Content published by Chartered Accountants Ireland's public policy team on areas of interest to members.

Auditor Independence in IrelandDecember 2019

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This report assesses compliance by the auditors in 2018 of the 17 largest public interest entities in Ireland (PIEs) with EU and Irish requirements in two specific areas, namely

  • Proportion of audit to non-audit work conducted
  • Tenure as auditors

Pensions in Ireland - A responsible way forwardDecember 2017

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A significant majority of Chartered Accountants are worried about Ireland's pension deficit and favour pension auto-enrolment to guard against poverty in retirement.

In its research report, Chartered Accountants Ireland examines the challenge of an ageing population in Ireland, the reasons that some private sector workers do not provide for their pensions and also looks at a number of different pension funding models used in other countries.