Politics

Ed Davey

Controversial insolvency reports to be made public

BIS minister Ed Davey tries to combat the lack of confidence in pre-pack administrations by making transparency reports publicly available

31 Mar 2011

European Union flag

Pace of change to new accounting rules frightens EC

Jeroen Hooijer warns that major accounting standards project requires more road-testing

31 Mar 2011

Lord MacGregor with Lords audit report

Don't replace UK GAAP with IFRS, say Lords

Lords inquiry into audit during the banking crisis concludes that IFRS is "inferior" to UK GAAP

30 Mar 2011

Bank auditors accused of "complacency"

Lords committee demands statutory obligation for bank auditors to meet with regulators more frequently

30 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Video - Budget analysis 2011

What are the implications of George Osborne's 2011 Budget?

24 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Audio - Budget analysis 2011

What are the implications of George Osborne's 2011 Budget?

24 Mar 2011

Budget2011: At last, a government that listens

You may not agree with the Budget, but you have to agree with the open way it has been put together

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: 'It's hurting but not working', says Labour leader

Ed Miliband has ridiculed government claims that its 2011 Budget is about growth and recovery

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Full coverage

In-depth coverage of George Osborne's Budget. All the latest news, views and opinions

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: GDP forecast downgraded

UK GDP forecast for 2011 downgraded from 2.1% to 1.7%

23 Mar 2011

Timetable for real time PAYE reporting questioned

Pain of PAYE reform: the roll-out of HMRC's real time information programme is causing real concerns

23 Mar 2011

HMRC faces long road to recovery

The pressure is on the taxman to cut costs while transforming its service and increasing the revenue it raises

23 Mar 2011

George Osborne's place in history

Has the chancellor done enough to go down in history as a great chancellor?

23 Mar 2011

Colin 24 Feb 2011

04 Mar 2011

Dealing with disaster

Pakistan’s accountants are dealing with the damage caused by last summer’s floods

26 Jan 2011

In a Pickles

The abolition of the Audit Commission needs a rethink

13 Jan 2011

Seats of power

20 Dec 2010

More aggression expected from taxman

Cut to the bone: a leaner taxman will be under great strain and more aggressive in its dealings, advisers fear

04 Nov 2010

Draft IFRS for SMEs expected tomorrow

New code to be released amid concern over business costs

28 Oct 2010

Audit firm division should be explored

Conflicts of interest could be avoided if firms are split, inquiry told

28 Oct 2010

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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

Taking Stock: TS match special

Two of the Top 50+50's big hitters went head-to-head in the County Cricket Championship

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

Taking Stock: No humble pie after anti-PwC newspaper ad

PwC US and PwC Gibraltar namechecked in what TS can only describe as a 'cryptic' newspaper advert

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