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Auditing Practices Committee Archive

Date range: 1971-1991.

Papers of the Auditing Practices Committee of the Committee of Consultative Accountancy Bodies (CCAB).

The APC was established in 1976 to produce professional standards and working guidelines for auditors and to facilitate debate in the field of auditing. It was born out of the business and financial crises of the late 1960s and early 1970s, which resulted in criticism of auditors.

Material includes:

  • agendas
  • minutes
  • correspondence
  • faxes
  • drafts of standards
  • guidelines and exposure drafts
  • reports
  • memoranda
  • press releases
  • press cuttings
  • government and other reports
  • published copies of APC documents
  • copies of articles
  • academic papers
  • extracts from books

See also the Accounting Standards Committee Archive.

Finding aids

Catalogue available online via ELGAR.


Main Library

Using the reading room in the Main Library