Throughout the BEIS report on the Future of Audit there is recurrent emphasis and subliminal blame on audit committees for their role in corporate failure and the seeming inadequacy of the current audit process. There is a danger of ‘one-size-fits-all’ thinking here as any audit committee can only ever be as good as its appointed directors with their differing experiences and biases.  Despite the growth of audit committee expectation since the seminal Cadbury report in 1992, there remain two core areas of focus and accountability – figure integrity and external audit, this...
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17/12/2018
Kim Staples

No health & safety regime is quite like Great Britain’s – but around the world, you’ll find a few unexpected rules to deal with.

6/12/2018
Stuart Chamberlain

What happens to employment law if the UK leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement? Stuart Chamberlain considers. 

3/12/2018
Kim Staples

2019 is set to bring Brexit, a solar eclipse, and the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel – and a few key changes to UK employment law that you may need to be aware of. 

29/11/2018
Dave Howell

In high-risk estates such as hospitals or care homes, the right door could save a life. Dave Howell investigates how to check your doors’ safety.

26/11/2018
Kim Staples

Employment tribunal claims in April-June 2018 have risen by 165% compared to the same quarter last year, statistics have revealed – so what can your company do to avoid facing a claim?

22/11/2018
Katharine Bagshaw

Two of the most important ISAs in any audit are ISA 315 on risk assessment and ISA 540 on the audit of estimates. In this blog, Katharine Bagshaw FCA takes an in-depth look at ISA 540. 

21/11/2018
Kim Staples

Any finance pro knows that the world of tax is always changing. Take a look at our infographic, where we trace British tax back to its humble beginnings – in 589AD. 

19/11/2018
Croner-i Staff

19-25 November is Alcohol Awareness Week – and with work Christmas parties just around the corner too, it’s a good time to think about your organisation’s alcohol policy.