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Can the next tier pick up Big Four audit baton?

Global reach, deep pockets and perception issues provide hurdles for the next tier to overcome if they want to compete with the Big Four in the audit marketplace

29 Nov 2010

iSoft HQ

Robson Rhodes faces iSOFT tribunal

RSM Robson Rhodes and partner Glyn Williams will face a tribunal over audit work undertaken at iSOFT

22 Nov 2010

Samantha Keen

Keen leaves Grant Thornton for E&Y

Samantha Keen joins E&Y's restructuring team

02 Nov 2010

New SME accounting will cost business £80m

ASB releases IFRS for SMEs for UK businesses

29 Oct 2010

Audit reform special report

In the wake of the financial crisis the pressure is on from many quarters to reform audit in the UK.

28 Oct 2010

Grant Thornton acquires Legal Inc

Mid-tier firm Grant Thornton has acquired a legal consultancy to boost its forensic division

18 Oct 2010

Lords to hear top six firms on audit reform

Big Four-only covenants likely to be discussed

18 Oct 2010

Chief predicts slow growth ahead for Grant Thornton

Growth will come from acqusitions, not organically, says Scott Barnes

18 Oct 2010

Partner profits rocket at Grant Thornton

Modest jumped in revenues but big leap in profits for Grant Thornton

18 Oct 2010

Big Four can take losing a chunk of the audit market

Big Four would only lose an average £6m each if a fifth of the FTSE-250 audit market was open to other firms, says Grant Thornton

15 Oct 2010

Tax return deadline looming warns Grant Thornton

5 October deadline could affect anyone who may have rented out a property previously used as a holiday or second home to earn additional income

29 Sep 2010

GT seeks limit on Big Four market share

Grant Thornton calls on regulator to intervene in audit market

29 Sep 2010

GT reveals new non-executives

Firm announces new non-executives following publication of governance code

08 Sep 2010

Grant Thornton administrators called in at St Ursula's High School Trust

Nigel Morrison and Trevor O'Sullivan from Grant Thornton take up administrator roles at Bristol-based St Ursula's High School Trust

03 Aug 2010

Lagerberg to sit on Treasury's corporate tax reform body

Grant Thornton tax chief joins Treasury's Forum of Tax Professionals

20 Jul 2010

GT break away group forms advisory business

"We see this move as a natural evolution," former GT employees claim

16 Jul 2010

Auditors could face grillings from analysts

Radical changes, which include auditors being present at analyst meetings and fielding questions from investors at AGMs have been sugegested

08 Jul 2010

Grant Thornton scoops two BDO South Africa offices

Grant Thornton South Africa picks up BDO Cape

24 Jun 2010

Vantis: the future lies in pieces… Covenants break cover

The dire situation at Vantis is not the result of of an accountancy firm being structured as a plc… Banks' insistence on Big Four auditors exposed

17 Jun 2010

Restrictive bank covenants keep the Big Four on top

Firms acknowledge the existence of bank covenants restricting firms to using a Big Four auditor in the UK

17 Jun 2010

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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

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

CONFIRMED - Accountants are sexy beasts

Accountants are among the most interesting workers in the bedroom, apparently

Colin: Evaders are going to struggle to fit in

Colin was tickled when he realised how much harder tax evaders are to find life after the LDF limitations

Colin: Capital punishment

Is IFRS being used as a scapegoat for bad corporate behaviour? muses Colin

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