Tag Archives: PwC

The necessary and sufficient conditions for legitimate capitalism

This open letter to the Senior Partners of the Big 4 was posted by The Accountant on 26th October 2017. “The necessary and sufficient conditions for legitimate capitalism.” Dear Senior Partners (of Deloitte, EY, PwC & KPMG) I write as … Continue reading

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Big 4 failing in critical areas of integration and inclusivity

Following the publication of the Maturity Institute’s recent report on the Big 4 accounting firms (see The Accountant’s review), MI sent an open letter to the senior partners, asking them to justify their current business models in terms of Total … Continue reading

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MI to audit ‘Big 4’ behaviours and practices

As the world’s first, ‘whole system management’ institute, MI has a set of universal standards. We use these to rate how well organizations are performing today and the probability that they will continue to perform and grow in value. The rating … Continue reading

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PwC – The March of the Clones

“The big-four accountancy firm PwC is facing criticism over potential conflicts of interest after advising Britain’s top water watchdog at the same time as several water and sewage companies.” This story today in the Financial Times, about PwC’s conlicting roles … Continue reading

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Reporting on the value of people – the SSE Report

On 31st March 2015 the Global Index of Human Capital Management (OMINDEX) was launched with an overview guide  of the findings from its research.  Included in the Index was the Scottish energy company SSE, which had been awarded a BB- … Continue reading

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Moving the performance paradigm: getting beyond ‘‘best practice’’

“That’s the state of play in human resources today – mindless imitation of what others are doing, little to no systematic evaluation of the effectiveness of management practices and programs, infrequent data-driven diagnoses of the problems HR is expected to … Continue reading

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