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PwC gets vocal over lost BG audit

The Big Four firm is unusually chatty about losing a major audit, notes TS...

25 Oct 2012

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BG Group chooses Ernst & Young over PwC for audit

PwC loses its spot as BG's auditor, after 16 years in the role

24 Oct 2012

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PwC to call on clients to think before you fly

Consultancy giant to work with clients to try to tackle rising emissions from business trips, Accountancy Age's sister publication BusinessGreen.com reports

16 Oct 2012

November date for first payout to Lehmans creditors

PwC administrators set to make first payout to unsecured creditors of Lehman Brothers

12 Oct 2012

Lehman administrators settle on $12.6bn claim from US arm

UK administrators agree $12.6bn(£7.8bn) settlement of $24bn claim against the US arm of Lehmans, in return for the US arm dropping its own $13.8bn claim

08 Oct 2012

Developing markets lift PwC to record sales

Double-digit growth in emerging markets see PwC make a $31.5bn haul in 2012

05 Oct 2012

PwC examined doomed West Coast deal

Flaws in bidding process for control of West Coast Main Line franchise discovered after PwC called in to vet the numbers

04 Oct 2012

PwC succeeds Deloitte as auditors of Phoenix IT

Weeks after PwC was recruited to investigate accounting irregularities, Phoenix IT hires it as auditor

04 Oct 2012

Ahold recruits PwC to replace Deloitte as auditors

Long-serving auditors Deloitte replaced at Dutch food giant

04 Oct 2012

PwC's Schroders audit put out to tender

Schroders CFO Kevin Parry talks about the audit market, as tender process for the FTSE 100 group's audit continues

26 Sep 2012

Alleged financial irregularities at Bumi Resources investigated

Law firm Macfarlanes drafted to investigate mining giant alleged financial irregularities in its Indonesian operations

26 Sep 2012

Romney pays 14.1% tax in 2011

US presidential candidate publishes his tax return

26 Sep 2012

Murphy to become Assura FD

Jonathan Murphy will commence his role on 3 January 2013

19 Sep 2012

PwC partners see profits fall

Annuity payouts to former partners eat into distributable profits

17 Sep 2012

Audit committtee's independence called into question

Investors and analysts raise doubts about whether audit committees are sufficiently independence from company management

13 Sep 2012

PwC to help companies build professional services skills

PwC to support companies through government-backed scheme to grow skills in the workplace

11 Sep 2012

PwC called in to investigate IT collapse at RBS

PwC to conduct second independent review into the meltdown of RBS' IT systems this summer

05 Sep 2012

PwC competition research earns mid-tier backlash

Research by PwC that shows FTSE 350 audit market is fiercely competitive rubbished by mid-tier rival

05 Sep 2012

Direct Line appoints former PwC partner to board

Clare Thompson has been made non-executive director

04 Sep 2012

PwC to investigate accounting irregularities at IT business

Cloud computing business Phoenix IT calls in PwC to conduct independent investigation into accounting irregularities

03 Sep 2012

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