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Companies should be up-front on tax affairs, say readers

Companies must ensure they are transparent on their tax position if they don't want their affairs scrutinised, say readers

22 May 2013

Running Toward Finish Line

R3 president asks if Insolvency Service can go further

The latest government enquiry into the insolvency profession wasn’t all bad, but highlighted that the Insolvency Service needs to do more, writes Liz Bingham

14 May 2013

CBI director general John Cridland

Decisive action needed on tax disclosure

A shift towards greater tax transparency is inevitable for both practice and business, but under what guise?

09 May 2013

CBI urges business to steer clear of tax abuse

The CBI releases a list of tax principles for British business to operate within

09 May 2013

Greater tax transparency “may not be panacea”, warns E&Y

Introducing greater tax transparency could both hurt business and still not provide further understanding to stakeholders, Ernst & Young warns

08 May 2013

Google and E&Y summoned before PAC

The Public Accounts Committee recalls Google and Ernst & Young to give evidence over the internet giant's tax position

02 May 2013

Ernst & Young called in to save foundation hospital

Ernst & Young's most senior insolvency practitioners take up role at Mid Staffordshire Hospital Trust

16 Apr 2013

E&Y's Lloyd’s of London audit put out to tender

External audit was subject to a competitive tender in 2001 when E&Y were re-appointed

09 Apr 2013

PwC wins Cairn Energy audit tender

PwC replaces Ernst & Young as auditors of FTSE 250-listed oil and gas exploration group Cairn Energy

21 Mar 2013

E&Y administrators save 2,100 jobs at Republic

Administrators manage to save 2,100 jobs through sale of stores to sportsdirect.com retail

28 Feb 2013

Turner leaves AlixPartners for Ernst & Young

Operations turnaround expert Turner joins Ernst & Young

27 Feb 2013

E&Y knock PwC off Superbrand top spot

PwC loses top spot in Business Superbrand for the first time in the ranking's history

25 Feb 2013

Park Group swaps KPMG for E&Y as auditor

Voucher and pre-pay business succeeds KPMG with Ernst & Young as auditors

25 Feb 2013

Colin: Republic shed a few pounds

Colin considers the compatibility of the fashion and accounting worlds

18 Feb 2013

E&Y administrators called to fashion retailer Republic

Ernst & Young administrators make 150 redundancies at retailers head office

14 Feb 2013

E&Y cleared by FRC over Lehmans audit

Ernst & Young face no further investigation from the UK's accounting watchdog

29 Jan 2013

E&Y managing partner issues riposte to tax avoidance critics

Politicians should match their strident rhetoric on tax avoidance with legal change, says Ernst & Young's Mark Otty

28 Jan 2013

Separate rules for banks a "mistake", Lawson told

Big Four tell Lord Lawson imposing a different accounting regime for banks would be a mistake

24 Jan 2013

Accounting error wipes £2.3m off Cambridge Council budget

E&Y confirms council's £2.3m December budget adjustment

07 Jan 2013

Ex-CFOs dominate audit committee chair role

Survey of 800 CFOs finds that 71% of audit committee chairs in the UK have held the top finance job at a company

10 Dec 2012

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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

House of Cards

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: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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

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