E&Y faces MPs probe over Railtrack

Accounting Firms E&Y faces MPs probe over Railtrack

20y Philip Smith.

E&Y faces MPs probe over Railtrack

Ernst & Young, administrator for the failed Railtrack, is set to face a grilling today from parliament's transport sub-committee over its role in the ...

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E&Y to assess Underground plans

Accounting Firms E&Y to assess Underground plans

20y Philip Smith.

E&Y to assess Underground plans

Ernst & Young has been asked by Stephen Byers to carry out an independent value-for-money report on his plans to part-privatise the London Undergr...

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Wadia to make legal move

Accounting Firms Wadia to make legal move

20y Alex Miller.

Wadia to make legal move

Former Arthur Andersen chief Jim Wadia, who last year quit amid the firms painful split with its consulting arm, is set to re-emerge at law firm Linkl...

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E&Y kids' website tainted by XXX videos

Accounting Firms E&Y kids' website tainted by XXX videos

20y Matthew Gerry

E&Y kids' website tainted by XXX videos

A website set up by Big Five firm Ernst & Young, designed to educate children in financial matters, has had one of its web addresses taken over by a s...

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Numerica 'rejected' top 20 firm

Accounting Firms Numerica 'rejected' top 20 firm

20y Alex Miller.

Numerica 'rejected' top 20 firm

Accountancy consolidator Numerica today revealed that it rejected an offer from a top 20 accountancy firm 'bigger' than Levy Gee, which wanted to be t...

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Kidsons in Baker Tilly merger link

Accounting Firms Kidsons in Baker Tilly merger link

20y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Kidsons in Baker Tilly merger link

Mid-tier firms Baker Tilly and HLB Kidsons have held merger talks aimed at creating a firm with annual fee income of more than £150m. Read More...

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E&Y in legal threat over Railtrack float

Accounting Firms E&Y in legal threat over Railtrack float

20y Philip Smith.

E&Y in legal threat over Railtrack float

In a bizarre twist to the Railtrack saga, Ernst & Young could face legal action for its involvement in the flotation of the collapsed rail company...

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More Big Five gloom as PwC cuts jobs

Accounting Firms More Big Five gloom as PwC cuts jobs

20y Michelle Perry, Writer

More Big Five gloom as PwC cuts jobs

PricewaterhouseCoopers is to axe around 9% of its consulting staff in the UK citing the economic slowdown as the cause. Read More...

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S&W champions enterprise schemes

Accounting Firms S&W champions enterprise schemes

20y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

S&W champions enterprise schemes

Enterprise investment schemes can yield significant benefits to both qualifying companies and individuals that invest in them, despite proposed change...

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Tenon buys into top 10.

Accounting Firms Tenon buys into top 10.

20y Alex Miller.

Tenon buys into top 10.

Accountancy-based business services company Tenon this week became a top ten firm after announcing four acquisitions worth #67.4m. The deals increase ...

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TakingStock - Rank has its privileges.

Accounting Firms TakingStock - Rank has its privileges.

20y rumo, Writer

TakingStock - Rank has its privileges.

TS found itself at the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in London this week. Scanning the guest list, we noticed that senior types f...

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TakingStock - Goldcard Gemmell - 'cross'.

Accounting Firms TakingStock - Goldcard Gemmell - 'cross'.

20y rumo, Writer

TakingStock - Goldcard Gemmell - 'cross'.

For those of you who have been turned down for a credit card – don’t be ashamed you are in good company. For Horwath Clark Whitehill chair...

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Numerica set to float in bid to raise #25m.

Accounting Firms Numerica set to float in bid to raise #25m.

20y Alex Miller.

Numerica set to float in bid to raise #25m.

Levy Gee-driven venture in move to raise #25m in AIM listing as part of attempt to add to acquisitions portfolio Read More...

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Hackney council given until 20 November to get its house in order.

Accounting Firms Hackney council given until 20 November to get its house in order.

20y Philip Smith.

Hackney council given until 20 November to get its...

Hackney Council has finally been officially ordered by the government to get its financial house in order and balance its budget. Secretary of state S...

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Firms told to check FSA registration.

Accounting Firms Firms told to check FSA registration.

20y Philip Smith.

Firms told to check FSA registration.

Accountancy firms are being urged to check whether they need to register with the Financial Services Authority before they can advise clients on inves...

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Andersen on the up - for now.

Accounting Firms Andersen on the up - for now.

20y Alex Miller.

Andersen on the up - for now.

Big Five firm Andersen has announced global net revenues of #6.4bn for the fiscal year ended 31 August 2001, but warned ‘recent tragic events...

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Opinion - Balancing income and expenditure.

Accounting Firms Opinion - Balancing income and expenditure.

20y rumo, Writer

Opinion - Balancing income and expenditure.

It is ironic that one of the leading accountancy professional bodies has financial troubles. The ICAEW has some tough decisions to make as it attempts...

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People

Accounting Firms People

20y rumo, Writer

People

Big Five firm Ernst & Young has appointed Colin Masters as partner in charge of InvEnt, its new tax service for internet entrepreneurs. InvEnt is ...

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Numerica to trade shares next week

Accounting Firms Numerica to trade shares next week

20y Adriana Zea, Contributor

Numerica to trade shares next week

Accountancy consolidator Numerica will begin trading on Alternative Investment Market next Tuesday after the company allocated its shares to instituti...

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PwC lands top euro expert

Accounting Firms PwC lands top euro expert

20y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

PwC lands top euro expert

Malcolm Levitt, a leading authority on monetary union and EU legislation, has joined PricewaterhouseCoopers as senior European adviser from Barclays. ...

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Revenue growth shrinks at E&Y

Accounting Firms Revenue growth shrinks at E&Y

20y AccountancyAge.com

Revenue growth shrinks at E&Y

Big Five firm Ernst & Young has announced a 7% increase in global revenues for 2001, a significant drop from the 14% growth recorded in last year....

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PwC dismisses reports of profits slump

Accounting Firms PwC dismisses reports of profits slump

20y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

PwC dismisses reports of profits slump

PricewaterhouseCoopers has dismissed a weekend newspaper report claiming the Big five firm has missed its profit targets for the year. Read More...

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PwC wins US army training contract

Accounting Firms PwC wins US army training contract

20y AccountancyAge.com

PwC wins US army training contract

PricewaterhouseCoopers has won a contract worth almost £20m to help train one million US soldiers every year. Read More...

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Schiro quits PwC as confusion mounts.

Accounting Firms Schiro quits PwC as confusion mounts.

20y Michelle Perry, Writer

Schiro quits PwC as confusion mounts.

Global chief executive's resignation points to dissatisfaction Read More...

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Pitt looks a certainty for SEC top slot.

Accounting Firms Pitt looks a certainty for SEC top slot.

20y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

Pitt looks a certainty for SEC top slot.

UK partners at KPMG have already met with the man widely tipped to become the next chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission. It is unders...

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Petition 'misused' say rebels.

Accounting Firms Petition 'misused' say rebels.

20y Philip Smith.

Petition 'misused' say rebels.

A row has erupted at the ICAEW over the alleged inappropriate use of signatures demanding an extraordinary general meeting on district society reforms...

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Opinion - Racism needs addressing.

Accounting Firms Opinion - Racism needs addressing.

20y rumo, Writer

Opinion - Racism needs addressing.

ACCA’s Small Practice survey makes for unsettling reading. In a conclusion that indicates British accountancy may not be as progressive as once ...

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