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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.
A £12m writedown by Halfords has brought fresh scrutiny of the record of Peter Meehan, the KPMG partner who audited collapsed government outsourcer Carillion.
Mothercare has drafted in restructuring experts KPMG to assess options for its struggling UK business.
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.