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KPMG administrators see Peacocks pension deficit inflate 73%

KPMG administrators have seen Peacocks' pension scheme deficit increase by 73% as it undergoes assessment to enter the Pension Protection Fund

04 Mar 2013

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Park Group swaps KPMG for E&Y as auditor

Voucher and pre-pay business succeeds KPMG with Ernst & Young as auditors

25 Feb 2013

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KPMG picks up RSA audit in place of Deloitte

FTSE 100 insurer brings in KPMG as Deloitte moves onto consultancy work

21 Feb 2013

KPMG partner profits down more than £100k

KPMG's accounts filing reveals more detail about its 2012 performance

20 Feb 2013

Pendragon appoints new chairman

Mel Egglenton to move from non-executive role to chairman of Pendragon

19 Feb 2013

MF Global administrators announce higher return to creditors

KPMG administrators estimate initial returns to unsecured creditors could double to 40p for every pound owed

14 Feb 2013

KPMG administrators arrange Cobbett's debt recovery arm sale

Administrators manage to sell law firm Cobbett's debt recovery arm to HL Legal solicitors

14 Feb 2013

HSBC chief accountant critical of quality of risk reporting

Quality of the risk analysis that companies publish is "weak" according to HSBC's group chief accounting officer

14 Feb 2013

FRC to investigate Autonomy over financials

The FRC is investigating Autonomy over alleged misrepresentations made in its accounts prior to its acquisition by Hewlett Packard

11 Feb 2013

KPMG administrators arrange pre-pack of Cobbetts

Pre-pack saves more than 400 jobs at Cobbetts but debt recovery arm Incasso was not part of the deal and its future remains uncertain

07 Feb 2013

KPMG administrators to arrange pre-pack of Cobbetts

DWF is set to acquire financially stricken Cobbetts in a pre-pack administration deal

01 Feb 2013

Audit committees don't understand their annual reports

Two-fifths of audit committees from around the world believe their annual reports cannot be understood

30 Jan 2013

easyJet chairman Rake to step down

Sir Mike Rake's tumultuous period as easyJet chairman is to end – of his own volition

28 Jan 2013

Separate rules for banks a "mistake", Lawson told

Big Four tell Lord Lawson imposing a different accounting regime for banks would be a mistake

24 Jan 2013

KPMG in talks over PRIME-style work experience scheme for accountants

KPMG enters into talks with founders of legal social mobility venture, which could see the Big Four firm forge an equivalent model for the accountancy profession

11 Jan 2013

KPMG replaces PwC as Schroders auditor

KPMG wins Schroders audit, ending PwC's 50-year tenure as the fund manager's auditor

09 Jan 2013

MF Global administrators agree deal that could increase creditors’ return

KPMG administrators have managed to arrange a deal that, if approved, will see an increased and quicker return to creditors

09 Jan 2013

Ex-Umeco FD takes Chemring role

Steve Bowers recruited as a group finance director at defence electronics business Chemring

03 Jan 2013

KPMG UK profits drop 13%

Despite a jump in revenues, KPMG sees its UK profits drop 13%

17 Dec 2012

KPMG International revenues rise

International firm says revenues grew 4.4% on last year to $23bn

13 Dec 2012

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