PwC

Kevin Parry is CFO of asset management company Shroders

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

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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

Republican US presidential candidate Mitt Romney

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

PwC to review G4S's Olympic travails

Former Deloitte chief and G4S chairman calls in PwC to review Olympics staffing problems

13 Aug 2012

FRC investigates PwC’s role as auditor of RSM Tenon

Disciplinary arm of FRC announces an investigation into members of PwC that conducted audit work of struggling firm RSM Tenon

13 Aug 2012

Valiant Petroleum swaps Deloitte for PwC

Valiant Petroleum appoints PwC as auditor following competitive tender process

09 Aug 2012

Rivals question PwC role in EU accounting reforms

Collaboration between a PwC technical expert and Cypriot government raises concerns about links between the Big Four and regulators

06 Aug 2012

Bruised PwC wants DOTAS clarification

PwC treads carefully on the new tax avoidance disclosure consultation

24 Jul 2012

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The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

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Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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