Gender pay gap biggest worry in finance & more…Keep up with what’s been happening this week in our finance and accountancy news round-up…
Deloitte Consulting has installed its first ever female Managing Partner in the UK, with the promotion of Anne-Marie Malley.
After a KPMG partner stepped down amid bullying allegations, two senior female executives at KPMG weigh in on allegation processes, inclusive attitudes and the business case for greater diversity.
Almost a quarter (24%) of individuals working in finance or insurance cite the gender pay gap as the biggest issue at their current workplace.
Britain’s economy should be able to bear the burden of continued uncertainty, even though it continues to affect business and consumer sentiment, says the ICAEW in its latest economic forecast.
Challenger firm Mazars has told Sir Donald Brydon that making audit fit for the future will require a new chartered auditor qualification and an independent body to monitor the market’s response to stakeholders’ needs.
Changes to EY’s senior leadership team mean that the firm’s board is now majority female, with six of the 10 positions held by women.
PwC has committed to an additional £30m annual spend to boost training, employee numbers and technology in a bid to improve its audit process.
Standard Life Aberdeen’s national advice firm, 1825, has approached Grant Thornton to buy its advice arm for £30 million, according to Sky News.