KPMG, audit, Big Four

20 September, 2017

Audit firm KPMG cleared over HBOS audit after 2007 financial crisis

A regulatory investigation has cleared KPMG over its audit of HBOS bank in 2007 as the financial crisis struck City institutions. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) announced yesterday that its ...
Halfords

17 July, 2017

Halfords faces opposition to reappointment of auditor

Halfords, the car carts and bicycle retailer, faces opposition to the reappointment of Big Four firm KPMG as auditor over concerns about independence.
Rolls-Royce

4 May, 2017

Regulator to investigate KPMG’s audit of Rolls-Royce

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has said it will investigate Big Four accounting firm KPMG over its audit of Rolls-Royce. The inquiry follows
risk management

22 March, 2017

Why audit committees worry about risk management systems

A considerable number of audit committee members believe their organisation’s risk management system requires “substantial work”. This sobering conclusion comes from KPMG’s Audit Committee ...

20 February, 2017

Audit committees and the environment

Discussion has focused on corporate governance mechanisms to address the issues of financial reporting quality following scandals in the USA and Europe. As a post-Enron development, audit committee...
boardroom executives, boardroom conflict, board members

10 January, 2017

Survey finds ‘substantial work’ needed on risk management

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cybercrime, cybersecurity, data security

9 January, 2017

Boards face ‘industrialisation’ of cyber-threat

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male boards

22 June, 2016

Survey reveals lack of satisfaction with executive skills

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Financial reports

21 October, 2015

Story telling

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