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Deloitte sells Gherkin to Brazilian billionaire

Receivers from Deloitte sell iconic City landmark to Brazilian billionaire Joseph Safra

11 Nov 2014

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When is the right time to step aside?

Paul Lees, founder of conference call provider Powwownow, is stepping aside as CEO. He looks at the importance of knowing when the time is right to move on

07 Nov 2014

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London property amasses 90% of HMRCs high-end tax bonanza

The latest figures show the taxman raised £100m through the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) in 2013-14, with the capital contributing £89m.

07 Nov 2014

EY aims to treble strategy consulting practice by 2020

EY plans to grow strategy consulting practice to over 2,500 professionals by 2020, and appoints a new global leader for the business

07 Nov 2014

Taking Stock: Dozy government MPs ‘snooze’ through key insolvency vote

Government MPs apparently forget to vote on a key committee-stage amendment to the Small Business, Enterprise, and Employment Bill

06 Nov 2014

Taking Stock: ICAEW's audit party blues

‘Scheduling issues' mean that ICAEW's big audit bash has been cancelled until next year

06 Nov 2014

BDO loses blur audit to KPMG

The Exeter-based services-commerce company said the change in auditor would happen with immediate effect

06 Nov 2014

MacIntyre Hudson appointed trustee for bankrupt England goalkeeper

MHA MacIntyre Hudson partner Mick Sanders appointed trustee in bankruptcy for former England international goalkeeper David James

05 Nov 2014

US lawyers called in by PwC to investigate Phones 4U

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan called in by Phones 4U administrators as part of the insolvency investigation

05 Nov 2014

KPMG in dock over admitted audit code breaches

The cases revolve around breaches of the FRC's Ethical Standards for Auditors code

05 Nov 2014

BDO anti-fraud experts join PKF Littlejohn

Jim Gee's team of three to provide anti-fraud and forensic services to clients, and those of the PKF network

05 Nov 2014

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

05 Nov 2014

Colin: NWN do the numbers of the beast

Colin couldn't help but wonder what doing the accounts of one of the world's greatest rock bands is like

04 Nov 2014

Best Practice: Alliotts' Chris Cairns

From the Great Wall to the Masai, Alliotts partner Chris Cairns explains why the firm takes an international approach to business

04 Nov 2014

EY ends Deloitte's 14-year audit role at RBS

The bank announced that EY had wrested the account from incumbent Deloitte, which has been the institution's auditor fore the last 14 years

04 Nov 2014

Prepack deal saves London Mining's Sierra Leone mine

The mineran into "severe liquidity issues" caused by a combination of high costs, falling iron ore prices and the impact of the Ebola virus

03 Nov 2014

KPMG administrators make redundancies at PCS Brands

The employees were all culled from PCS Brands, a manufacturing business which makes metal bake ware, cookware and wine racks together with the distribution of cutlery under the Viners Brand

03 Nov 2014

EY and Grant Thornton beef up transactions teams

Senior appointments made by EY and Grant Thornton suggests deals sentiment is growing

03 Nov 2014

Ten firms in race to claim Morison UK membership

Chief executive of international accountancy network Morison International Liza Robbins tells Accountancy Age she is in discussions with ten firms about UK membership

03 Nov 2014

PwC overhauls KPMG as top AIM 100 auditor

PwC replaces KPMG as the leading AIM 100 auditor after pulling in three new clients

03 Nov 2014

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

The Practitioner: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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