gender diversity

29 March, 2017

Financial services firms battle to increase female applications

Only a third of UK financial services firms have seen an increase in the number of female applicants despite targeted recruitment campaigns. According to research from professional services firm P...

10 March, 2017

Governance uncertainty prompted by Trump unlikely to end ESG demands

Shareholder pressure in the US over environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues is likely to continue, despite the uncertainty that surrounds the future of governance following the election of D...

25 January, 2017

Unions and business groups unite to call for strengthened governance

In a rare act of unity, leaders from unions and the business world have joined together in urging the UK prime minister to beef up corporate governance.

10 October, 2016

Caution urged over UK executive pay

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PwC, pricewaterhousecoopers

1 September, 2016

PwC pays £2.3m fine over Cattles audit

Big Four audit firm PwC has been fined £3.5m, reduced to £2.3m after mitigation, for its audit in 2007 of subprime lender Cattles and its subsidiary Welcome Finance. Simon Bradburn, the PwC partn...

5 July, 2016

Capita appoints Powell as chairman

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10 June, 2016

Tax transparency is here to stay

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8 September, 2015

FTSE 100 continues pay restraint

FTSE 100 companies have continued with restraint for executive pay, according to PwC, the professional services firm. Research reveals that one-third (36%) of CEOs received no salary increase thi...

16 June, 2015

Longevity of US auditors criticised

The tenure of auditors in the US has come under pressure from investors who claim it is difficult to see how they can remain independent after serving the same client for decades, sometimes as long as...