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KPMG overhauls approach to its audit reports

KPMG invites listed audit clients to include broader qualitative commentary from the auditors in annual reports

23 Sep 2014

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KPMG increases lead as most prolific stock market auditor

KPMG increases lead as the most prolific auditor of stock market companies, while PwC remains most dominant FTSE 100 auditor

02 Sep 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

Smith & Nephew ends 77-year audit relationship with EY

FTSE 100 company Smith & Nephew replaces EY with KPMG

14 Jul 2014

Drugmaker Shire in £241m tax boost

Shire receives tax boost amid takeover approach

01 Jul 2014

Exclusive: IAS19 discount rates for FTSE 100 pensions on the rise

Accounting assumption movement contributes to improving funding levels

23 Jun 2014

KPMG navigates Compass audit tender to win deal

KPMG picks up £7.8m Compass Group audit, replacing Deloitte

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

PwC wins Vodafone audit contract

PwC replaces Deloitte as Vodafone auditors, as Britain's second-largest listed company changes firm for first time in 26 years

13 Feb 2014

FTSE 100 corporation tax contribution down £2bn

Overall tax contribution from large companies rises despite fall in profits, survey by influential group of FDs finds

30 Jan 2014

Defence the best form of attack for KPMG in new audit landscape

Standard Chartered and British Land have taken a very different approach to tendering under new audit rules

29 Jan 2014

KPMG retains Standard Chartered audit

Standard Chartered maintains 40-year audit relationship with KPMG

28 Jan 2014

PwC picks up British Land audit from Deloitte

British Land appoints PwC as auditors after more than ten years with Deloitte

28 Jan 2014

KPMG’s Aberdeen Asset Management audit up for grabs

Aberdeen Asset Management considering ending its 30 year audit relationship with KPMG

22 Jan 2014

Deloitte in danger of losing £8m Vodafone audit

Vodafone puts audit contract on the market for the first time in 26 years

21 Jan 2014

Period of non-exec pay rises comes to an end

Median base fee level for FTSE 100 non-executive directors falls for first time in five years

13 Jan 2014

FTSE 350 pension scheme accounting deficits increase by £25bn

Estimated aggregate IAS19 deficit for the defined benefit schemes of FTSE 350 companies stood at £97bn at 31 December 2013

08 Jan 2014

FTSE 350 non-audit fees falls by a quarter

Fees paid to the auditors of FTSE 350 companies for non-audit services falls by 24%

13 Dec 2013

Deloitte replaces PwC as Marks & Spencer's auditor

Marks & Spencer changes auditor for first time since 1926

06 Dec 2013

Grant Thornton debuts in FTSE 100 auditor rankings table

The adviser rankings guide lists six auditors in the FTSE 100 for the first time since it began publishing in 2005

03 Dec 2013

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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

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

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...

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