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Audit trilogue negotiations set to restart

Negotiations on between parliament, the EU Council and European Commission on EU audit reform set to restart

16 Dec 2013

AS2013: Balls questions government lending policies

Shadow chancellor claims net lending to businesses down £100bn compared to May 2010

05 Dec 2013

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EU audit reform talks suspended

Audit reform negotiations called off as MEPs fail to agree to compromises put forward by parliament

05 Dec 2013

British MEP confident of deal on EU audit reform

Sajjad Karim optimistic of agreeing common approach to EU audit reforms by end of the year

26 Nov 2013

EU tells IASB and Efrag to toughen up governance regimes

Europe calls for IASB funding arrangements to be reliant on the IASB updating its own governance

08 Oct 2013

Close season endangers swift passage of EU audit reform

Commentary on Juri's recent clearance of its version of rules to revise company audits tends to be "let's try to make the best of things"

30 Apr 2013

Thatcher’s reforms led to today’s economic turmoil, say readers

Economic reforms made by Margaret Thatcher during her tenure as prime minister led to today's economic turmoil, say Accountancy Age readers

18 Apr 2013

Colin: What's Maggie's epitaph?

Colin speculates what The Iron Lady's epitaph might be

10 Apr 2013

MPs question Homer's ability to lead HMRC

MPs in the Home Affairs Committee say they are "astounded" Lin Homer is now chief executive of HMRC following her record at the UK Border Agency

25 Mar 2013

The sobering effect of the ‘small beer budget’ on M&A deals

Alvarez & Marsal's Ian Fleming looks at the business side of the Budget

22 Mar 2013

Budget 2013: After the ‘omnishambles’, the ‘aspiration’

Osborne successfully averts a repeat of his 2012 'omnishambles', but not entirely without controversy

22 Mar 2013

Budget 2013: Govt abandons smoothing plans

The Treasury will not be pursuing plans to smooth assets and liabilities of schemes to reduce deficits

21 Mar 2013

Budget 2013: Tax reliefs tap into entrepreneurial spirit

Osborne announces series of measures aimed at encouraging growth in SME sector

20 Mar 2013

Budget 2013: Corporation tax cut as growth halved

Income tax threshold raised to £10,000 and corporation tax cut to 20% among measures in 2013 Budget as growth forecast halved

20 Mar 2013

Exporters queue up as QE is put off again

Importers may want to consider their hedging options with a weak Pound - while exporters lord it up

12 Mar 2013

Short-termism poisoning pension fund returns, MPs told

Fund managers' and pension funds’ pursuit of short-term investment is causing severely reduced returns panel of MPs hear

28 Feb 2013

Audit reform aboard the slow train of Europe

An initial vote on controversial reforms of the audit market are due in March, but don't be surprised by more delays

28 Jan 2013

Separate rules for banks a "mistake", Lawson told

Big Four tell Lord Lawson imposing a different accounting regime for banks would be a mistake

24 Jan 2013

Jaguar Land Rover CFO voices UK-EU relationship concern

Kenneth Gregor cautions against "barriers" that would arise if the UK is "set aside from Europe

23 Jan 2013

Politicians should leave pensions alone

Ed Balls' proposal to engage in another tax raid on pensions could cause more problems than it solves, writes George Bull

04 Jan 2013

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