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Compeition Commission

Audit market 'barriers' worry Competition Commission

Competition Commission flags up high barriers to entry as one issue among many affecting the audit market

08 Dec 2011

Mid-tier firms rush to be LinkedIn

Mid-tier firms have embraced LinkedIn, roughly doubling their usage in the past year

08 Dec 2011

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Jeremy Newman wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Outgoing BDO International chief executive Jeremy Newman wins the British Accountancy Awards' Lifetime Achievement Award

01 Dec 2011

BDO global revenues up 4%

Middle East and Asia Pacific performance sees BDO revenues increase in 2011

24 Nov 2011

Audit competition inquiry accelerates

The Big Four and Grant Thornton have submitted strong initial statements to the Competition Commission's audit inquiry

23 Nov 2011

BDO: Majority of audit committee reports unsatisfactory

Audit committee reports falling short of corporate governance best practice, BDO claims

25 Oct 2011

OFT refers audit market to Competition Commission

Following a recent consultation into audit in some of the largest companies the OFT has referred the issue to the Competition Commission

21 Oct 2011

Outgoing BDO chief: Not shy or retiring

Jeremy Newman, departing global head of BDO, reviews his tenure with much pride and a few regrets

12 Oct 2011

Outgoing BDO chief considers public sector move

Outgoing BDO global chief Jeremy Newman might look to the public sector for his next role

11 Oct 2011

BDO administrators called to The Sony Centre

David Gilbert and Andrew Beckingham are appointed administrators to Sony retailer Sonnex Communications

28 Sep 2011

Audit proposals fan flames of debate

Stakeholders are up in arms following a leaked draft of Barnier's green paper on audit

27 Sep 2011

RSM Tenon boosts London tax team

Steve Besford from BDO and Sandy Cochrane from Grant Thornton are recruited to RSM Tenon’s London tax team

21 Sep 2011

Finance chiefs eyeing horizon

CFOs are confident in their global expansion plans, BDO study shows

20 Sep 2011

BDO: Annual report users question value

Users of annual reports fear the documents are not reliable performance indicators, but rely on them nonetheless

06 Sep 2011

Who's riding the IFRS gravy train?

IFRS consultancy work can be lucrative, but who's cashing in the cheques?

22 Aug 2011

Ofgem: BDO to probe energy pricing

BDO will examine whether energy companies understate profits to justify raising retail prices

22 Aug 2011

BDO receives extension as Halliwells administrators

Dermot Power and Shay Bannon receive extension as administrators to collapsed law firm Halliwells

17 Aug 2011

Firm favourites: Cosying up to regulators

Firms, institutes and regulators are one big happy family, but what does this mean for professional oversight?

02 Aug 2011

Audit inspectors optimistic despite firm shortcomings

Audit inspectors claim standards are improving at the top-six firms, but the results tell a different story

01 Aug 2011

BDO urged to avoid cross-selling

BDO's growth should not lead to non-audit services being sold to audit clients, says AIU

26 Jul 2011

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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