Practice regulation

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Elaine Clark wants accountancy voucher power

An e-petition calling for start-ups to receive a government voucher for accountants' advice could put profession into the spotlight

28 Feb 2012

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KPMG's trainees learn a harsh business lesson

KPMG's audit trainees now understand that bonuses aren't set in stone

24 Feb 2012

Key to success

Make a success of your fee structure

Make sure your success fees have been properly drafted and structured - or risk going through the courts to chase payment

20 Feb 2012

James Perman & Co forced to pay FSA costs

Scottish accountancy firm forced to pay costs after losing battle against the FSA

20 Feb 2012

Accounting academic says FRC should be scrapped

Bournemouth University professor calls for Financial Reporting Council to be canned as it fails to tackle accounting and auditing problems

15 Feb 2012

HMRC vexes with record checks attitude

13 Feb 2012

Ex-Vantis tax director jailed for shares fraud

David Perrin has been jailed for 18 months for charity tax fraud

08 Feb 2012

Lawson urges tougher audit reforms from Brussels

Former chancellor urges European Commission to create rules for auditors

08 Feb 2012

Treasury unaware of tax write off

Treasury "surprised" to learn that £10.9bn of unpaid tax had been written off by HM Revenue and Customs in one year, according committee of MPs

07 Feb 2012

Smaller practices weighed down by burden of regulation

Around 30% of respondents to an IFAC survey chose burden of regulation and economic uncertainty as the biggest challenges

03 Feb 2012

RSM Tenon's plight puts listed firm model under scrutiny

RSM Tenon's profit warning and boardroom has reignited debate over the merits of accounting firms going public

31 Jan 2012

No merger for ICAEW/CIPFA

Despite close working relationship, there are no plans to revisit an ICAEW/CIPFA merger

25 Jan 2012

Was listed status key to Raynor's departure?

A privately-owned RSM Tenon would still have Andy Raynor at the helm, argues Kevin Reed

25 Jan 2012

Accounting litigation experts join Orrick

Matthew Lawson and Simon Willis join London office to provide dispute services for accountants

19 Jan 2012

Charity tax scam 'won't survive', says taxman

Rules on tax relief for charitable donations have been tightened since accountant's tax scam

18 Jan 2012

Has the Power List provoked you?

Kevin Reed looks at some of the choice picks from the 2012 Financial Power List, and reminisces about the 2011 vintage

17 Jan 2012

KPMG shows breadth in its insolvency division

KPMG not shy to pick up work big and small in insolvency

11 Jan 2012

PwC to be investigated over Barclays audit

AADB reviews firm's compliance with FSA client asset rules

19 Dec 2011

When push comes to shove for Hartnett

Despite some sterling work, Dave Hartnett could end up with an unpalatable legacy

12 Dec 2011

CIMA disciplinary highlights office holders' risk

CIMA refused indemnity to a council member accused of misconduct – are other officers at risk?

06 Dec 2011

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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

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

Taking Stock: Blessed are the tax collectors

Is tax avoidance sinful? TS muses

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

CONFIRMED - Accountants are sexy beasts

Accountants are among the most interesting workers in the bedroom, apparently

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