Watchdog calls for UK’s big four accountancy firms to be split up

Competition regulator says huge outfits should also have to work with smaller rivalsThe “big four” accountancy firms could be partially split up and forced to work with smaller rivals, under proposals made by the competition watchdog following a number…

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The financial sector must be at the heart of tackling climate change

A new report from the Network for Greening the Financial System shows the industry is key to achieving a low-carbon economyThe catastrophic effects of climate change are already visible around the world. From blistering heatwaves in North America to ty…

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How women can invest more ethically | Letters

We need to think hard about the kind of future our money is going to support through our investments, writes Mary Stevens of Friends of the Earth. Plus a letter from Margaret SquiresYour article on why women need to start investing to exercise more con…

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Wall Street loves socialism for bankers, but not for ordinary people | Robert Reich

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon decries socialism. Unless of course it’s the banks that need a government bailoutIn his annual letter to shareholders, distributed last week, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon took aim at socialism, warning it would be “a disaster…

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