Sports Direct has appointed RSM as its new auditor, succeeding Grant Thornton.
The sporting goods retailer has made the appointment after struggling to find a replacement for Grant Thornton, which stepped down as auditor following the business’ AGM in September.
The appointment follows Sport Direct being put under pressure to appoint a new auditor without government intervention. Following Grant Thornton’s resignation, Sports Direct was the first major listed business that had failed to appoint an auditor, in breach of stock market rules.
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