Professional Scepticism

Critically evaluate the need for auditors to maintain professional scepticism in the light of possible incentives to do otherwise.


Concept of professional scepticism. Meaning and importance of professional scepticism.

Discussion of current thinking in respect of the need for professional scepticism.

An analysis of contrasting academic and professional opinions on the current practice of the auditing profession in the UK (eg. legislation, professional bodies).

Evaluation of he incentives to act in a manner other than with professional scepticism togther with description and analysis of examples where the auditor has not acted in such a manner.

Evaluation of the measures introduced to respond to criticisms of professional scepticism and of the effectiveness of these measures.



I am a final year student at University studying accountancy. I need an essay of 2500 words doing in 18 hours. The deadline is 27 April 2012 15.00 GMT. I know it is less than the 24 hours minimum requirement but i was guaranteed by the staff that it can be done.

I also need 15 sources from academic and professional books and journals from the UK and with the writing and information from the UK and not talk about the US systems. it has to be havard referncing with a bibliography at the end.

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