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FIA accounts criticised for lack of transparency

PwC audited Formula One accounts criticised for lacking disclosure, specifically around personnel spending

21 Oct 2013

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PwC sells law firm Manches in pre-pack

PwC sells law firm Manches to former rival Penningtons in pre-pack administration

18 Oct 2013

Ian Powell

PwC’s Powell says international tax no longer fit for purpose

PwC chairman and senior partner says tax regime needs to evolve with the times

04 Oct 2013

Taking Stock: PwC volunteers a drop in do-gooder stats

Drop in PWC staff voluntary hours due to 'quality over quantity', it suggests

30 Sep 2013

Ex-PwC partner take chair at Parity

Former PwC corporate finance partner Neal Ransome takes audit chair role at digital marketing services company

26 Sep 2013

FRC launches investigation into PwC’s audit of Berkeley

Berkeley’s appointment of a former PwC partner leads FRC to investigate independence of Big Four firm’s role as auditor

16 Sep 2013

Coleclough joins dispute resolution firm Expert Evidence

CIoT president Stephen Coleclough joins dispute resolution firm Expert Evidence

09 Sep 2013

PwC's Powell takes home £3.6m

Firm's senior partner sees increase in remuneration - Ian Powell says the firm has 'stayed on course'

09 Sep 2013

Ex-PwC director takes FRC role

Financial Reporting Council recruits Marian Williams as codes & standards director, alongside equities and investment specialist Angus Bogle as director of investor engagement

03 Sep 2013

PCAOB uncovers audit failings at KPMG and PwC

Inspections by US's accountancy watchdog uncover failings in 38 audits carried out by PwC and KPMG

02 Sep 2013

Kieran Poynter takes chair role at F&C Asset Management

Former PwC chairman steps up to the top non-executive role at investment managers

22 Aug 2013

PwC & Deloitte receive ICAEW sanctions over audit work

ICAEW disciplinary papers show both firms have been sanctioned over audit reports

20 Aug 2013

Tendering changes will cost audit market £100m a year

Taken together, FRC and Competition Commission audit proposals will cost accountants and businesses £100m a year

16 Aug 2013

PwC picks up lucrative HSBC audit

PwC replaces KPMG as auditors of HSBC, Europe's largest bank by market capitalisation

02 Aug 2013

PwC replaces Deloitte as auditors of Hargreaves Lansdown

Hargreaves Lansdown describes 50 year audit tenures as "embarrassing" as fund seller switches auditors to PwC from Deloitte

30 Jul 2013

Grant Thornton administrators to sue PwC for €1bn

Administrators to sue PwC for its role in collapse of Quinn Insurance. PwC hits back that claim contains “factual inaccuracies”

30 Jul 2013

Unilever puts PwC audit up for tender

Consumer goods giant first FTSE 100 business to change auditors following Competition Commission measures

29 Jul 2013

Former PwC man takes Smith & Williamson private client role

Lee Blackshaw joins Smith & Williamson from PwC as head of private client tax

10 Jul 2013

Staffline group FD resigns

G4S Integrated Services finance director Phillip Ledgard succeeds Tim Jackson at recruitment firm Staffline

04 Jul 2013

PwC boss Powell backs EU reform agenda

PwC chairman and senior partner Ian Powell among more than 170 business leaders who gave their support to a pro-EU reform manifesto

01 Jul 2013

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