Scandals over Serco and G4S spark move for greater public disclosure of financial details
National Audit Office
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Monday 23 May 2011
Sunday 22 May 2011
The race for the Tote, the state-run bookie, should have a winner this week, as the Government decides between the two runners.
Thursday 19 May 2011
House of Fraser, the department store group, has posted a sharp rise in annual profits and issued a £250m bond to give it a cheaper debt structure and free up cashflow to invest in the business.
Wednesday 18 May 2011
Outlook The Office of Fair Trading's latest thoughts on competition in the audit market (or the lack of it) make interesting reading. Not only does it question whether Britain can tackle the problem without assistance from the European Commission – in which case, it says, why bother with a Competition Commission inquiry? – but it also effectively suggests that the big four audit firms' clients must shoulder some of the blame for concentration in the industry.
Monday 16 May 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
Manchester United are still on course to become the first football club to break through the £100million barrier for annual commercial turnover.
Tuesday 10 May 2011
The builders' merchant and DIY retailer Travis Perkins posted a 5.9 per cent rise in revenues for the first four months of the year yesterday as it drew steam from market share gains.
Monday 09 May 2011
Tuesday 03 May 2011
The final salary pensions accounting deficit of the UK's FTSE 350 companies stood at £41bn at the end of April, according to the Aon Hewitt 350 index. Measured on an accounting basis, UK schemes have moved much closer to fully-funded status compared with April 2010, when the collective deficit stood at £66bn.
Monday 02 May 2011
Monday 25 April 2011
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