This follows the Accountancy Investigation and Discipline Board saying it
will examine the conduct of accountants who were executive or non-executive
directors at the group for the 2003, 2004 and 2005 financial years.
Sir Digby was until last July a
director of iSoft. He left just six months before a string of profit
warnings and an accounting policy change wiped out about 90% of the group’s
stock market value.
Cameron Scott, the counsel at the AIDB, told The Times that Sir
Digby could be one of several directors interviewed as part of the
Sir Digby said: ‘I welcome the investigation. It’s absolutely right and
proper that an investigation takes place.
‘If they ask to speak to me I will gladly meet with them and tell them
everything I know. I will co-operate because it’s very important that issues
such as this are properly investigated.’
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
BDO has taken its new partner intake to 23 during the first half of its financial year, including the appointment of five partners in five weeks
The firm reports 7.6% global fee income growth for the year ending 31 December 2016