Abbey National has brought in auditors from Deloitte & Touche and advisors from PricewaterhouseCoopers to review its equity derivatives business after a report accused the bank of having inadequate controls and warned of huge losses. The report was commissioned by Abbey from the Reading University-based Risk Partnership but the bank said the allegations, which have been passed on to the Financial Services Authority, were ‘groundless.’
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
Accountants should alter their perspective on auto-enrolment to maximise business opportunities, according to Eric Clapton.
Kevin Reed discusses whether new accountancy group Cogital can rival the Big Four...and its likely direction of travel