Articles by Accountancy Age Staff

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PPF takes on BDP scheme to stave off insolvency

Pension Protection Fund takes on pension scheme of architectural business BDP which will save the company from administration

13 Aug 2013

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Administrations freed from pension liability chains

Pension liabilities have been downgraded to unsecured creditor status which has freed the funds to allow a bigger payout to the many in administrations explains Neil Smyth

05 Aug 2013

UK Supreme Court

Supreme Court quashes Nortel/Lehman pension rulings

The Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that pension payments in insolvencies should be treated as an expense of the administration

24 Jul 2013

FCA ends iSoft accounting fraud court battle

Second retrial ruled 'not in the public interest' says Financial Conduct Authority

24 Jul 2013

The AA Top 50 minus one

The course of true love (and putting together the Top 50) never runs smooth

23 Jul 2013

No more magic wand on pension advice

Supreme Court ruling limits power of court to “void” actions by trustees based on pension advice which suffer unintended consequences explains Stuart Pickford

16 Jul 2013

Transfer Pricing - A Necessary Evil?

If transfer pricing's so bad, what are the alternatives? ask Will James and David Sayers

11 Jul 2013

Begbies Traynor profits halve in latest financial report

Profits and revenue drop at Begbies, but the firm also manages to reduce net debt

04 Jul 2013

CIPFA appoints new chief executive

Rob Whiteman, currently head of operational systems transformation at the Home Office, succeeds Steve Freer at CIPFA in Septembe

28 Jun 2013

Client portal sector "a market reaching maturity" - Wolters Kluwer

Having previously been considered too "exotic", accountancy firms are increasingly using client portals, Wolters Kluwer finds

27 Jun 2013

UK accounting bodies ‘should merge’ according to readers

Nearly two thirds of readers see a merger of the UK's accountancy institutes should happen, according to an Accountancy Age poll

27 Jun 2013

Europe stalls on financial transaction tax

The introduction of a European financial transaction tax could be delayed by six months

26 Jun 2013

FRP administrators called to UK based food manufacturer

Q Cold enters administration after the loss of a key contract

26 Jun 2013

SME owners' time consumed by admin

Many SMEs spend more time on admin than on strategy planning, a survey finds

25 Jun 2013

Jo Swinson: More needed but insolvency reform step in the right direction

Consumer affairs minister Jo Swinson writes for Accountancy Age on the incoming reforms to insolvency practitioners’ regulation.

05 Jun 2013

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