According to the Final Report from the Co-ordinating Group on Audit and Accounting Issues the market for auditing and accountancy has become ‘highly concentrated’ and increasingly global.
There is also concern that little appears open at a national level to deal with any competition issues.
Last year the European Union’s Competition Commission cleared the absorption of Andersen into Deloitte following the Enron and WorldCom corporate disasters.
A new head of solutions, Aidan Brennan, has been appointed at KPMG UK
Hundreds of jobs are secure after Spectrum Contracting has been sold out of administration to Minstrell Recruitment by FRP Advisory
Cowgill Holloway and Warings Business Advisors have merged, with a range of growth plans in the North West put in place
The Practitioner discusses their timesheet militancy, and reaction to someone playing it fast and loose with the details...