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Chris Wilkie

Chris Wilkie

Audit Director

20 November 2018

Pension Protection Fund reappoints Johnston Carmichael

Johnston Carmichael has been reappointed to the Audit Panel of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), which protects millions of employees across the UK.


David McBain

David McBain

Partner & Head of Audit

26 April 2016

Company Secretarial Update

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 has introduced a number of changes to company law in the past year, including, amongst other areas, the acceleration of the company strike-off process, introduction of the requirement to consent to act as an officer of a company, and the protection of a director’s day of birth on the public record.


David McBain

David McBain

Partner & Head of Audit

25 April 2016

Modern Slavery Disclosures are live

The UK’s ground-breaking legislation which requires businesses to explain what they are doing to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not part of their supply chain is live.


David McBain

David McBain

Partner & Head of Audit

25 April 2016

Distributable profits – do you know yours?

The adoption of the measurement and recognition criteria of FRS 102 can affect your company’s distributable reserves. Do you know yours?


David McBain

David McBain

Partner & Head of Audit

2 February 2016

Increase in audit threshold confirmed

Following a consultation in 2015, The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have confirmed that the company audit threshold will increase and will remain coupled with the small company size thresholds.