Since he handed his report in August to OLAF and the Commission’sadministration directorate, officials have been ‘analysing’ its contents anddiscussing how to follow it up.
However, OLAF acted rather more swiftly over the leak, releasing animmediate statement that it would ‘rigorously’ check allegations that anofficial had been paid to release the dossier. If these stand up, then’disciplinary proceedings’ would be opened and the ‘competent judicialauthorities’ would be informed.
The fraud unit was silent on the allegations themselves, which are said toinclude claims that the Commission’s Irish secretary general DavidO’Sullivan, and his British spokesman, Jonathan Faull had ignored corruptionin the management of a Euro 600 million education programme. Both menstrongly deny the claims.
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'
Stephen Mills joins the Manchester office from IBM, where he spent 12 years as an associate partner in the data, analytics and cognitive consulting group
Rupert Guppy will be responsible for capital allowances in the southern region, and joins the firm from specialist consultancy E3 Consulting
Richard Lewis has been appointed to the firm's restructuring and recovery services team