You might have seen Richard Threlfall on television the other day when he was testifying before a Commons Select Committee on HS2, the proposed fast rail link from London to the North.
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Wednesday 04 December 2013
The head of the consortium running the decontamination of Sellafield has apologised for a string of management failures that has seen the cost of cleaning up the Cumbria site soar beyond £70bn.
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Outlook The Co-operative Bank never got anywhere close to the size of RBS, and it hasn't (so far) called upon the taxpayer for funds. It's worth remembering the latter point. All the same, the two rival each other when it comes to the sheer ineptitude that their difficulties have put on display.
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Nearly one in every five pounds spent on shopping in the UK is done online – the highest level recorded, according to the British Retail Consortium.
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.
Monday 11 November 2013
KPMG has stolen a march on its ‘Big Four’ rivals with the launch of what is thought to be the first significant investment fund established by any of the major accountants.
Tuesday 08 October 2013
The warm autumn weather has hit fashion retailers just as the High Street had been showing signs of recovery, according to a new report.
Monday 07 October 2013
Grant Thornton will double its FTSE 250 audit work by 2017 following hard-hitting reforms by regulators to smash the dominance of the Big Four accountants, the bean-counter’s chief executive has claimed.
Saturday 05 October 2013
Unions and MPs have reacted with shock to yesterday’s announcement that the companies that have overseen cost overruns and delays in the clean-up of Sellafield have been given a new five-year contract.
Friday 13 September 2013
The senior accountant blocked from taking the finance director role at Legal & General this summer will instead run the numbers at the tobacco giant behind Cohiba cigars and Rizla rolling paper.
HS2 'could generate £15bn for economy': Report starts Government fight-back on case for high-speed rail link
Wednesday 11 September 2013
KPMG report concludes the £42bn line would have a significant impact on growth across the Midlands, North-west and North-east of England
Tuesday 03 September 2013
The tills of retailers continued to ring loudly last month, as they benefited from favourable weather and growing consumer confidence on the high street.
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