Companies will be forced to reveal who their true owners are on a public register as part of government plans to tackle "the darker side of capitalism" unveiled by business secretary Vince Cable.
Under the rules, which require parliamentary approval, shareholders with more than a 25% stake in a UK-registered company would have to provide personal details such as their name, nationality and date...
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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