John Selwood ACA explains root cause analysis (sometimes abbreviated to RCA), looking ahead to the new quality management standard that specifically requires the process to be performed.

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18/3/2019
Croner-i Tax Content Team
For a brief moment, it was possible to see the 2019 Spring Statement as a rare chance for the May-led government to relax and pretend that they are a united and happy bunch forging a bright new future in a Britain uncontaminated by Brexit...
26/2/2019
Katharine Bagshaw

Katharine Bagshaw looks at the proposed changes to quality management in audit, with a focus on ISQM 1, ISA 220, and the new ISQM 2.

18/2/2019
Kim Staples

28% of employers say ‘gut feeling’ is their main reason for hiring someone – but should you really trust your gut?

14/2/2019
Kim Staples

The Low Pay Commission projected that the National Living Wave (NLW) ought to rise to £8.20 per hour next year – but is that really going to come into force? 

11/2/2019
Katharine Bagshaw

 Today’s audit standards are intended to scale in both directions – but are they really working for smaller, ‘less complex’ entities? Katharine Bagshaw investigates.

7/2/2019
Kim Staples

You’re more likely to be a victim of a cyber crime than an old-fashioned burglary. Here are the steps experts recommend taking for a more secure organisation.

4/2/2019
Jon Herbert

The workplace can be a key battleground in the fight against cancer, particularly if your organisation’s work involves ionising radiation or carcinogenic substances. 

31/1/2019
Kim Staples

From this year, large companies must report – publicly – what their top boss is earning and how it compares to the rest of their staff.