PwC was appointed last month to sift through applications to help select members of the House of Lords Appointments Commission which forms a key part of the controversial plans to reform the second chamber.
But Beckett promised MPs that the firm’s Executive Search and Selection arm would not be part of the enoblement process for new members of the Upper Chamber.
It would merely ‘assist in the recruitment of the Chairman and three independent members’ of the commission, she said.
Cowgill Holloway and Warings Business Advisors have merged, with a range of growth plans in the North West put in place
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season