The work was originally handed to KPMG three months ago, but then awarded to Ernst & Young last week, after Paul Bremer, the coalition’s chief administrator in Iraq decided it must be put to a public tender.
Now E&Y are duplicating work already undertaken by KPMG.
Christopher Shays, a Republican congressman from Connecticut is reported in the Daily Telegraph as saying: ‘We have serious reservations about the way the investigation [into corruption] is being handled and are awaiting the answer to a range of questions we have put to the Bush administration.’
KPMG was originally awarded the work by the governing council on the advice of Claude Hankes-Drielsma, a London-based consultant and former chairman of Price Waterhouse.
Two new audit partners have been appointed at the firm BDO in its audit practice following continued growth and investment
Changes to the tax system is urged to support the growth of entrepreneurs, found a report from the Grant Thornton UK, the Institute of Directors, and the Prelude Group
Six new partners have been revealed by top ten firm Mazars
Investment in people, tech and businesses impacts on EY's profit per partner figure