A computer-generated image of the planned Salesforce Tower. Johnny Ronan, who  is seeking permission to add two extra storeys to the office block, ha secured €478 million in development finance

The big four accountancy firms in the Republic have warned of a potential for confusion over the plans for public grades on the quality of their audit(...)

Accountants “can be exposed to unethical issues that go beyond the realm of financial reporting, auditing or any other accountancy-related activity”

The vast majority of accountants in Ireland say they have experienced some form of unethical behaviour, with dishonesty the most commonly cited exampl(...)

FoodCloud is reportedly looking to double its operations after securing €1.5 million in investment

The Sunday Business Post leads with a report suggesting deeper business ties between Saudi Arabia and the Republic of Ireland with an estimated €10 bi(...)

Denis O’Brien: alleged influence he wielded over INM lies at the heart of the ODCE’s investigation. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Conversations on Dublin’s Talbot Street typically concern its bargain clothes and mobile phone shops. One day in May 2015, however, an unusual chat to(...)

The Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald, brought the new legislation, the Companies (Statutory Audits) Amendment Bill, 2017 to the Cabinet on Monday.  Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

A proposed new law due before the Oireachtas shortly will boost the powers of the agency that supervises auditors in the Republic. The Government is (...)

 The head office of suicide prevention charity Console in Celbridge, Co Kildare. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

No information was given to Health Service Executive auditors by Console’s former chief executive Paul Kelly to support any of the €346,562 spent on t(...)

A significant number of so-called accountants operate outside the regulated sector. In most major European countries the law prohibits abuse of the term ‘accountant’

When is an accountant not really an accountant? And what about a engineer? Consumers may believe they understand the qualifications of someone they(...)

Senator Seán Barrett: “Are the big four accountancy firms beyond rebuke? The State is now taking on the burden of a sector that did not regulate itself.”

The Government must be far stricter in not letting accountancy bodies “off the hook” for failing to do their job, an economist has told the Seanad.Sen(...)

Problems arose because a partner in Deloitte, Maghsoud Einollahi, was giving tax and corporate finance advice to four MG Rover directors and related firms, while Deloitte was acting as auditor to MG Rover

The news that a UK professional services firm can be fined for not managing a conflict of interest must have taken many in Dublin by surprise. Surely (...)

it’s unlikely that Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton will want to be seen to be softer on big firms than his UK counterpart. Photograph: Alan Betson

The UK Competition Commission’s plans to mildly shake up the audit market in that jurisdiction have been met with silence on this side of the water(...)