The move is part of a trend for collaboration within individual industries. The oil giants have set themselves a target of three months to develop and implement an XML standard for exchanging North Sea oilwell data for a variety of business processes. Chris Harris-Jones, consultant at analyst Ovum, said organisations would increasingly get together and agree business standards for XML.
Three new partners and seven business restructuring advisers have been appointed to the new Preston office
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
The Top 20 firm has recently advised J S Wright, the mechanical and electrical building services specialist
Promotions have been made in the private clients tax team and corporate business team