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Financial Reporting Council

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

Top six firms

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 breakup

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

Former E&Y director joins Grant Thornton

Ernst & Young's former executive director of tax Martin Lambert, takes a partner role at Grant Thornton

11 May 2011

Grant Thornton's business development manager 'an investment in growth'

New business development manager Ben Eason to help grow presence in Birmingham area

06 May 2011

Grant Thornton acquires consultancy LECG

Financial services consultancy snapped up by Grant Thornton

06 Apr 2011

Officers Club sold in pre-pack by GT administrators

Grant Thornton administrators Joe McLean and Les Ross arrange second pre-pack sale in three years for men's fashion retailer Officers Club.

29 Mar 2011

Management buys out Grant Thornton office

Local management buys Bury St Edmunds office of Grant Thornton

14 Mar 2011

Auditors see funny side of serious debate

04 Feb 2011

Auditors must treat shareholders as their client

Auditor mindset must change for the profession to move on, according to top investor

03 Feb 2011

Eden switches auditors to Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton to take over from Baker Tilly at agrochemical company Eden Research

19 Jan 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

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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