Accountancy

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KPMG used ‘untruthful defence’ in Silentnight inquiry, says watchdog
Report reveals unprecedented rebuke of ‘big four’ accountant after senior partner found to have lied

Jasper Jolly

13, Oct, 2021 @3:53 PM

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Patisserie Valerie auditors fined £2.3m over ‘serious lack of competence’
FRC says Grant Thornton ‘missed red flags’ and failed to question information from management

Kalyeena Makortoff

27, Sep, 2021 @8:30 AM

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August’s jump in house prices is further proof stamp duty holiday was a mistake | nils pratley
The 2.1% rise reported by Nationwide was likely to be due to cheap loans and a desire to get out of cities

Nils Pratley

01, Sep, 2021 @6:29 PM

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UK regulator issues complaint to KPMG over Carillion and Regenersis audits
Firm accused of providing false and misleading information to Financial Reporting Council

Jillian Ambrose

01, Sep, 2021 @8:18 AM

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EY fined by UK accountancy watchdog over Stagecoach audit failings
Penalty of more than £2.2m imposed after firm did not properly challenge transport group’s bosses

Jillian Ambrose

25, Aug, 2021 @9:31 AM

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A post-Covid crash is looming – and Britain's auditors are asleep at the wheel | Richard Brooks
As Covid-related state support for precarious firms winds down, much-needed audit reform remains worryingly remote, says Bean Counter author Richard Brooks

Richard Brooks

09, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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KPMG fined £13m over sale of Silentnight to private equity firm
Near-record fine and reprimand for blue chip accountants that helped push client towards insolvency

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

05, Aug, 2021 @6:42 PM

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Mike Ashley will make big decisions at Frasers even if he’s not chief | Nils Pratley
Handing the gig to his prospective son-in-law looks a transfer of power in name only

Nils Pratley

05, Aug, 2021 @5:38 PM

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FTSE 100 firms face growing revolt on executive pay amid Covid crisis
Deloitte’s remuneration analysis reveals shareholders want executive pay to reflect wider workforce

Julia Kollewe

02, Jul, 2021 @4:20 PM

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Greensill: watchdog opens investigation into auditors including PwC
Inquiry involves Saffery Champness and PwC’s audit of the Sanjeev Gupta-owned Wyelands Bank

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

28, Jun, 2021 @10:58 AM

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Deloitte’s UK employees to decide ‘when, where and how they work’
Accounting firm embraces ultra-flexible working with staff able to choose if they come into the office at all

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

18, Jun, 2021 @2:39 PM

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John Waddington obituary
Other lives: Accountant whose passions were classical music and classic cars

David Waddington

31, May, 2021 @4:29 PM

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