KPMG

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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

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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

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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

KPMG sets up Tech City garrison

Dedicated team from KPMG takes residence at Silicon Roundabout

07 Dec 2012

KPMG lose 275 staff in restructuring

Accountancy Age understands KPMG has completed its review of business

05 Dec 2012

KPMG administrators rack up £51.6m fees at MF Global

Administrators charge £51.6m for 13 months' work on world’s first special administration

04 Dec 2012

KPMG administrators say JJB creditors will receive next to nothing

Collapsed retailer owes £212m to unsecured creditors, with just £600,000 to share out. Shareholders also to receive no repayment

30 Nov 2012

Investor files lawsuit against Deloitte & KPMG for work on Autonomy

Allegations the two firms missed numerous red flags in their work with HP and Autonomy have been filed in a lawsuit in the US

29 Nov 2012

IASB proposes limited changes to IFRS 9 classification and measurement requirements

New category of financial assets could increase volatility for some financial institutions

29 Nov 2012

Infrastructure tax breaks “key to growth” – KPMG

Tax breaks for investment in infrastructure and capital investment could free up thousands of jobs, says KPMG

27 Nov 2012

KPMG conducted due diligence of Deloitte audit at Autonomy

HP CEO tells analysts the IT business called in KPMG to conduct due diligence work on Deloitte’s audit of financial statements at Autonomy

20 Nov 2012

IFRS Foundation opens regional office in Asia/Oceania

Parent body of the IASB opens first international office outside of London; Mary Tokar appointed to IASB

16 Nov 2012

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The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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