WATCHDOG INVESTIGATES DELOITTE FOR LOOKERS AUDITS

The Financial Reporting Council  has commenced an investigation into the audits by accountancy firm Deloitte  of the financial statements of dealership group Lookers plc for the years ended 31 December 2017 and 2018.

Lookers’ Altrincham HQ

The decision was made at a meeting of the Conduct Committee on 23 February 2021.
The investigation will be conducted by the FRC’s Enforcement Division under the Audit Enforcement Procedure.

2016: FPS, APEC AND BTN TURBO TO BE SOLD 

In 202o, Deloitte resigned as auditor following the publication of the 2019 results. A ‘black hole’ of £19m appeared in the accounts stretching back over several years.

Lookers Group previously owned FPS Distribution, Apec Braking and BTN Turbo, all of which were sold to Alliance Automotive Group in 2016.

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Published by Greg Whitaker

Editor of CAT Magazine and an experienced motoring journalist @GregWhitaker5

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