The cases include two instances of an auditor and a senior manager in the audit client getting intimate. When the most basic rule of auditing is independence you have to wonder how far professional ethics have fallen when firstly the auditors in question let these situations continue and secondly others did not intervene to effect changes.
Superficially this look like a minor issue; actually it’s about an environment in which the most basic of rules are not complied with. And that’s worrying.
This from the bloke who goes dating at Quaker meetings.