Sunday Times Rich List sees a number of accountants riding
high in the charts.
ICAEW-qualified Peter Hargreaves, co-founder of Hargeaves Lansdown, comes in
at 111th with a £570m fortune.
Jasminder Singh, an accountant who work in the hotel business with his
family’s Edwardian Group, is placed at 204th with £330m.
Peter Harrison, a chartered accountant from Cheshire, is 327th at £199m. He
bought and sold three retail parks last year, making a £10m profit – but won’t
see a penny as the sales were undertaken on behalf of the Peter Harrison
Foundation, which helps disabled and disadvantaged children.
Iceland head Andrew Pritchard is worth £166m, and placed 395th on the Rich
New entries include Aref Karim, a charatered accountant whose Quality Capital
Management business in Surrey has been a “huge success”, according to the Rich
List. He is placed 431st at £150m.
Simon Dolan, owner of SJD Accountancy is a new entry at 967th, with £65m.
Former CIoT president Stephen Coleclough was sentenced to 14 months in prison, suspended for two years.
According to Robert Half’s annual FTSE 100 CEO Tracker, one in four FTSE 100 bosses hold accounting qualifications
Deloitte to divest transactional property teams by 31 May after conflicts with audit operation
Tax vacancies rose by 11% in London and the south east during Q1 of 2016, compared to the same period last year.