KPMG slammed in Cambridge probe
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KPMG slammed in Cambridge probe

23y Philip Smith.

KPMG slammed in Cambridge probe

Consultants from KPMG made so many mistakes during the introduction of a computerised accounting system at Cambridge University, academics should 'try...

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Firms vie for consolidator role
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Firms vie for consolidator role

23y Alex Miller.

Firms vie for consolidator role

Listed accountancy consolidator Numerica rejected an offer from BKR Haines Watts to be its core firm, before selecting Levy Gee earlier this year. Rea...

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Win a five star holiday break!
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Win a five star holiday break!

23y Accountancy Age

Win a five star holiday break!

Here's your chance to win a fantastic break at one of the most luxurious hotels in the North West. Read More...

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E&Y faces MPs probe over Railtrack
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E&Y faces MPs probe over Railtrack

23y 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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Wadia to make legal move
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Wadia to make legal move

23y 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 to assess Underground plans
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E&Y to assess Underground plans

23y 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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E&Y in legal threat over Railtrack float
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E&Y in legal threat over Railtrack float

23y 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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Numerica 'rejected' top 20 firm
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Numerica 'rejected' top 20 firm

23y 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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E&Y kids' website tainted by XXX videos
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E&Y kids' website tainted by XXX videos

23y 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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Kidsons in Baker Tilly merger link
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Kidsons in Baker Tilly merger link

23y Gavin Hinks

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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S&W champions enterprise schemes
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S&W champions enterprise schemes

23y Larry Schlesinger

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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More Big Five gloom as PwC cuts jobs
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More Big Five gloom as PwC cuts jobs

23y Michelle Perry

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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Tenon buys into top 10.
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Tenon buys into top 10.

23y 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.
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TakingStock - Rank has its privileges.

23y 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'.
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TakingStock - Goldcard Gemmell - 'cross'.

23y 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.
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Numerica set to float in bid to raise #25m.

23y 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.
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Hackney council given until 20 November to get its house in order.

23y 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.
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Firms told to check FSA registration.

23y 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.
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Andersen on the up - for now.

23y 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.
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Opinion - Balancing income and expenditure.

23y 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
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People

23y 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
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Numerica to trade shares next week

23y Adriana Zea

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
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PwC lands top euro expert

23y Larry Schlesinger

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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PwC dismisses reports of profits slump
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PwC dismisses reports of profits slump

23y Larry Schlesinger

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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Revenue growth shrinks at E&Y
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Revenue growth shrinks at E&Y

23y 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 wins US army training contract
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PwC wins US army training contract

23y 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.
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Schiro quits PwC as confusion mounts.

23y Michelle Perry

Schiro quits PwC as confusion mounts.

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

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