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PKF administrators see Pompey court date pushed back again

Fifth court date set to decide the future rescue of Portsmouth Football Club

15 Feb 2013

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Portsmouth court date pushed back yet again

PKF administrators see fourth court date set, to decide future of the club

30 Jan 2013

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Portsmouth court date pushed back for a third time

Administrators to Portsmouth will need to wait until the end of the month to find out the future of the collapsed club

16 Jan 2013

HMRC to scrutinise companies with outstanding VAT

HMRC is to tell 50,000 to get their VAT affairs up-to-date or face greater scrutiny in future

10 Jan 2013

BDO/PKF merger confirmed

Merged firms to be called BDO and process to be completed by spring 2013

11 Dec 2012

BDO/PKF merger vote to be completed this week

Partner vote on merger to be completed this week with a public announcement to be released before Christmas

04 Dec 2012

Portsmouth FC administrators receive early court date

Portsmouth administrators given date to seal the deal on a sale but club will be liquidated if court disagrees

21 Nov 2012

PKF replaces PwC as auditors of Warner Estate

PwC, in various forms, has been the company's auditors since its incorporation in 1966

16 Nov 2012

Charities worried about how to show VFM

Illustrating value to different stakeholders a big problem for charities, according to PKF survey

14 Nov 2012

PKF Chinese firm to join BDO

More merger efforts between BDO and PKF

13 Nov 2012

Interview: BDO's Simon Michaels and PKF's Martin Goodchild

The managing partners talk to Accountancy Age about the whys and hows of their merger plans

07 Nov 2012

BDO and PKF confirm "advanced merger discussions"

The two firms look to merge in the new year

07 Nov 2012

PKF administrators line up supporters to buy Portsmouth

Portsmouth FC administrators line up Portsmouth Supporters Trust as preferred buyer

19 Oct 2012

PKF's partner profits fall as downturn takes toll

Profits and revenue fall at PKF, hitting partners distributions

15 Oct 2012

PKF administrators called to cricket specialists Romida

Kerry Bailey and Jon Newell, both partners at PKF, appointed joint administrators of cricket equipment supplier Romida

05 Oct 2012

Keep taxman away from tax scheme panel, says CIoT

HMRC should not have representation on a GAAR advisory panel, warns the CIoT and ATT

18 Sep 2012

BDO/PKF - deal details are where the fun's at

Merger discussions are fine, but the real fun comes after the ink has dried on the contract and two firms must become one

16 Aug 2012

Speculation grows about BDO/PKF merger

Reports suggest PKF’s managing partner Martin Goodchild has agreed a deal in principle to sell the firm's UK operations to BDO

16 Aug 2012

Portsmouth buyers blame administrators for collapsed deal

Proposed buyer Portpin says its walking away from the deal due to a lack of cooperation from PKF administrators, recently unveiled debts and further relegation

15 Aug 2012

Administrators finalise deal at Portsmouth FC

PKF administrators have renegotiated the last of the first team contracts to save the club

10 Aug 2012

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