Audit and assurance
ICAS calls for LCE audit standard
Anne Adrain, ICAS Head of Sustainability and Assurance, summarises the main revisions to the UK Going Concern standard.
Audit should be part of holistic review
ICAS has submitted its response to the CMA on the large company audit market in the UK. Our response to Sir John Kingman’s review of the FRC and previous ICAS publications informed our submission. Our key messages to the FRC are set out below.
APMs and KPIs
ICAS summarises Brydon’s proposals on Alternative Performance Measures and Key Performance Indicators.
ICAS summarises Brydon’s recommendation for introducing a UK version of Sarbox and his proposals on internal audit.
Fraud protection and detection
ICAS summarises Brydon's proposal for a package of measures around fraud detection and prevention.
Brydon review published
Brydon publishes his report on the quality and effectiveness of audit.
ESEF tagging of accounts
Big changes come into effect for listed entities with effect from 1 January 2020 with a new EU requirement for accounts to be published in electronic format.
10 computer-hacker terms
Hacking with the objective of financial gain or some subversive political motive is very topical.