The Carillion logo on hoarding at  the Midland Metropolitan Hospital construction site in the UK. Photograph: James Beck/Bloomberg

There’s never a silver lining when a company fails, not to mind one that once reported revenues of more than £5.2 billion (€5.9 billion). As with the (...)

PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the world’s top four accounting firms, said it accepted the Financial Reporting Council’s findings. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Britain’s accounting watchdog has fined audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers a record £5.1 million (€5.6 million) and given it a severe reprimand after i(...)

Standard Life made the  intervention after pressing PwC for months to address the matter. Photograph: Reuters

One of Britain’s top investors dealt a stinging rebuke to PwC at Vodafone’s annual meeting on Friday, accusing the accounting firm of failing to elimi(...)

“There is ongoing public concern about the investigation and prosecution of white collar crime.” Photograph: Getty Images

New laws to grant immunity to whistleblowers, a new Garda unit to investigate corporate crimes and changes to the way evidence is brought to court cou(...)

Corporate governance and corporate Ireland are often uncomfortable bedfellows. Photograph: iStock

The Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight has finally been set for Saturday, August 26th. Yet three days before this a battle almost as intriguing for(...)

Aidan Heavey: Mr Heavey (64) will continue to receive his chief executive remuneration and benefits for six months after stepping down

Tullow Oil’s outgoing chief executive, Aidan Heavey, has said he was “confident” the exploration group had the ability to prosper as he handed over t(...)

Independent House on Talbot street. INM says on its website that it “applies the UK Corporate Governance Code published by the Financial Reporting Council in the UK”.

Triona Mullane, a non-executive director of Independent News & Media (INM), who is jointly responsible for overseeing its corporate governance and(...)

Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green (left) and British MP Frank Field: Mr Field recently blasted the billionaire for the “evil” he had done in destroying the BHS business, its  jobs and the pension scheme. Photograph: PA

The flagship BHS store on London’s Oxford Street closed its doors for the final time last Saturday, prompting a wave of nostalgia and a rush of hard-h(...)

British bank Barclays has named KPMG as its new auditor, ending a 119-year relationship with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) amid a British regulatory in(...)

Last September, Tesco revealed it had overstated first-half profit by £250 million. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

A US law firm is asking Tesco shareholders to join a group that wants to bring a lawsuit and seek billions of pounds in compensation for losses relati(...)

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