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Four simple ways to fix audits

Four simple ways to fix audits

Steve Clapham, founder of research and training firm Behind the Balance Sheet, sets out four simple steps that could be taken to dramatically improve audit quality.

A series of high-profile corporate failures have highlighted the unacceptable quality of auditing in the UK. The collapse of former FTSE 350 companies, such as Carillion, Debenhams and Thomas Cook – to name but a few – have quite correctly led investors to question whether they are receiving the protection they have a right to expect.

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