The EU Audit Directive - time to change?
Insurance carriers within the EU are now classified as Public Interest Entities (PIEs) for audit purposes. This means that in the UK you need to tender your audit at least every 10 years and change your audit firm at least every 20 years, while your audit partner needs to be rotated at least every five years. Many insurers that use their auditors for tax services will also need to change who provides their tax advice and manages their ongoing tax compliance obligations. More
Are you ready for GDPR?
The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is widely regarded as a 'game changer' that will transform how we process and store personal data. But what does GDPR mean for you and your business? Take our 60-second online assessment to find out. More
IT Change projects - the role of Internal Audit
IT Change Management is a risky and costly business for most organisations, and everyone has either experienced an IT project disaster first-hand or knows of a calamitous occurrence elsewhere. Based on the results of our survey and our direct experience advising the insurance industry, we believe that early intervention by Internal Audit asking the right questions can make a significant contribution to improving the chances of a successful IT Change project. More
PKF Littlejohn named a top ten listed auditor
PKF Littlejohn has been named one of the top ten auditors to listed businesses in the UK, according to the latest edition of the respected Corporate Adviser Rankings Guide. More
The Future of Commercial Insurance Broking
How can brokers best prepare for new industry developments such as the march of commoditisation, the future of work, the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence? Our latest report, written on behalf of The Chartered Insurance Institute, provides brokers with a manifesto and explains how they can develop beyond a transaction-led service into a valued-added risk advisory role. More
Introducing a smarter way to resolve commercial disputes
Escalate is a smarter way for businesses to resolve commercial disputes: there's no financial risk in that you don't pay out unless we reach a successful outcome; there's no pressure on cash flow as we've removed all of the upfront costs; the fees are fixed and clear from the start; and we target a resolution inside three months. More
Are you ready for Brexit?
We have two years to prepare for life outside of the EU, so it’s worth starting your contingency planning now. Our Brexit Planner provides a framework for assessing the risks and opportunities that Brexit poses to your organisation. More
Our CASS5 Rollercoaster seminar revealed that there are still numerous failings in the broker market on the CASS 5 client money rules. Our Insurance Intermediaries team has created a calculation template and example calculation to help you get it right. Contact us to find out more.