of Justice, has stated that EY should likely pay.... read more

Veritas Capital acquires PwC USA public sector advisory business

  • Published: 19 Feb 2018

An affiliate of Veritas Capital, a private equity investment firm, has acquired PwC USA public sector advisory business.. read more

UK’s digital and culture secretary urges businesses and charities to prepare for stronger data protection laws

  • Published: 19 Feb 2018

Fewer than half of UK businesses and charities are aware of data protection laws four months before they come into force, according to research.. read more

Businesses late on GDPR implementation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Feb 2018

Businesses are late in implementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to EY Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey 2018.. read more

UK MPs on Carillion collapse: Big Four feasted on soon to be carcass

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Feb 2018

The UK’s Work and Pension Committee has published the responses of the Big Four to their queries on each of the firms’ involvement with Carillion.... read more

Sri Lankan institute appoints KPMG partner as its next president

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 9 Feb 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has appointed Jagath Perera as its 24th president, effective 8 February 2018.. read more

PwC UK sets new goal to further reduce carbon footprint

  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

PwC UK has stated that since 2007, the firm has cut its overall carbon footprint by nearly 30% and it will now aim to reduce it by a further 40% by.... read more

Canadian audit regulator appoints former Deloitte managing partner as new CEO

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2018

The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) has appointed former managing partner for leadership development and succession at Deloitte Canada.... read more

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