Are small-caps better served by mid-size firms?

A little late, but a blog post at CFO.com about the level of service a small-cap public company can expect to receive from a Big Four auditor compared to a mid-size firm seemed interesting enough to share: CFO.com reader Kunal Ganguly wrote us to say a company of Catapult’s size, with its $102 million market […]

Big Four and Mintz again part of Top GTA Employers list

The Toronto Star has released the 2008 edition of their Greater Toronto’s Top 50 Employers list, and it is no surprise that accounting firms are well represented once again. All four of the largest accounting firms, the Big Four, made the list, along with a local single office firm, Mintz & Partners. The reasons why […]

Audit choice and competition in UK and G8

Jeremy Newman of BDO Stoy Hayward, highlights a key finding of the British Oxera Report on Audit Choice and Competition: According to the report by Oxera on Competition and Choice published in April 2006 more than 70% of FTSE 100 companies had not held a competitive tender for the last 15 years. The incidence of […]

re: A new auditing and accounting blog

re: The Auditors is a relatively new blog that covers the auditing profession and is written by Francine McKenna, who has some impressive work history which she details on her LinkedIn profile. I’ve added her to my Links. Some posts I’ve found particularly interesting: The Top Ten Reasons Audit Fees Will Not Go Down Heard […]