Company news

travis-perkins

Ex-Travis Perkins FD joins Pendragon as audit committee chair

Paul Hampden Smith replaces Pendragon chairman designate Mel Egglenton as company's audit committee chair

15 May 2013

Companies House

Companies House dissolves Tweetdeck for failing to file accounts

Tweetdeck shut down for failing to file accounts despite sanctions and warnings from Companies House

09 May 2013

UK Supreme Court

Court reduces risk of scheme deficits triggering insolvency

Supreme Court upholds decision to set a high threshold in declaring a business insolvent

09 May 2013

Sage posts rise in profits as CFO departs

Half yearly earnings and sales up at Sage as CFO departs for WANdisco

09 May 2013

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

Sage announces Paul Tooth new head of accountants division

Jim Scott steps down and is succeeded by Paul Tooth at head of accountants division at Sage

30 Apr 2013

Ex-Reckitt Benckiser CFO takes non-exec role at Dunelm

Former Reckitt Benckiser CFO Liz Doherty takes non-executive role at homewares retailer Dunelm

30 Apr 2013

French Connection announce FD’s surprise departure

Roy Naismith unexpectedly leaves French Connection following difficult trading year

29 Apr 2013

Consortium buys insolvency practice Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps which handled the administration of Rangers FC is acquired by private equity consortium

26 Apr 2013

Jackie Hunt leaves Standard Life for top job at Prudential UK

Standard Life CFO leaves to become CEO of Prudential UK & Europe

26 Apr 2013

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

Consultation launches on integrated reporting framework

A consultation on draft framework to integrate non-financial data into financial statements is launched through 15 events worldwide, six of which are hosted by stock exchanges

16 Apr 2013

Leader: Does UK business really want the EU?

After Europhiles took a pasting in our big EU debate, where do they go now?

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

RPC Group brings in IAC Group’s European CFO

Simon Kesterman is appointed group FD of plastics business RPC

03 Apr 2013

UKIP takes lead in Accountancy Age's online EU Debate

Plenty of votes cast already, for both UKIP and Business for New Europe, as our EU Debate enters its next phase

26 Mar 2013

PwC falls to third place in auditor rankings

PwC is now in third place in the Adviser Rankings list in terms of FTSE 250 clients

19 Mar 2013

Advanced Computer Software acquires accounting IT for £110m

Advanced Computer Software acquires Computer Software Holdings in £110m deal, amalgamating their accounting and back-office software offerings

13 Mar 2013

More women entering profession but leadership roles still uncommon

ACCA research shows board positions still dominated by men, with PwC report highlighting the UK has slipped down the Women in Work Index

11 Mar 2013

Harrisons administrators sell Scala Publishers in pre-pack

Guide book and exhibition catalogue publisher is sold to Channon Education

11 Mar 2013

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

House of Cards

Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

Taking Stock: Honest branding for HMRC?

Everyone seems to be having fun with branding, and TS is on board with

Taking Stock: TS match special

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