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Audit and assurance

The latest audit news and analysis

5 April 2012

US watchdog slates standard of broker-dealer audits

PCAOB says auditors still breaking independence rules and failing to improve audit flaws

29 June 2017

Ukraine bans PwC from audit work

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has banned PwC from audit work over an accounting black hole worth billions

3 days ago

Wetherspoons drops PwC as auditor

Britain’s biggest pub chain appoints Grant Thornton, ending its 34-year audit relationship with PwC

1 days ago

Wizz Air shareholders protest against PwC remuneration

27% of shareholders vote against pay amid concern that PwC was carrying out audit and non audit-related work

20 July 2017

Big six audit quality lacks consistency

FRC finds audit quality of Big Six deteriorates below FTSE 350. PwC top of the pile while Grant Thornton criticised

16 June 2017

Less than a fifth of US audit partners are women

Women represent just 17% of audit partners of audit clients, despite making up 40% of the Big Four workforce

14 July 2017

Accountancy profession increases membership

Total membership of the seven accountancy bodies grew by 3.2% worldwide and 2.4% in UK and Ireland between 2012 and 2016

12 July 2017

PwC BT Italia audits come under US watchdog scrutiny

Audit regulators home in on PwC's audits of BT's Italian business

6 July 2017

Audit rotation could increase client dissatisfaction

One third of US companies who recently appointed new auditors are not satisfied with their work, study finds

12 June 2017

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