PwC

lehman-bros

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

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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

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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

Accountants “must demonstrate value to public” – ACCA

Research published by ACCA finds a disparity between industry and public levels of trust in accountants

03 Sep 2012

E&Y replaces PwC as auditor of Exillon Energy

Russia-focused oil producer names E&Y as auditor as part of cost review process

29 Aug 2012

“Abolish stamp duty,” PwC tells Osborne

Chancellor should reduce tax rates and introduce a wider tax base as part of plans to stimulate growth, economists say

20 Aug 2012

PwC investigates EADS bribery allegations

Firm to run a parallel investigation to that of the SFO, which is looking into bribery allegations involving EADS subsidiary GPT

20 Aug 2012

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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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budget-management

Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.