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PwC picks up lucrative HSBC audit

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

02 Aug 2013

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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

PwC accused of helping NHS avoid tax

PwC is accused, along with financial services firm Liaison, of helping NHS trusts avoid VAT on temporary staff.

28 Jun 2013

Lehman Bros Europe creditors to receive second dividend

Unsecured creditors of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) are to receive a second dividend, amounting to around £3.5bn

24 Jun 2013

E&Y replaces PwC as Land Securities auditors

Land Securities changes auditors for first time in its 69-year history

12 Jun 2013

Taking Stock: 'No trainers' if you want to party with PwC

Partying with with the Big Four is not straightforward

06 Jun 2013

PwC reappointed as auditors of BSI

British Standards Institution reappoints PwC as auditors following tender process involving three other firms

28 May 2013

Alan Milburn takes PwC health role

Former health secretary joins PwC's newly-formed oversight board

24 May 2013

Lehman administrators in Supreme Court over pension payments

PwC administrators are in Court to decide on the future of how pension liabilities should be paid in an administration

14 May 2013

Lehman administrators could make 100% return to creditors

Following settlements with various Lehman subsidiaries, administrators could make better than expected returns to creditors

15 Apr 2013

Taking Stock: PwC, HMRC and Goldman Sachs are popular with the kids

Trio pick up graduate recruiter awards

05 Apr 2013

CIMA, IFAC & PwC combine forces to look at business model reporting

Institutes and firms have combined to look at business model reporting and how they can be integrated into financial reports, on behalf of the International Integrated Reporting Council

05 Apr 2013

PwC reinstated as Schroders auditor

KPMG tells Schroders it would breach regulatory requirements if appointed auditor

27 Mar 2013

Government hopes to claw £745m in 5 years from green taxes

Changes to environmental levies creates further complexity but raises funds for government

21 Mar 2013

PwC wins Cairn Energy audit tender

PwC replaces Ernst & Young as auditors of FTSE 250-listed oil and gas exploration group Cairn Energy

21 Mar 2013

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The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

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

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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

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Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

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

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