Calls for breaking up the big four accounting firms are on the rise following audit failures at Carillion and retailer BHS. In a first such intervention, with the role played by accounting firm KPMG in the collapse of construction company… Read More ›
Day: April 3, 2019
Growing consensus in UK cabinet to accept customs union with the EU
This report from The Sun should be viewed with caution since the option to keep Britain in a customs union with the EU, was defeated by three votes during a round of indicative voting on alternative Brexit options on Monday.
Lockheed Martin awarded $2.4 billion contract for sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia
The development seals the deal which both countries entered into in Nov. 2018 for 44 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense launchers, missiles and related equipment. According to a statement by the Pentagon, Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $2.4… Read More ›
Will take “long hard look” at British operation in case of a cliff-hanger Brexit: Ford Motor
Ford builds only engines in the UK. It does not build any cars. On Tuesday, U.S. carmaker Ford Motor stated, it would have to take a “long, hard look” at its British operations, including two of its engine factories, if… Read More ›