Bowyer: breaking up Big Four is not the answer

As MPs call for a breakup of the Big Four accounting firms to hive off audit services, remove conflicts of interest and increase competition, Julia Bowyer ACA argues that an overhaul of the arguably outdated Companies Act would be a more effective way to change the balance of responsibilities between boards and auditors

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