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Elements of SSQC 1 Leadership Responsibilities for Quality within the Firm

The leadership of a public accounting firm is one of the most important drivers to raise the quality of the firm’s work. The key to achieving quality in every engagement of the firm is premised upon a strong commitment to quality control by the firm’s leadership. In view of the paramount importance of the leadership, the element of “Leadership Responsibilities for Quality within the Firm” under Singapore Standard on Quality Control 1 (SSQC 1) Quality Control for Firms that Perform Audits and Reviews of Financial Statements, and Other Assurance and Related Services Engagements requires every firm to establish policies and procedures designed to promote an internal culture recognising that quality is essential in performing the firm’s engagements.
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