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November 2018 articles

As 2018 continues to be the annus horribilis of audit, bean counters are finding that sector reviews are, as the saying goes, [...]

14 November

Accountancy may be “an art, not a science”, but there needs to be less “Jackson Pollock”. [...]

14 November

Fans of Red Bull may insist it reigns supreme, but the beverage-maker and sports-backer faces several challengers in the energy [...]

13 November

With nearly all the major expected responses to the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) probe into the audit sector released [...]

13 November

Grant Thornton, the UK’s fifth-largest audit firm, has broken ranks with other mid-tier accountants by calling for the introduction [...]

13 November

Rachel Reeves doesn’t fit the typical mould of a select committee chair. [...]

13 November

Stephen Haddrill, the beleaguered boss of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) may be forced to resign within weeks after a [...]

13 November

Former Stobart Group chief executive Andrew Tinkler today denied accusations he improperly claimed £5m in expenses when he was [...]

12 November

Foreign criminals should be deported when they have served their sentences – this is effectively the government’s position, [...]

12 November

A powerful parliamentary committee will launch an inquiry into the “broken” audit market today, aimed at ensuring an ongoing [...]

12 November

Two of the world’s biggest accountancy firms have backed a ban on UK auditors selling extra services to their audit clients, [...]

8 November

Household appliance maker Dyson successfully overturned EU regulation on the energy labelling of vacuum cleaners today after [...]

8 November

A woman who spent £16m at Harrods and is fighting extradition to Azerbaijan has been released on bail following her arrest [...]

8 November

KPMG is set to become the first of the so-called Big Four to cease all non-audit work for FTSE 350 clients in the wake of Carillion. [...]

8 November

It is unusual for HMRC to admit that it has been too heavy-handed, so last week came as a welcome surprise to many parents who [...]

8 November