Private GP firm slated by NHS watchdog enters administration

A PRIVATE out-of-hours GP firm previously rated unsafe for putting lives at risk has gone into administration. Chris Stirland and John Lowe, partners at FRP Advisory, have been appointed as joint administrators to Central Nottinghamshire Clinical Services Ltd after it ceased trading “following a termination of its services” with the Clinical Commissioning Groups of East Leicestershire […]

‘Gaps in pension regulation’ could disrupt auto enrolment success, MPs caution

GAPS in pension law and regulation have allowed “potentially unstable master trusts” onto the market, putting the success of auto enrolment at risk, a report by MPs has found. The work and pensions select committee has released a report labelling auto enrolment as so far being a “tremendous success”, but has warned of the potential […]

FRC aligns LLPs and micro-entities regimes with FRS 105 amendments

THE FRC has issued amendments to FRS 105 – Limited Liability Partnerships and Qualifying Partnerships. Following a change in legislation, which comes into force today, LLPs and qualifying partnerships can apply the micro-entities regime. FRS 105 is an accounting standard intended for financial statements of companies which qualify for the micro-entities regime. It is effective […]

Five more women added in gender discrimination lawsuit against KPMG US

FIVE MORE women have been added as named plaintiffs to the ongoing $350m (£243m) class action gender discrimination lawsuit against KPMG’s US arm. On 13 May, Sanford Heisler, the law firm representing the five plaintiffs, filed an amended complaint against the Big Four firm, which has been involved in an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit for […]

Scala quits FIFA audit brief after being ‘undermined’

THE TASK of reforming FIFA has been dealt a serious blow after its audit chief quit the scandal-hit football governing body, having seen a resolution passed which he claimed undermines the independence of its watchdog committees. The resolution, passed by 186 votes to one by the FIFA Congress, gave the FIFA Council power to appoint or “dismiss any office […]