Here's a doozy.
June marks the beginning of compensation season and, as usual, we'll start with PwC. Will all the blood, sweat, tears and paper cuts you've endured for the last 12 months be worth it?
Over the last week we've reported a lot on the haps inside PwC. There has been news of partner promotions, a straight talk committee and Tim Ryan's new casual wardrobe.
As we've witnessed, several accounting firms have granted their employees the privilege of wearing jeans to work.
For the last several years, we've enjoyed announcing the new PwC partners in these pages.
<== Hopefully they get to ride around in this bus.
Last week, someone posted an Open Item requesting opinions about PwC's new dress code. Then yesterday a tipster dropped us a note about it and provided some visual evidence.
Independence: its complicated. Except it isn't, really. Audits firms are conflicted because they're paid by the organizations who they're supposed to be independent of audit clients. Most people, I think, know this yet choose to ignore it. Fine.
Bloomberg reported yesterday that one of the ex-PwC employees responsible for LuxLeaks "was actually looking for training documents when he stumbled upon the files."
Hey gang, remember a couple years ago when PwC acquired Booz & Company? Remember how we all hoped the new firm would be named something fun like Boozerhouse or BoozeCoop or Company?