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Steinhoff swaps auditors to Mazars after accounting problems

South African retail giant Steinhoff international, which owns Poundland in the UK, has hired Mazars Netherlands as auditor, replacing Deloitte. ‘The Dutch Mazars audit team will work closely with colleagues in the UK, South Africa and France and in other jurisdictions where possible,’ Steinhoff confirmed.

Halfords accounts change puts KPMG in spotlight

A £12m writedown by Halfords has brought fresh scrutiny of the record of Peter Meehan, the KPMG partner who audited collapsed government outsourcer Carillion.

Grant Thornton delays accounts as partner pay drops

The firm has told the regulator it would file its accounts next year, having changed its year end from 30 June to 31 December.

Mothercare calls in KPMG

Mothercare has drafted in restructuring experts KPMG to assess options for its struggling UK business.

EY accused of failing to report drug gang’s gold bar money laundering

Big Four accountancy firm EY failed to report evidence of smuggling by a criminal gang that was using black market gold to launder dirty money, according to a new investigation.

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