PwC

Ian Powell

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

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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

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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

PKF replaces PwC as auditors of Warner Estate

PwC, in various forms, has been the company's auditors since its incorporation in 1966

16 Nov 2012

Big Four firms make major diversity charts

Ernst & Young, KPMG and PwC make the Business in the Community diversity lists

09 Nov 2012

Expanding LPP for parliament to decide, court told

Broadening the scope of legal professional privilege to take in accountants is a matter for parliament, the Supreme Court hears

07 Nov 2012

ICAEW makes case for legal professional privilege for accountants

ICAEW intervenes in Supreme Court battle between Prudential and HMRC over legal professional privilege for tax advisors

06 Nov 2012

Ex-MF Global customers file lawsuit against PwC auditors

Collapsed bank’s customers file complaint against PwC claiming it failed to properly examine MF Global’s control over customer funds

06 Nov 2012

PwC administrators make 156 redundancies at Manganese Bronze

PwC administrators lay off staff at London black cab manufacturer just days after their appointment

01 Nov 2012

PwC administrators called to London black cab maker

Manganese Bronze appoint four PwC administrators to try to rescue the insolvent business

31 Oct 2012

PwC gets vocal over lost BG audit

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

25 Oct 2012

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

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

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

Colin: Captain Obvious joins the Lib Dems

Colin wonders what other bleeding obvious policies the Lib Dems will announce in the run-up to the election

Colin: Uber tax, Uber problems

Colin wonders whether Uber's customers could perhaps operate their tipping system in the same manner that the minicab business operates its app

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