TS WAS HEARTENED to see the big six firms get together over coffee or some sort of beverage and agree to publicly agree that new arrangements for sending information to the US on UK auditors is a good thing.
Must have been a big love-in between them to get that one cleared, TS assumes.
Disappointing to note that BDO dawdled in getting the agreed statement up online while the other five were singing its praises. Perhaps the BDO hacks had more of a lay-in after sign-off.
A new partner, Dermot Callinan, has joined Saffery Champness from KPMG where he was recently the head of the UK private client advisory team
John Mendes has been appointed partner in the City of London office at MHA MacIntyre Hudson
Jon Maile has been promoted to partner in the South East as the head of audit at Grant Thornton
HMRC breaches client confidentiality; and partner profits fall at EY. These stories and more discussed in Friday Afternoon Live