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Big Four

Big Four rank high up on corporate responsibility index

Big Four firms pick up gongs in the Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index awards

20 Mar 2012

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KPMG called in after Worldspreads accounting errors

KPMG administrators appointed to another special administration after discovery of accounting errors sees financial spread betting company collapse

19 Mar 2012

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E&Y fined and reprimanded over audit work

ICAEW reprimands Big Four firm over a lack of evidence gathering during its audit work

13 Mar 2012

Lack of audit work halts launch of DA Partnership employee-owned firm

Plans to change DA Partnership into an employee-owned independent firm are scuppered by disappointing contract wins from the Audit Commission

06 Mar 2012

Big firms scoop up Audit Commission work

Grant Thornton picks up four Audit Commission contracts - DA Partnership picks up just one deal

05 Mar 2012

Deloitte replaces E&Y as auditor of property group

Assura has dropped Ernst & Young following a tendering process

14 Feb 2012

E&Y and partners fined more than $2m for audit errors

The PCAOB fines E&Y and three audit partners for failings related to audits of Medicis Pharmaceutical's financial statements

09 Feb 2012

E&Y: UK finance executives unprepared for global accounting rules

UK finance department staff unprepared for 'big bang'in financial reporting

30 Jan 2012

Weinberger named E&Y CEO and global chairman

Mark Weinberger will take up his position next summer as head of the Big Four firm

18 Jan 2012

Auditors cleared in Olympus investigation

KPMG and Ernst & Young's Japanese firms cleared by lawyers over Olympus fraud

17 Jan 2012

Gay rights group names E&Y employer of the year

Stonewall commends Big Four group for commitment to equality

12 Jan 2012

Former E&Y partner takes Dixons role

Jock Lennox joins electrical retailer Dixons as non-executive director

20 Dec 2011

D1 recruits Grant Thornton as auditors

GT replaces E&Y as D1's auditors

16 Dec 2011

Better in than out...

News of E&Y's investigation reaches Bernard Madoff

09 Dec 2011

E&Y knocks KPMG off NCC audit

Ernst & Young has won NCC Group's audit from KPMG

09 Dec 2011

E&Y stung into independent Olympus audit review

E&Y has set up an external review of its Olympus audit following criticism and intense interest

09 Dec 2011

Leith the new boss at E&Y Aberdeen

Derek Leith takes Aberdeen managing partner role

09 Dec 2011

How big a slice should administrators take?

A High Court judge has recently clarified how legal challenges should be costed in an administration

07 Dec 2011

E&Y sued for $900m over Madoff fund audit

Ernst & Young are being sued by the liquidators of a fund linked to jailed fraudster Bernard Madoff

06 Dec 2011

Olympus auditors trashed by investigators

Olympus auditors KPMG and Ernst & Young found wanting by independent investigators

06 Dec 2011

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.