The International Accounting Bulletin reports that Grant Thornton International has carried out 22 mergers and acquisitions across Canada, Taiwan, Switzerland and Vietnam in the...

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has issued an update on the translation efforts of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for Small and...

The World Economic Forum recently issued their competitiveness survey. The reported results are as follows: Switzerland remained the world's most competitive economy. Singapore came...

AccountingWeb reports that one in five medium-sized accounting firms reckon that about half of their clients will decide not to have an annual audit...

The UK regulator, the FRC, recently revealed figures that indicate a declining auditing profession. There were 6,962 registered audit firms on 31 December 2013,...

KPMG has announced the appointment of 52 partners, of which 29 have been promoted from within the firm over the last financial year. The appointments...

The European Union has recently issued a new directive requiring that accounting standards for micro entities be simplified. In the UK this means that micro...

Mazars was fined £750,000 (around R13 326 000) as they admitted to conduct that fell short of the standards reasonably to be expected of...

I recently took over a case where the previous “accountant” ended up doing more harm than good. The most successful people learn from those around...

For a slow start, the Accounting industry is playing quick catchup when it comes to technology and change. Mark Lloydbottom asks the all-important question:...