The PwC Audit

We approach your audit with a deep and broad understanding of your business, the industry in which you operate, and the latest regulatory standards, helping you deliver value confidently through transparency of your reporting to stakeholders.

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While many of the rules of business have changed, the fundamentals haven’t. Meeting investor expectations begins with the completeness, accuracy and fair presentation of information in your financial statements and disclosures.

The audit is key to sustaining confidence in both your company and the financial system at large. It must keep pace with a fast-evolving corporate reporting environment – one characterised by investor scepticism and the 24/7 scrutiny of corporate information, including non-financial information.

In addition to the audit of financial statements, our risk assurance practice helps management make well-informed decisions. The insight and independent assurance we bring provides an invaluable safeguard in today’s complex operating environment. We work with you in your boardrooms and back offices, helping you protect and strengthen every aspect of your business, from people to performance, systems to strategy, business plans to business resilience.

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Human and machine collaboration in the audit

Today, organisations in every industry are feeling the impact of disruptive technologies. And now audit faces a game-changing moment of its own. Technology has already improved audit quality, but how might newer technologies like AI be used to deliver better judgement and greater insight? 

We look at a few of the technologies we believe will augment the audit, and the changing role of humans in the process.

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Reporting in the comfort zone (again)

Reporting in the comfort zone (again)

Corporate reporting manager at PwC In our annual review of FTSE 350 reporting practices, we found that too many companies were reporting within their ‘comfort zone’. We have recently seen more evidence of this when looking at reporting practices around the topical issues of cyber security, climate...

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Enhancing the audit through innovation

Innovation is imperative to managing the complexities of a business and being successful in any given environment. At PwC we’re investing in leading-edge technology, significant process improvements, and leadership and performance development for our people.

We’re ushering in an enhanced way of auditing that’s delivering high quality and unique insights to our clients.


Halo is PwC’s leading-edge technology for data extraction, auditing and visualisation. It is transforming the way we audit and unlocking a wealth of information, providing deeper real-time insight from data and allowing us more visibility into your business.

Large volumes of transactions can be interrogated and analysed. This helps us more efficiently and effectively assess risk and focus on items of significance to the audit.


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Connect is our collaborative workflow tool, providing faster, more efficient and secure information sharing at each stage of the audit. It streamlines and monitors the document exchange process on a real-time basis. It allows both you and us to check progress anytime, anywhere.

Access wherever you are, for improved visibility into real-time request statuses, built-in tracking to help drive accountability, and much more.


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Aura, our global audit platform, is used by our nearly 100,000 auditors worldwide on every PwC audit. It helps to make sure that things are done the right way - consistently and efficiently, globally and locally. The intended result is all of the elements of our audit fit together seamlessly - no duplications, no omissions.


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Audit enquiries
Amir Hussain - Audit and Assurance, PwC United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)207 212 3056

Gilly Lord
Head of Audit Strategy and Transformation, PwC United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 (0)207 804 8123

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