Sports Direct’s delayed accounts spell crunch time for auditors Grant Thornton

Work by firm that audited Patisserie Valerie deemed substandard by Financial Reporting CouncilOne part of Sports Direct’s plea about the delay in publishing full-year results is credible. The firm’s auditor, Grant Thornton, is struggling to repair its …

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Butterless puff pastry is bad enough. But other food hacks can be fatal | Felicity Cloake

Patisserie Valerie’s substitution of marge caused shock – but it’s part of an infamous tradition blighting the restaurant industryThe revelation that struggling bakery chain Patisserie Valerie was so strapped for cash under its previous management that…

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Surely British business can do better than Mike Ashley and Philip Green? | Josie Cox

Ashley’s Patisserie Valerie U-turn and the accusations levelled at Green suggest something has gone terribly wrongHere’s a question. Do you really think that two white billionaires with a penchant for excess, questionable morals and a slew of scandals …

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