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  • The determinants of the UK Big Firms Premium 

    McMeeking, Kevin P.; Pope, Peter F.; Peasnell, Ken V. (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, 2006-09)
    Our study attempts to determine whether, and if so why, the large auditing firms are able to earn a premium on their audit work in the UK. We start by confirming the apparent existence of a Big Firm premium during the ...
  • UK evidence of auditor brand name and industry specialisation 

    McMeeking, Kevin P.; Pope, Peter F.; Peasnell, Ken V. (University of Exeter, 2000)
    There is considerable empirical evidence that after controlling for factors known to affect the level of audit fees, the large international firms earn an audit fee premium. In this paper, we estimate a Big Six premium of ...