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AADB sets date for RSM Robson Rhodes hearing

Discipline board the AADB has called RSM Robson Rhodes to an iSoft complaint hearing in October

05 Sep 2011

Donald McNaught

Ex-Grant Thornton IP joins Johnston Carmichael

Former Grant Thornton senior Donald McNaught takes insolvency role at Johnston Carmichael

02 Sep 2011

David Newstead

Ex-PwC partner joins Grant Thornton

David Newstead leaves PwC after 24 years to join Grant Thornton's Milton Keynes office

23 Aug 2011

Who's riding the IFRS gravy train?

IFRS consultancy work can be lucrative, but who's cashing in the cheques?

22 Aug 2011

Grant Thornton appointed liquidators to Stanford International

Marcus Wide and Hugh Dickson appointed to collapsed bank, succeeding former Vantis liquidators Nigel Hamilton-Smith and Peter Wastell

18 Aug 2011

Firm favourites: Cosying up to regulators

Firms, institutes and regulators are one big happy family, but what does this mean for professional oversight?

02 Aug 2011

Audit inspectors optimistic despite firm shortcomings

Audit inspectors claim standards are improving at the top-six firms, but the results tell a different story

01 Aug 2011

Grant Thornton slips in biennial audit review

Grant Thornton annual audit inspection shows quality may be slipping as two audits 'need significant improvement'

26 Jul 2011

FRC: No inquiry into BDO's Healthcare Locums audit

BDO not being investigated for its part in signing off accounts of beleaguered medical recruitment firm Healthcare Locums

04 Jul 2011

BDO Malaysia absorbs former rivals

BDO Malaysia has poached staff formerly working for Grant Thornton's Cambodian arm and UHY Penang

04 Jul 2011

Big Four play audit musical chairs

The Big Four have been swapping audits like kids with marbles, indicating the market may be increasingly dynamic

29 Jun 2011

Grant Thornton drops Sunseeker audit

Top-five firm takes unusual step of resigning as luxury yacht maker's auditor

27 Jun 2011

Deloitte first off the block after government audit response

Deloitte responded rapidly after the government replied to the Lords audit report, but didn't have much to say

16 Jun 2011

Dawn in the East: Islamic finance in focus

International firms may look to Islamic finance as economic recovery remains patchy and clients keep their options open

15 Jun 2011

Grant Thornton unearths miner tax 'evasion'

Glencore firm under suspicion of tax evasion in the Zambian mining industry

08 Jun 2011

Grant Thornton administrators called to Fortmere hotel chain

David Bennett and Joe McLean appointed joint administrators for Midlands-based hotel chain

03 Jun 2011

Externally yours: Is KPMG's integrated audit model attractive?

KPMG's integrated audit package may be a step too far in a climate of growing scepticism

01 Jun 2011

Who will win Kabul Bank audit?

DfID is spending £7m on a forensic audit of Kabul Bank, and no one knows whether the Big Four or an Afghan firm is the preferred choice

25 May 2011

UK-funded audit to clean up Kabul Bank

UK government paying £7m for audit of Kabul Bank, corruption fears have choked aid

25 May 2011

Assurance confronts its barriers

Can assurance services be expanded, can the difficulties be surmounted and is there any demand?

11 May 2011

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The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

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

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.

Taking Stock: Tax, Twitter, Candy Crush...and Margaret Hodge

It turns out MPs and technology don't mix, TS notes

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