Principles of External Auditing
Brenda Porter, Jon Simon, David HatherlyISBN: 0470842970; 9780470842973;
Principles of External Auditing has become established as one of the leading textbooks for students studying auditing in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Striking a careful balance between theory and practice, the book describes and explains, in non-technical language, the nature of the audit function and the principles of the audit process. Principles of External Auditing is a valuable source of reference for students, practitioners, academics and laypersons alike and it also provides an ideal foundation course for those taking auditing courses at university or for professional examinations. The book covers both UK and International Auditing Standards and relevant statute and case law. It explains the fundamental concepts of auditing and takes the reader through the various stages of the audit process. It also discusses topical aspects of auditing such as legal liability, audit risk, quality control, and the impact of information technology. This new edition...