The recommendations of Lord Hutton may seem eminently sensible in a normal world, but the current parlous state of the public sector can hardly be regarded as normal.
The public sector is currently experiencing swingeing cuts, with up to 20% of staff facing redundancy, a pay freeze for staff on more than £18,000 a year and most public sector workers being made to feel...
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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