Sports Direct

1 September, 2017

Institutions oppose Sports Direct chairman’s reappointment

A number of investors and shareholder representatives are against the reappointment of Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell, days before the crucial vote at its AGM. Having survived a
PwC, pricewaterhousecoopers

17 August, 2017

PwC hit by another £5m fine after admitting failures in RSM Tenon audit

A second £5m fine has hit Big Four accounting firm PwC in four months, issued by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) over its role as auditor of collapsed fellow accountants RSM Tenon. PwC and s...
Audit, finance, accounts

28 July, 2017

Audit improves but professional scepticism remains a concern

Audit quality in the UK has improved again, but the audit watchdog remains concerned about professional scepticism across audit firms. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published its second...

16 June, 2015

Longevity of US auditors criticised

The tenure of auditors in the US has come under pressure from investors who claim it is difficult to see how they can remain independent after serving the same client for decades, sometimes as long as...

10 May, 2015

Aberdeen announces audit action

According to the Financial Times, Aberdeen Asset Management’s head of corporate governance, Paul Lee, has declared “a more strident line” on extended audit relationships. Lee stated ...

5 May, 2015

How to appoint the right auditor for your business

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