PracticeAccounting FirmsDeloittes targetted by animal rights group

Deloittes targetted by animal rights group

Animal rights activist group SHAC (Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty) has begun a major global campaign against Big Four firm Deloitte & Touche over its links with the controversial Huntingdon Life Sciences research company.

Link: HLS director finds Queen’s favour

SHAC and its supporters are targeting Deloittes, which provides audit and other financial services to HLS, with phone calls and emails to key members of the firm. It is also undertaking a week of protests at Deloitte & Touche offices around the country from Monday.

Previous campaigns against financial and commercial companies with links to HLS have proved successful for SHAC. In December the government was forced to provide HLS with emergency insurance cover after insurance broker Marsh & McLennan pulled away from the company

For the full story see tomorrow’s Accountancy Age and AccountancyAge.com

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