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Watchstone Group is suing Big Four accountancy firm PwC for at least £63 million over allegations that a senior employee at the firm disclosed confidential information about a client to an investment banker working on a deal. Watchstone Group revealed on Friday that it had served a claim in th

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has ordered the UK's Big Four accountancy firms to separate their audit practices by June 2024. The FRC has outlined a set of principles for the operational separation of audit functions within PwC, Deloitte, KPMG and EY. The watchdog has ruled that the four&nbs

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PwC has appointed Matthew Hall as office senior partner at its Edinburgh office whilst Robin McBurnie has been appointed to the same role in Glasgow.  In addition, Edinburgh-based Jason Higgs and Paul Cheshire both became partners at the firm on July 1. Mr Higgs leads PwC Scotland’s Busin

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PwC is set to reopen offices across England with reduced occupancy from June 8. The firm's UK chairman Kevin Ellis said that the firm is planning a phased return to the office with this first step paving the way for more people returning to work in its offices.

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UK GDP growth is expected to range from around -5% to -10% for 2020, according to new analysis from PwC. This estimate reflects the growing body of evidence that the short term decline in activity due to the lockdown will be greater than originally anticipated.

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BDO is the latest major accountancy firm to announce cuts to partners remuneration and the furlough of staff with the firm decreasing partner pay by a fifth amid the coronavirus pandemic. BDO, which is the fifth-largest accounting group in Britain by revenues, told its 5,500 employees yesterday

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Partners at the UK's biggest accountancy firms will have their payouts slashed by hundreds of thousands of pounds this year as the sector prepares to face a huge crash in revenues amid stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. Yesterday, partners at BDO agreed to cut partner pay by up to 25% in a bid

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Fashion retailer Laura Ashley has filed for administration, with PwC appointed as administrators.  The move comes after rescue talks for the firm were scrapped by the outbreak of Coronavirus.

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Scotland has lost its crown as the leading area of the UK for working women after dropping to fourth place in this year’s PwC Women in Work Index, having topped the index in the last two years.

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Scotland’s deals market is set to see increased activity in 2020, with a ready availability of cash expected to attract sellers as Brexit uncertainty dissipates, leading PwC to expand its deals team. PwC predicts that this year will see an increase in the sale of owner-managed businesses, whil

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