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…

Anne-Marie Malley becomes Deloitte Consulting’s first female boss

Deloitte Consulting has installed its first ever female Managing Partner in the UK, with the promotion of Anne-Marie Malley.

KPMG: We will not tolerate bad behaviour

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.

Gender pay gap biggest workplace worry in finance

Almost a quarter (24%) of individuals working in finance or insurance cite the gender pay gap as the biggest issue at their current workplace.

UK economy should weather Brexit uncertainty, says ICAEW

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.

Mazars wants new audit qualification

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.

EY board majority female with Belton appointment

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 reveals “big deal” tech plan to boost audit quality

PwC has committed to an additional £30m annual spend to boost training, employee numbers and technology in a bid to improve its audit process.

1825 makes £30m bid for Grant Thornton advice arm

Standard Life Aberdeen’s national advice firm, 1825, has approached Grant Thornton to buy its advice arm for £30 million, according to Sky News.

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