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Audit & Beyond

A collection of topical features and opinion pieces on audit and assurance, plus all the latest news and developments.


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The importance of audit

The audit profession is at a crossroads, with new technology transforming the day-to-day tasks of those in the profession, and the variety of work under the audit umbrella increasing. In a new series of videos, John Selwood spoke to four auditors about why they’d recommend their career choice.
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Using experts when auditing specialist areas

Using an internal or external expert on an audit? Peter Herbert and Rhodri Whitlock share some key considerations, highlight do’s and don’ts, and suggest a framework for well-reasoned documentation.
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Challenging management’s experts – pension assets

Amelia Pickard shares tips on challenging Level 3 asset valuations, with practical guidance on possible audit procedures.
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Auditing and reporting updates: November 2023

Good practices for auditor resignations, preparing for stronger auditor reporting requirements, plus faculty events.

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Q&A: November 2023

ICAEW’s Technical Advisory Service considers disclaimers, reporting obligations and implications when clients are unable to provide information.

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