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Sports Direct appoints new auditor after split with Grant Thornton

Sports Direct has appointed advisory group RSM as its auditor, more than a month after an acrimonious split with the accounting firm Grant Thornton. RSM is the UK’s seventh biggest audit firm and Sports Direct will be its biggest client. The advisory group has no other audit clients among the top 350 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Ernst & Young admits woman’s training included ‘offensive content’

Ernst & Young admits it should not have offered a women’s leadership training last year that was full of outdated and demeaning advice for women. At the training in June 2018, women were told their brains were smaller than men’s, that they shouldn’t’ show skin in the workplace and that they shouldn’t speak face to face with men.

PwC’s retired partners share £100m windfall

More than 1,000 former partners of PwC, including one who is now a senior member of the accounting industry’s regulator, have shared a windfall of £100m after a record year for profits at the business.

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