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ITV buys stake in ‘Teen Wolf’ firm

Lloyds Banking Group forced to admit 'issues' with its PPI complaints procedure after claims it told staff to ignore possible fraud

Investigation claims trainees were told to turn a blind eye on the assumption that bank never mis-sold PPI

New TV deal could drag Premier League clubs out of debt - if it's not all spent on wages

Report suggests extra money should be used wisely

Wayne Rooney celebrates with the Premier League trophy

Premier League players set for extra £480m in wages due to new TV deal

The Deloitte Annual Review claims most of the new revenue in football will go straight to players

Watchdog signals move to curb power of top firms

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC), which is the accountancy watchdog, could be asked to try to foster competition in the audit market. The Competition Commission signalled this yesterday in its initial findings of a market review earlier this year.

Dave Hartnett, who resigned as Permanent Secretary for Tax at Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, will work one day a week for Deloitte, the auditor of Vodafone and Starbucks

'Sweetheart deal' taxman Dave Hartnett joins accountancy firm Deloitte

The former tax executive criticised for making "sweetheart deals" with multinational companies has been appointed as a specialist adviser for a leading accountancy firm.

HMRC shows “continuing weakness” in the “never-ending game of cat and mouse” with the Big Four, which earn a total of almost £2bn a year from their UK tax work, the committee’s chairwoman, Margaret Hodge, said

Chairman resigns from Kazakh group ENRC

The chairman of the London-listed Kazakh miner ENRC, Mehmet Dalman, resigned with immediate effect last night in a boardroom shake-up likely to raise new questions over the future of the embattled company.

Blockbuster UK has been sold to investment firm Gordon Brothers EuropeBlockbuster UK has appointed the accountancy firm Deloitte as administrator

2,000 Blockbuster jobs and 264 stores saved after Gordon Brothers Europe buyout

Ailing DVD and games rental chain Blockbuster has been sold to an investment firm in a move that will save 2,000 jobs and 264 stores.

Blockbuster receives bids to keep it going

Two restructuring firms are bidding to salvage part of Blockbuster out of administration, raising hopes for staff at the troubled DVD-rental company.

Big Four accountants 'in closed club on audits'

The Competition Commission has found that the audit market has "systemic" issues that have led to a closed club of the Big Four accountants dominating the sector.

KPMG, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers hit back as probe attacks audit ‘closed club’

The Competition Commission has found that the audit market has “systemic” issues that have led to a closed club of the Big Four accountants dominating the sector.

Another 464 jobs axed as 37 HMV shops close

Another 464 jobs face the axe at failed music chain HMV after administrators announced the closure of a further 37 stores.

Market Report: LSE tempts techs on to new market

California's Silicon Valley appears to have it all if you are a tech firm: money available from entrepreneurs and government, and a network of tech specialists that is the envy of the world. For the UK, no matter how much Silicon Roundabout, Fen or Glen is marketed as east London's, Cambridge's or Scotland's answer to the Valley, the numbers just don't add up.

Another 164 Blockbuster stores to shut

Another 164 stores at DVD and games rental firm Blockbuster are to shut, administrators for the chain announced today.

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