FRC fines Grant Thornton £40,000 for pension fund audit
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FRC fines Grant Thornton £40,000 for pension fund audit

1w Accountancy Age

FRC fines Grant Thornton £40,000 for pension fund ...

The FRC's Enforcement Committee identified significant departures from expected auditing standards, including uncorrected material errors in financial...

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Grant Thornton UK CEO resigns unexpectedly
Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton UK CEO resigns unexpectedly

3m Idris Nagri

Grant Thornton UK CEO resigns unexpectedly

During his tenure, Dunckley managed to stabilise Grant Thornton after his predecessor resigned following attacks on her leadership style and socialist...

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Leadership, strategy and implementation – all three needed to drag Grant Thornton forward
Accounting Firms

Leadership, strategy and implementation – all three needed to drag Grant Th...

4y Kevin Reed

Leadership, strategy and implementation – all thre...

Kevin Reed, engagement and communications consultant at Foulger Underwood, discusses how the fortunes of Grant Thornton can be turned around. Read Mor...

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Toppled from the top – The risk of fraud
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Toppled from the top – The risk of fraud

5y Roger Isaacs

Toppled from the top – The risk of fraud

Roger Isaacs - Forensic Partner at Milsted Langdon - talks about the Patisserie Valerie collapse and what its impact has been and the role of forensic...

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Patisserie Valerie: Restructuring firm FRP to take over from KPMG
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Patisserie Valerie: Restructuring firm FRP to take over from KPMG

5y Chris Jewers

Patisserie Valerie: Restructuring firm FRP to take...

FRP Advisory, a restructuring firm, were chosen by creditors that include HMRC and Luke Johnson, the former chairman of Patisseries Valerie. Read More...

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Brexit and geopolitics closing some doors, but opening others – Grant Thornton
Brexit & Economy

Brexit and geopolitics closing some doors, but opening others – Grant Thorn...

5y Chris Jewers

Brexit and geopolitics closing some doors, but ope...

The study found that businesses feel that Brexit has hampered international growth, while also creating a less predictable business environment in Eur...

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FRC audit inspection finds no improvement on last year
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FRC audit inspection finds no improvement on last year

5y Chris Jewers

FRC audit inspection finds no improvement on last ...

75% of FTSE 350 audits assessed as good or requiring limited improvements, failing to meet the FRC's 90% target Read More...

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Grant Thornton sells £1.7bn wealth advisory arm to focus on "core markets"
Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton sells £1.7bn wealth advisory arm to focus on "core markets"

5y Dave Beach

Grant Thornton sells £1.7bn wealth advisory arm to...

Grant Thornton has today confirmed the acquisition of its wealth advisory business by 1825, Standard Life’s wholly owned financial planning and advice...

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Why is there resistance to change in accountancy?
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Why is there resistance to change in accountancy?

5y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

Why is there resistance to change in accountancy?

If the recent tensions in the Grant Thornton hierarchy have conveyed anything to the wider industry, is it that change is an essential focus for firms...

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Grant Thornton and Lewis Silkin launch cyber security audit
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Grant Thornton and Lewis Silkin launch cyber security audit

7y Kevin Reed , Writer

Grant Thornton and Lewis Silkin launch cyber secur...

The accounting and legal giants have partnered to create DataCheckPoint, an eight-stage data and cyber security audit offering Read More...

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Watchdog launches audit investigation into Sports Direct
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Watchdog launches audit investigation into Sports Direct

7y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Watchdog launches audit investigation into Sports ...

FRC investigates why an arrangement between Sports Direct and Barlin Delivery was not disclosed in the company’s financial statements as a related par...

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Grant Thornton "content to take generous fees" despite BHS concerns, find committees
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Grant Thornton "content to take generous fees" despite BHS concerns, find c...

8y Kevin Reed , Writer

Grant Thornton "content to take generous fees" des...

Despite concerns over the viability of BHS, advisers including Grant Thornton were paid in the millions of pounds for their roles, according to the Wo...

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Due diligence on BHS 'extensive' GT partner tells MPs
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Due diligence on BHS 'extensive' GT partner tells MPs

8y Chris Warmoll , Writer

Due diligence on BHS 'extensive' GT partner tells ...

The select committee heard that GT had not met up with the BHS pension scheme advisers or trustees, but had done so with Deloitte, Arcadia’s pension a...

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Women in accounting featured in Power 100 list
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Women in accounting featured in Power 100 list

8y Fraser Simpson , Reporter

Women in accounting featured in Power 100 list

Romanovitch, along with women from the Big Four, have been recognised as some of London's most powerful women Read More...

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New financial services advisory partner for Grant Thornton
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New financial services advisory partner for Grant Thornton

8y Fraser Simpson , Reporter

New financial services advisory partner for Grant ...

Grant Thornton adds another partner to its ranks, appointing a 20-year veteran to its Actuarial and Risk team Read More...

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MPs call firms to give evidence over BHS collapse
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MPs call firms to give evidence over BHS collapse

8y Chris Warmoll , Writer

MPs call firms to give evidence over BHS collapse

Deloitte partner Tony Clare, KPMG’s David Clarke and Richard Cousins of PwC are all due to appear before MPs on Monday Read More...

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Hays recruits PwC as auditor
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Hays recruits PwC as auditor

8y Calum Fuller , Reporter

Hays recruits PwC as auditor

PwC takes over from Deloitte as Hays' auditor Read More...

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D-Day for BHS CVA vote
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D-Day for BHS CVA vote

8y Chris Warmoll , Writer

D-Day for BHS CVA vote

Creditors are set to meet today to vote on backing the CVA or placing the 90-year-old company into receivership Read More...

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