Andersen seems particularly sensitive. Approached by this publication over an accountancy issue, a spokeswoman said: ‘We don’t like to call ourselves an accountancy firm anymore.’
Fine. Andersen no doubt does all sorts of exciting things.
But accounting expertise is still important, as the firm no doubt realised following the trouble over its audit of accounting-error hit condom producer SSL International.
A new head of solutions, Aidan Brennan, has been appointed at KPMG UK
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin Reed on our Friday Afternoon Live broadcast