- 18 June 2019, 10:28 am
KPMG has agreed to pay a $50m penalty after the American Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged the firm with altering past audit work after receiving stolen information about upcoming inspections. The SEC also found that numerous KPMG audit professionals cheated on internal training exams by sharing answers and manipulating test results. Alongside the $50m […]Read More....
- 17 June 2019, 12:38 pm
Williams Lea have announced the appointment of Dan O’Brien as chief financial officer (CFO). “Williams Lea is at a pivotal point in its rich history and I am looking forward to being a part of the team that drives the company’s evolution and growth,” said O’Brien in a statement. O’Brien will oversee finance, legal and […]
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- 17 June 2019, 12:34 pm
Anne-Marie Malley has been appointed managing partner for Consulting in the UK, the first woman in the firm's history to hold the position
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- 14 June 2019, 1:02 pm
It should come as no surprise that artificial intelligence is spearheading deep fundamental changes within the accounting sector. Having already prompted a revolution in financial services as well as Big Tech, the buzzword AI now has its sights set on accountancy. AI is rarely understood and technophobes read headlines about AI beating chess masters (or […]
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- 14 June 2019, 10:20 am
Mazars has announced the acquisition of Hall Liddy, a medical accounting firm in the NorthWest, with over 2,600 clients. “The healthcare sector has always been extremely important to us,” commented Margaret Laidlaw, Mazars‘ head of entrepreneurial business. “We are constantly looking for ways to deliver exceptional service and help our clients manage and grow […]Read More....
Moody’s Analytics enhances accounting and reinsurance capabilities of RiskIntegrity IFRS 17 solution
- 13 June 2019, 4:51 pm
Moody’s Analytics has added new accounting and reinsurance capabilities to their RiskIntegrity IFRS 17 solution. These new features are intended to help insurers and reinsurers meet the stringent reporting requirements of International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 17. The latest enhancements to its accounting functions include the introduction of a Moody’s Analytics chart of accounts, end-to-end accounting […]
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- 13 June 2019, 4:49 pm
As political and economic uncertainty, shifting markets and regulators throw up disruption for both practice and company accountants, a tech vendor warns that jumping into technology is not the way to get ahead. “It’s not about diving into the technology that’s on the market because it seems to be the trend, but really understanding what […]
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- 12 June 2019, 4:26 pm
70% of small businesses would not recommend their advisor to others – and over a quarter said they are likely to switch accountants, according to research by Xero. Xero studied businesses which use any online or digital bookkeeping tools, and found that 80% of small businesses are working with an external accountant, yet their satisfaction […]
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- 12 June 2019, 11:53 am
EY today announced the appointment of Justine Belton to its UK LLP Board and Tonia Lovell as a UK Independent Non-Executive (INE). The announcement means that six of the 10 positions on the board will be held by women. Steve Varley, UK Chairman of EY, spoke of his pride at the firm’s continued commitment to […]
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