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UK audit shakeup plan offers some concessions to business

By Phoebe Seers
  • 31 May 2022 11:11
  • 31 May 2022 11:11
The UK government today set out in detail its long overdue plans to reform the audit sector following a string of high-profile corporate failures.

Many of the proposals published today (see here) — like forcing the 350 largest companies to appoint a smaller firm for at least some of their audit work

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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