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FRC to investigate Autonomy over financials

The FRC is investigating Autonomy over alleged misrepresentations made in its accounts prior to its acquisition by Hewlett Packard

11 Feb 2013

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Cattles launches legal battle against former auditor PwC

Troubled sub-prime lender Cattles is to take PwC to court over its audit prior to the revelation of a huge accounting black hole

05 Feb 2013

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PwC administrators sell London black cab maker

Administrators manage to rescue black cab maker through a sale to Chinese-backed business Geely UK

01 Feb 2013

Dragon Jones buys Jessops out of administration

PwC administrators sell the brand and assets of Jessops to various buyers including Peter Jones CBE

01 Feb 2013

BDO replaces PwC as RSM Tenon auditor

BDO comes in as auditor at RSM Tenon after PwC's acrimonious departure

01 Feb 2013

PwC sauces up children’s story

TS was left hot under the collar after its annual trip to the panto

25 Jan 2013

Separate rules for banks a "mistake", Lawson told

Big Four tell Lord Lawson imposing a different accounting regime for banks would be a mistake

24 Jan 2013

PwC puts black cabs back on the road

Administrators to Manganese Bronze say repairs on the black cabs is now completed

24 Jan 2013

Uncertainty concerns persist as advisors lose privilege ruling

Lord justices follow previous rulings on legal privilege: that it could cause uncertainty, and parliament will have to decide how to extend it

24 Jan 2013

Big businesses' tax contribution stable – despite avoidance anger

The amount of tax paid by the UK's largest businesses has stayed stable, despite public anger over corporate tax avoidance

22 Jan 2013

Jessops administrators to make more than 1,300 redundancies

PwC administrators have announced the closure of the camera retail chain

14 Jan 2013

PwC administrators called to Jessops

Irreconcilable differences between directors funders and suppliers, such as Nikon and Canon, sees PwC administrators appointed to the 192-store camera chain

10 Jan 2013

KPMG replaces PwC as Schroders auditor

KPMG wins Schroders audit, ending PwC's 50-year tenure as the fund manager's auditor

09 Jan 2013

RSM Tenon ditches PwC as auditor

Move ends increasingly fraught relationship between RSM Tenon and its auditors PwC

07 Dec 2012

Interview: PwC chairman and senior partner Ian Powell

PwC's senior partner talks audit reform, international growth and why the firm should strive for something that is 'unobtainable'

04 Dec 2012

Transfer pricing more workable than unitary tax, say tax chiefs

A unitary tax would pose huge difficulties in implementation, say tax chiefs from OECD and PwC

03 Dec 2012

Ex-Schroders auditor becomes its CFO

PwC partner Richard Keers is leaving to join Schroders in May next year, when it will have been 26 months since he worked as the company's auditor

29 Nov 2012

KPMG conducted due diligence of Deloitte audit at Autonomy

HP CEO tells analysts the IT business called in KPMG to conduct due diligence work on Deloitte’s audit of financial statements at Autonomy

20 Nov 2012

Colin: Taxis rank highly with PwC

Colin's usual sidewards, squinty, glance at the news: PwC's administration of Manganese Bronze proves eye-catching

19 Nov 2012

PwC administrators steer Manganese Bronze in right direction

Administrators to oversee steering fault resolution, and hope to have black cabs back on the road by mid-December

16 Nov 2012

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AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

Taking Stock: Tax, Twitter, Candy Crush...and Margaret Hodge

It turns out MPs and technology don't mix, TS notes

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