14 Jun 16
Public spending on consultancy rose in 2015 for the second year in a row, according to figures published by the Management Consultancies Association.
8 Apr 16
Finance firms have been invited to sign up to the Treasury’s Women In Finance charter, published today.
15 Oct 15
More than 200 frontline public sector organisations could be in “financial distress” by the end of the parliament due to planned funding cuts, an analysis by Deloitte and the think-tank...
18 May 15
Government plans to cut welfare spending could increase the pressure on hardship schemes run by local authorities, potentially leading to more people living in poverty, a Grant Thornton report has...
27 Mar 15
The Public Accounts Committee has criticised the work of Revenue and Customs, warning that the tax collection agency continues to have ‘too cosy’ a relationship with accountancy firms and...
1 Mar 15
It’s probably time to give up on the idea that central government has the political will to fix local government’s problems. We need a bottom-up transformation of how local services work.
6 Feb 15
MPs have accused PwC of ‘nothing short of the promotion of tax avoidance on an industrial scale’ after examining the role of large accountancy firms in advising multinational how to minimise...
26 Aug 14
Former council chief executive Darra Singh has been promoted to head of local public services for the UK and Ireland at EY.
11 Aug 14
Around one-third of the 1,886 government construction projects currently in the pipeline have no specified completion date, accountants KPMG have revealed today.
26 Apr 13
Large accountancy firms that advise corporations and individuals on tax avoidance should be banned from working with or for the government, the Public Accounts Committee said today.