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Richard Moriarty, the new chief executive of the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC), has expressed his stance on the Big Four firm's reign over the UK audit market. In contrast to his predecessor, Mr Moriarty expressed lesser concern if Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and PwC continue their near-total

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The proposed reform of the UK's auditors has been delayed again, prolonging the uncertainty the industry has dealt with for the past four years. Since 2019, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has been poised to transform into the Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority (Arga). This new body, en

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Richard Moriarty has been appointed as the new CEO of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), set to commence his role in October. This announcement was made by minister Kevin Hollinrake on behalf of the Department of Business and Trade. Mr Moriarty will succeed Sir Jon Thompson, who has transitioned

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In its annual inspection, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) noted an improvement in the audit quality of the UK's largest firms, including BDO, Deloitte, EY, Grant Thornton, KPMG, Mazars, and PwC. The FRC reported that 77% of the audits inspected were of high quality or required limited refineme

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The chair of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), Sir Jan du Plessis, has countered claims from senior partners at the Big Four accounting firms stating that they should increase junior auditors' pay to make the sector more appealing to young recruits.

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has handed out a fine of £1.3 million to KPMG and its former employee Stuart Peter James Smith for audit failings, after it concluded its investigation into the statutory audit of Luceco Plc's financial statements for the financial year ended 31

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined PwC and two of the firm's former partners nearly £8 million due to failures in the audits of Babcock International's accounts. The fines are in relation to the audits of Babcock's accounts ending in the financial years 31 March 2017 and 31 March

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Deloitte and audit engagement partner Simon Manning have been fined nearly £1 million for failings regarding the statutory audits of SIG plc's 2015 and 2016 financial statements. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued a final settlement decision notice under the audit enforcemen

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced new supervision measures to support smaller audit firms seeking to grow their share of the audit market without compromising audit quality. Tier 2 and tier 3 firms audit a minority of listed companies and other public interest entities (PIEs) withi

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published an updated list of signatories to the UK Stewardship Code following its Spring 2022 assessment. Following the review process considering organisations’ investment styles, sizes and types, 43 new signatories were added, taking the total number

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has released the 20th edition of its annual Key Facts and Trends (KFAT) report. This year's KFAT shows that membership of the accountancy bodies continues to grow, with nearly 390,000 members in the UK and Republic of Ireland and over 590,000 members worldw

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