Twenty-five years after the AIM was launched, building a constructive relationship with your auditors remains a vital component for success.
A number of major institutional shareholders, consultancies and lobbyists are against the reappointment of Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell, who is prepared to stand down on their say-so at the impending crunch vote.
PwC hit by a £5.1m fine over its audit work at collapsed accountants RSM Tenon, just four months after a similar fine over Connaught.
The Financial Reporting Council concludes that audit is improving but is concerned about consistency and reveals the issue still causing greatest concern is professional scepticism.
Sweden’s national pension fund takes a swipe at long-standing audit relationships in the US.
One of the UK’s biggest fund managers has revealed it will challenge companies that have maintained the same auditors for decades.
Choosing the right auditor is a process that must be well managed and implemented, says Henry Irving of the ICAEW.