PwC

Marian William

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

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

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

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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

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

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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