How a big French bank helped London tenants get back to work

L&Q social housing association secured loan by BNP Paribas under condition it helped its unemployed residents find jobsFor a couple of years Nontando Mpofu, known to her friends as Lucy, struggled to find permanent work and often found herself reli…

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Young key workers in London spend more than half of pay on rent

Harder for teachers, nurses and police to keep pace with England’s housing costs – PwCLondon and the southern regions of England are facing a dearth of teachers, nurses and police officers as rising rents make housing in large parts of the UK unafforda…

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Young key workers in London spend more than half of pay on rent

Harder for teachers, nurses and police to keep pace with England’s housing costs – PwCLondon and the southern regions of England are facing a dearth of teachers, nurses and police officers as rising rents make housing in large parts of the UK unafforda…

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Only big fines will change how the auditors audit

Splitting a firm’s audit and consulting functions has merit but only large penalties will affect proper change•Watchdog finds work of Patisserie Valerie auditor unacceptableThis time last year the Financial Reporting Council tried to read the riot act …

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The big four auditors are failing – and the watchdog’s report won’t change that | Prem Sikka

The near-collapse of BHS, Carillion and the bailed-out banks wasn’t spotted. The CMA’s remedy shows it is not fit for purposeWhat do BHS, Carillion, Conviviality, Quindell, Aero Inventory, the Co-op Bank, and London and Capital Finance have in common? …

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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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