The embattled Big Four firm is facing a £2.6bn negligence claim from Equitable Life, as well as this morning’s news of a £300m claim from Freightliner, a subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler, according to a report by the Financial Times..
But insiders at the department of trade and industry have told Accountancy Age that a measure is unlikely to be included in the Queen’s Speech next month, with auditor liability unlikely to be addressed until 2004 at the earliest.
Carter Backer Winter has acquired Edwards Financial Services, expanding its financial planning department
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton
Colin responds to the call for 'Darwinism' in accountancy
A new partner, Dermot Callinan, has joined Saffery Champness from KPMG where he was recently the head of the UK private client advisory team