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KPMG and Crowe Clark Whitehill win audit tenders

KPMG replaces EY as auditor for Computacenter, while CCW succeeds BDO at Tertiary Minerals

30 Jul 2014

Sage UK

EY wins £2m Sage audit contract

PwC to step down as auditor for FTSE 100 software company after 26 years

28 Jul 2014

Pip McCrostie

EY beefs up strategy consulting with Parthenon deal

EY merges Parthenon into its business, as the Big Four continue their decade-long expansion back into consulting

22 Jul 2014

Smith & Nephew ends 77-year audit relationship with EY

FTSE 100 company Smith & Nephew replaces EY with KPMG

14 Jul 2014

EY announces 68 new equity partners in the UK

EY appoints 68 equity partners to its UK business, taking its total UK partners to 628

11 Jul 2014

888 plays it safe with EY audit appointment

BDO loses contract after decade that included advising on gambling business’ IPO

11 Jul 2014

Watson to lead EY in Yorkshire and Humberside

EY assurance partner Stuart Watson made Yorkshire and Humberside senior partner

08 Jul 2014

EY appoints 675 partners globally as assurance leads the way

EMEIA promotions grow by 46% on 2013 figures, as 26% of worldwide partner roles go to women

02 Jul 2014

EY wins Dignity audit as PwC bows out over non-audit fees

Funeral provider caps non-audit fees at 50% of annual audit fee

13 Jun 2014

Non-audit clients provide largest fee growth for firms

Big Four firms continue to dominate, but other businesses' fee income recovers after five years of falls

12 Jun 2014

Colin: You don't have to be a geek to work here...

Colin imagines what EY's recruitment policy for its new forensic tech hub might look like

12 Jun 2014

Inheritance tax rise to be brought in ‘by back door’ – EY

HMRC releases consultation on inheritance tax changes

09 Jun 2014

EY to open Manchester forensic technology hub

EY hiring 50 skilled forensic technology and forensic data analytics professionals as part of expansion

30 May 2014

EY’s school leaver programme takes award

EY's school leaver programme named best in 2014

23 May 2014

Tax risk growing worldwide, finds EY

Companies perceive greater tax risk from various sources over the coming two years

13 May 2014

Co-op Bank ends 40-year KPMG audit relationship

Co-operative Bank replaces auditors as management, governance and business practices excoriated in Sir Christopher Kelly report

01 May 2014

EY launches major Northern Ireland expansion

Big four firm to create nearly 500 jobs in Northern Ireland, after working with Invest NI

01 May 2014

Three firms pick up remaining Audit Commission work

BDO, KPMG and EY pick up remaining local government Audit Commission contracts

02 Apr 2014

EY to build ‘legal capability’ in UK

EY appoints UK legal partner but remains silent on whether it will apply for alternative business structure

28 Mar 2014

Weir Group expects to tender audit in 2017

FTSE 100 engineering company expects to tender its audit for the 2017 year end

25 Mar 2014

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AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Intermediary rules: What your clients need to know

Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

Taking Stock: Massaging the figures

TS was pleased to note some interesting methods to alleviate Christmas stress

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

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