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Major UK companies line up 2017 for audit tenders

Johnson Matthey, Babcock International, Qinetiq and Big Yellow Group line up 2017 audit tenders, while 32Red swaps Grant Thornton for KPMG

20 Jun 2014

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Croda FD Christie to leave after nine years

Sean Christie plans to step down next year as Croda FD to pursue a portfolio career

19 Jun 2014

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Pensions body calls for employer support to manage DB run-off

More index-linked gilts should be issued to help sponsors with mature schemes, the NAPF says

19 Jun 2014

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France leads business birth rates as BRICS growth slows

Gap between G7 and BRICS company growth narrows in 2012

17 Jun 2014

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RBS prepares to tender audit contract

Bank will take contract to market later this year, having used Deloitte since 2000

16 Jun 2014

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BoE: Low interest rates keep businesses afloat but hamper productivity

UK productivity growth remains 4% below pre-crisis peak

16 Jun 2014

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EY wins Dignity audit as PwC bows out over non-audit fees

Funeral provider caps non-audit fees at 50% of annual audit fee

13 Jun 2014

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‘Rushed’ IPOs resulting in poor quality listings

BlackRock’s James Macpherson warns standards in due diligence are slipping

11 Jun 2014

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Mills CNC finance director steps up to MD of 'new board'

Big changes afoot at machine tools operator sees Paul Hooper-Keeley named MD

11 Jun 2014

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Two chartered accountants join Hansteen board

Rebecca Worthington and Melvyn Egglenton join Hansteen board

10 Jun 2014

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Deloitte's new 65 partners signals largest expansion in a decade

The firm says the promotions reflect rising business confidence among clients

10 Jun 2014

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Tesco loses divisional FD to New Look

Mike Iddon leaves Tesco to join New Look two months after CFO Laurie McIlwee announced decision to step down

06 Jun 2014

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Rotork ends 50 year audit relationship with KPMG

Rotork replaces KPMG as auditors with Deloitte

04 Jun 2014

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Recent IPO businesses set to join the FTSE 350

Pets at Home and Poundland set to join the FTSE 250, while 3i is lined up for a return to the FTSE 100

04 Jun 2014

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Howdens CFO named deputy CEO following company review

Mark Robson takes on day-to-day management of Howden Joinery Group following review of organisation, structure and capabilities

30 May 2014

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Konami books impairment charge after auditor discussion

Computer games business Konami takes impairment charge that equates to millions of pounds, after auditor talks

30 May 2014

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Next's veteran FD to retire after 28 years

David Keens is to retire as Next Group FD in March 2015

27 May 2014

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Armour FD steps down after automotive sale

John Harris leaves Armour Group following sale of automotive division

27 May 2014

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Standard Life appoints Lloyd’s of London’s Luke Savage as CFO

Long standing Lloyd's of London FD joins Standard Life as CFO

23 May 2014

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Wonga CFO takes temporary charge of payday lender

CFO Tim Weller to take temporary charge of Wonga while a new CEO is sought

23 May 2014

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