Podcast in conversation with ... Claire Lindridge on the operational separation of the big four

News types: Company Specific, Guidance, Operating Procedures, Policies and Responsibilities, Statements

Published: 16 July 2020

In this episode Claire Lindridge, the FRC's Audit Firm Monitoring and Supervision Director, discusses the recently announced principles for operational separation with Kate O'Neill, the FRC's Director of Stakeholder Engagement and Corporate Affairs.

They discuss the reason for the operational separation of the big four, how a separate Audit Board will help to improve audit quality and what it may mean for the challenger firms.