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Improving audit quality using root cause analysis

On Thursday 1 December 2016, the Audit and Assurance Faculty hosted a live video event: ‘Improving audit quality using root cause analysis’ with panelists discussing the AAF's recently published paper on the tool.

Chris Cantwell, Technical Manager at the faculty, was joined by Gill Spaul, Technical Director, Moore Stephens Europe Limited, and Geoff Swales, Director at PwC, to discuss key matters covered in the faculty’s new practical paper on root cause analysis (RCA).

The discussion covered the five essential questions posed in the paper regarding RCA of: what, why, how, who and when?