High levels of personal debt in Britain could be creating a health time bomb, according to research showing a strong link between financial problems and low mental well-being in older people.
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Tuesday 21 January 2014
After battering global shares in consumer goods giants with a profit warning in October, Unilever, the company behind Dove soaps and Lipton iced teas, said there had been a considerable pick-up in countries like India and China.
Wednesday 04 December 2013
KPMG and JPMorgan say they weren't asked to look at toxic mortgages, so didn't
Monday 02 December 2013
Unilever has announced plans to ditch PricewaterhouseCoopers after 27 years and is set to move its £18 million a year audit to rival KPMG.
Thursday 28 November 2013
Accountants outside of the industry’s ‘Big Four’ will continue to suffer from “institutional prejudice” for another decade despite incoming regulatory reforms, the managing partner of BDO has warned.
Saturday 05 October 2013
Lord Harris of Peckham has come out of retirement to take over the running of Carpetright after an unexpected profit warning and the shock resignation of Darren Shapland, the chief executive.
Friday 27 September 2013
Parents earning more than £50,000 who are still receiving child benefit have just a week to go to register for self-assessment.
Thursday 19 September 2013
Outlook One aspect where lots of companies could do with improving their housekeeping is in the rotation of auditors.
Thursday 29 August 2013
A US banker is facing jail after using bailout funds to help his company buy a luxury condo in Florida.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Britain’s army of tradesmen is working longer than famously office-tied bankers as holidays are sacrificed and weekends ignored in a bid to squeeze more jobs in.
Friday 23 August 2013
Outlook Physicians get told to heal themselves. And some insolvency accountants could, apparently, benefit from their own medicine too.
Thursday 15 August 2013
ENRC, the scandal-struck Kazakhstan miner beset by corruption allegations and boardroom bust-ups, offered shareholders one final disappointment yesterday with poor results ahead of being taken private.
Monday 12 August 2013
Big four accountancy firm Deloitte has posted an increase in both revenues and profits as the UK economy starts to pick up.
Friday 02 August 2013
Adults lumbered with the grandchildren this summer could be missing a trick that could help boost their state pension. Half of Britain's seven million working-age grandparents have a young grandchild and can qualify for Class 3 National Insurance credits for looking after children aged under 12 — which can be used to top up their income in retirement.
Saturday 27 July 2013
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Watchdogs want to shake up the big four accountants who police big business
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'
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