Financial Reporting Council

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today published comprehensive professional judgement guidance for auditors to improve how they exercise professional judgement. Professional judgement is key to high quality audit, however the FRC regularly identifies poor professional judgement as one of th

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The Executive Counsel of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has imposed sanctions against KPMG and Anthony Sykes, an audit engagement partner, in relation to the statutory audit of the consolidated financial statements of Rolls-Royce Group plc for the financial year ended 31 December 2010. The fi

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has made changes to its Publication Policies for the Audit Enforcement Procedure (AEP) and the Accountancy and Actuarial Schemes. The main change relates to the test to be applied, by the Conduct Committee, when considering whether to make an announcement regard

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published new research, in conjunction with the UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner and Lancaster University, which has identified significant shortcomings in the quality of companies’ modern slavery reporting. The research looked at a sample of 100 major com

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published a new Audit Firm Governance Code for the Big Four audit firms and firms that audit FTSE-350 companies and significant numbers of public interest entities (PIEs). The new Code is a result of the findings of a monitoring programme undertaken by the F

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched a consultation to take responsibility for the registration of auditors of public interest entities (PIEs) from the recognised supervisory bodies (RSBs). The proposal will bolster the FRC’s supervisory toolkit and enable it to become increasing

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published the Exposure Draft of Proposed ISA (UK) 600 Special Considerations -Audits of Group Financial Statements (Including the Work of Component Auditors). The revisions build upon the recently revised international version of the standard, with an enhanc

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has commenced an investigation in relation to the audit conducted by Deloitte LLP of the financial statements of Go-Ahead Group plc. The investigation concerns the years ended 3 July 2021, 27 June 2020, 29 June 2019, 30 June 2018, 1 July 2017, and 2 July 2016.

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published its 3-Year Plan which sets out the FRC’s progress toward establishing the new Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority (ARGA). The FRC’s 3-Year Plan follows the government’s 2021 consultation ‘Restoring Trust in Audit and C

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The Executive Counsel of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has imposed sanctions against KPMG and Mr Michael Neil Frankish in relation to their audits of Revolution Bars Group Plc for the financial years ended 30 June 2015 and the 53 weeks ended 2 July 2016. Mr Frankish performed the role of Aud

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