UK - The House of Commons work and pensions committee has launched an inquiry to examine the department for work and pensions' management of information technology projects.
It will focus on best practice and look at issues such as the simplification of policy before drawing up IT specification and whether bespoke IT systems ever work successfully.
Submissions must be received by December 31.
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
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