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LIVE BLOG: Tesco's trading update

Welcome to the Accountancy Age/Financial Director live blog, where we will cover all the relevant issues and opinions that arise from Tesco's crucial trading update

23 Oct 2014

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Milsted Langdon welcomes first female insolvency practitioner

Rachel makes company history 17 years after starting at firm

21 Oct 2014

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Former Rangers owner Whyte in 15-year directorship ban

Craig Whyte banned from holding company directorships after the Insolvency Service holds he acted without consultation with fellow directors

01 Oct 2014

Easterby latest to leave Baker Tilly for Quantuma

Qualified insolvency practitioner Richard Easterby leaves Baker Tilly to join Quantuma as senior manager

23 Sep 2014

ICAEW chief bemoans 'lack of detail' in Ed Balls action plan

Michael Izza disappointed at the lack of book balancing detail in Ed Balls Budget plan

23 Sep 2014

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

23 Sep 2014

Groups want UK business consideration after Scot ‘no' vote

Business groups want business views heard as thoughts turn to the upshot and promises made following the 'no' vote

19 Sep 2014

Survey reveals gender pay gap perceptions

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

09 Sep 2014

Two non-exec hires for HMRC

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

02 Sep 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

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

EY senior manager walks into Bovill wealth management team

Neil Walking leaves the EY’s regulatory practice after four years

07 Aug 2014

NHS accountant jailed over £2m fraud

NHS accountant at two primary care trusts set up standing orders to own accounts in order to buy property

30 Jul 2014

Accounting and finance staff demand leaps

Survey reveals employers pushing to bring more accountants on board

25 Jul 2014

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

21 Jul 2014

Gauke promoted in government reshuffle

David Gauke made financial secretary to the Treasury

16 Jul 2014

Jann Brown to chair UK's representative accountancy body

Former Cairn Energy CFO to chair the CCAB

04 Jul 2014

Accountants have itchy feet despite 5% pay rise

Many accountants looking to move in the next 12 months, despite seeing their salary and bonus increase

30 Jun 2014

CIMA members face 5% subs hike as institute seeks move

Despite a good 2013, CIMA lines up subs fee hike and efficiency savings as it looks to move into a new office

21 May 2014

Former Vodafone CFO Halford joins Standard Chartered

Andy Halford will join Standard Chartered on 16 June

19 May 2014

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

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