Banks

The Co-operative Bank

EY issues emphasis of matter note on Co-op Bank

EY says issues at the Co-operative Bank may cast doubt on its ability to continue as a going concern

22 Aug 2014

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Consultants set for €500m fee windfall in European bank audit

Banks could end up footing the bill for the work, as some regulators plan to pass costs back to the audited institutions

21 Aug 2014

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Taking Stock: IFRS pocket guide unlikely to end on Carney's book shelf

Bank of England governor at a loss over what to do with IFRS pocket guide

10 Jul 2014

Bank audits not up to scratch, finds FRC

FRC inspection report highlights continued deficiencies in the quality and rigour of bank audits

28 May 2014

Deloitte partners take receivership of The Gherkin

Neville Kahn and Phil Bowers appointed joint receivers of 30 St Mary Axe, as multi-currency lending arrangement hits its owners

25 Apr 2014

IASB starts ‘long journey’ to overhaul macro hedging

"Fearsomely complex" approach to macro hedging under IFRS to be simplified by global standard setter

17 Apr 2014

UK’s banks pay 71% of profits in tax

KPMG research examines impact of UK bank levy

27 Mar 2014

Bank losses on firms at lowest level in four years

Professional service firms producing lowest bank write-offs since 2009 according to finance provider Syscap

18 Feb 2014

Big Four and financial services dominate UK consulting

The UK consulting market is set for robust growth in 2014, with the Big Four scooping up market share

17 Feb 2014

Colin: FRC Wins the Hoff

Colin's vision of events often bears little relation to reality

24 Jan 2014

Helical Bar achieves £100m refinancing

Property investment business gains access to more working capital and cash

24 Dec 2013

Growth and financing easier for small business in 2014

FSB sees growing confidence in the ability to access finance

17 Dec 2013

FRC to review standard of bank audits

Improvements to the quality of auditing of banks and building societies have been insufficient, FRC says

13 Dec 2013

HMRC in £121m foreign bankers investigations yield

Tax take from expat bankers and hedge fund managers rises

12 Dec 2013

AS2013: Balls questions government lending policies

Shadow chancellor claims net lending to businesses down £100bn compared to May 2010

05 Dec 2013

RBS pushed companies to collapse and reaped the benefits

Bank referred to regulators for allegedly purposely defaulting companies into collapse so it can sell their assets for a profit

25 Nov 2013

Deloitte reviews Bank of England's costs

Big Four firm takes on efficiency review as new Bank of England COO charged with leading strategic plan

24 Oct 2013

KPMG warns of Co-op Bank’s going concern status

Auditors KPMG say material uncertainties exist over the Co-op Bank's £1.5bn recapitalisation plan

30 Aug 2013

Standard Chartered could drop KPMG as its auditor

KPMG could see itself ousted as auditor of investment bank after Standard Chartered begins tendering process

28 Aug 2013

Two major UK companies announce refinancing

Carphone Warehouse and Bovis Homes announce a total of £700m in refinancing

27 Aug 2013

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

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Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

Taking Stock: Honest branding for HMRC?

Everyone seems to be having fun with branding, and TS is on board with

Taking Stock: TS match special

Two of the Top 50+50's big hitters went head-to-head in the County Cricket Championship

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