Are you giving investors the comfort they need?

 

PwC’s publication ‘Assurance today and tomorrow’ shares the views of investment professionals on the value of audit today and their practical suggestions for management, audit committees and auditors on how assurance might evolve in the future.

Our survey of over 100 investors and analysts in 11 capital markets provides invaluable insight into the investment community’s opinion on audit today.

In general, audit committees are not perceived to be as independent of management as auditors: 26% agreed or strongly agreed that audit committees are sufficiently independent, and 35% are neutral; but 39% of those we talked to disagreed or strongly disagreed that audit committees were sufficiently independent of management.