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PwC was ranked first, just ahead of fellow Big Four members KPMG in second and Deloitte in sixth in the UK Social Mobility Employer Index 2019.
Deloitte auditors had a “oneness” with Autonomy executives including founder Mike Lynch that led to a misleading picture of the technology group’s financial position, regulators have claimed.
BDO has reported a double-digit rise in profit and revenue for the last 12 months, as the accountancy giant ramped up the pressure on tis larger under-fire Big Four rivals. BDO’s managing partner Paul Eagland told City A.M.: “It’s been a landmark year…if we had set out three years ago to achieve what we achieved this year, this would have been our dream outcome”.
Following the collapse of Thomas Cook, the regulatory body has launched an investigation into EY’s auditing practices within the travel company for the year ending 30 September 2018.
PwC earned $42.4 billion in global annual revenues with $3 billion going into bolstering skills over the next two years.