Reuters reports this morningthat Deloitte UK has named Ruth Markland as an independent non-executive director on 1 June. This comes as she steps down from Standard Chartered's board.
Markland succeeds Dame DeAnne Julius.
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Liverpool accountant sets marathon world records
Grant Thornton accountant Tom Joneshas set the world record for fastest runner to complete a marathon while dressed as a guitar. The 27-year-old completed the London marathon at the weekend in four hours, 26 minutes, and it is one of 12 marathons he is completing this year to raise money for cancer.