Change ahead for auditing
Robert Outram assesses proposals aimed at increasing public trust in auditing.
Rebuilding trust in the profession
Colleen Welsh CA, the winner of the Top 100 young CAs Trust category, shares her perspective on how CAs can help restore trust in the profession.
Beyond transparency in rebuilding trust
As we look to rebuild trust in the profession, Paul Druckman urges CAs to lead the way in capturing data beyond the balance sheet.
Fixing the trust crisis
Is ‘the system’ just a playground for those on the inside? Did we make it that way? David Nussbaum CA questions the public perception of accountancy and where the responsibility for change lies.
Shaping the future of audit
Mike McKeon and Michelle Mullen discuss the latest proposals for audit reform and what impact they will have on the profession.
Accountability for the future
A4S encourages the finance community to take a more sustainable approach to decision-making and reporting.
Audit quality is paramount
In the ICAS response to the CMA and BEIS we have reiterated that audit quality has to be the overriding objective. We highlighted to the CMA areas where it needs to provide greater clarity to the evidence in support of its conclusions, and the remedies it has proposed.
A momentous time for the profession
Today marks the end of my first year in role. It also marks the publication of a series of reports that will have a major impact on the statutory audit market.
UK audit debate: the world watches
A series of reviews into audit are currently underway in the UK, and the accountancy world is watching developments with interest.
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.
Kingman and CMA: joining the dots
ICAS has set out a reimagined vision for the FRC and this week we will submit a response to the CMA on the future of audit. These consultations are a chance for a holistic review of the corporate governance and corporate reporting framework that has audit quality at its heart.
Audit: The critical question
Bruce Cartwright CA, ICAS CEO, has written a letter to the Financial Times in response to their article ‘UK to press for shake-up of Big Four auditors’. The key messages in Bruce’s letter are elaborated here.
ICAS on Challenging Conversations
"It’s about dealing with issues that need to be aired,” Bruce Cartwright CA, ICAS CEO.