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Firms worried about UK's ‘illogical’ audit interpretation

Competition and Markets Authority's interpretation of EU audit rules could result in 'illogical' outcomes, accounting firms warn

10 Sep 2014

Survey reveals gender pay gap perceptions

Survey finds interpretation of requests for pay rises holds women back in accountancy

09 Sep 2014

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Leonard Curtis arranges sale of Installation Project Services

Joint administrators from Leonard Curtis sell Installation Project Services, preserving 29 jobs

05 Sep 2014

Kahn ‘steps down' from ICAEW's special industry group

Neville Kahn, of whom Vince Cable called on the ICAEW to investigate, quits the institute's special interest insolvency group

02 Sep 2014

Haslers advises on engineering firm’s MBO

Haslers helps secure the management buy-out of engineering firm Trocholics

02 Sep 2014

Two non-exec hires for HMRC

Mervyn Walker and Simon Ricketts replace the departing Philippa Hird and Norman Pickavance

02 Sep 2014

Voluntary pre-pack reforms ‘unworkable’, say AA readers

Poll of Accountancy Age readers finds opposition to Teresa Graham's pre-pack reforms

29 Aug 2014

PwC faces $1bn lawsuit over bad MF Global advice

PwC's advice on "repurchase-to-maturity" transactions was a substantial cause of the 2011 collapse of MF Global, judge claims

28 Aug 2014

Sage launches corporation tax application

Sage corporation tax will supersede the existing Sage Lite

28 Aug 2014

East India Club reviews processes after £500k fraud

The treasurer of the famous member's club transferred more than half a million pounds into one of his own account to feed his gambling addiction

27 Aug 2014

Complaints against insolvency practitioners rise 25%

Insolvency complaints gateway receives 941 complaints in year since its launch

27 Aug 2014

New masterclasses: FRS 102/small biz accounting

Accountancy Age expands on last year's successful masterclasses with new series of courses

26 Aug 2014

KPMG and EY win major listed company audits

Quintain Estates and Pennon Group choose KPMG and EY as their auditors

26 Aug 2014

Deloitte partner profits fall as modest growth posted

Improved economy should see better growth in 2014/15, says senior Deloitte partner David Sproul

26 Aug 2014

EY issues emphasis of matter note on Co-op Bank

EY says issues at the Co-operative Bank may cast doubt on its ability to continue as a going concern

22 Aug 2014

KPMG administrators set offer deadline for stricken Ferguson shipyard

KPMG joint administrators set deadline of 5pm today for offers for Ferguson Shipbuilders

21 Aug 2014

Deloitte to negotiate Mamas & Papas CVA deal

Struggling upmarket nursery chain appoints Deloitte to strike CVA with its landlords

21 Aug 2014

Reeves' Tate to serve as R3 president

Andrew Tate to serve as R3's vice-president next year, stepping up to president in 2016

21 Aug 2014

Lehman Brothers pension scheme payout agreed

£184m payout for Lehman Brothers' pension scheme members, following long legal battle

19 Aug 2014

FRC chairman Bischoff to head JP Morgan’s European arm

Watchdog denies any conflict of interest in the chairman role, which has been approved by UK financial regulators

13 Aug 2014

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Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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