Articles by Accountancy Age Staff

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Review of pre-packs needed to allay concerns

The Government’s planned review of pre-pack administrations is needed to allay concerns argues Andrew Taylor

01 May 2013

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National Grid reviews pension schemes

National Grid confirms review of its two defined benefit pension schemes in an attempt to control the cost of future accrual

30 Apr 2013

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MPs call for single workplace pensions regulator - UPDATED

Workplace pensions governance should be overseen by a single regulatory body latest Work and Pensions Committee report says

25 Apr 2013

Interview: Littlejohn's Paul Hopper discusses PKF International

Littlejohn's managing partner talks to Accountancy Age about joining PKF International

25 Apr 2013

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9" review

The Kindle Fire HD has improved on its smaller sibling with a larger and higher-quality display, but the issues around performance and usability remain

19 Apr 2013

Keep flawed Share for Rights off the shoproom floor

The tax implications of offering employees shares in small business is just one reason why the scheme won't work

18 Apr 2013

Legal & General Investment Management names new CFO

LGIM recruits Siobhan Boylan as chief financial officer

11 Apr 2013

Administrators report £90m debt and SRA probe at Cobbetts

Law firm ran up liabilities of more than £90m before its collapse a report by KPMG administrators reveals

05 Apr 2013

Don't wait for a scandal to rein in internal controls

Although it is widely agreed that spreadsheets incur errors, accountants shouldn’t wait until a scandal hits and regulators step in before they take precautions writes Therese Tucker

05 Apr 2013

Pension funding wiped out by increase in liabilities

An increase in liabilities across UK pensions has wiped out any improvements to funding levels in the last quarter

03 Apr 2013

Conundrum in cross-border insolvency tackled by Cayman Islands

A Cayman Island court has brought the issue of cross-border co-operation in insolvencies cases back onto the agenda possibly giving practitioners more room for maneuver explains Devi Shah

03 Apr 2013

Tension grows as EU audit decision looms

A recent Brussels conference captured the full range of views over the future structure of the audit market

02 Apr 2013

The Practitioner: No post-holiday blues

An extended break for The Practitioner sees the mojo return

27 Mar 2013

Dentons buys RSM Tenon’s personal pension book

RSM Tenon has sold its self-invested personal pension arm to Dentons Pension Management

27 Mar 2013

HMRC rules fund rebates to consumers are taxable

HMRC rules it will tax fund rebates paid to consumers from April 2013

26 Mar 2013

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