Colin

Affleck prepares for The Accountant

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

27 Jan 2015

Lib Dems to tax wealthy more

Colin: Captain Obvious joins the Lib Dems

Colin wonders what other bleeding obvious policies the Lib Dems will announce in the run-up to the election

22 Jan 2015

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Colin: Nightmare relief

Colin ponders the reality of government thinking around tax reliefs

19 Jan 2015

Colin: Uber tax, Uber problems

Colin wonders whether Uber's customers could perhaps operate their tipping system in the same manner that the minicab business operates its app

16 Jan 2015

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

16 Dec 2014

Colin: We all eventually have a wise moment

Colin can see the wisdom in at least one of the Autumn Statement policies

04 Dec 2014

Colin: Plastic fantastic

Colin envisages the typical Cyber Monday shopper in the Top 50+50 firms' offices

01 Dec 2014

Colin: Tax powers could be a right old dog fight

Colin imagines how Scotland's new tax powers could play out

28 Nov 2014

Colin: Post-awards emotion

For some, the British Accountancy Awards can be emotionally demanding

27 Nov 2014

Colin: Pre-award jitters

Colin's excited about tonight's British Accountancy Awards

25 Nov 2014

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

20 Nov 2014

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

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

14 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

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

24 Oct 2014

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

06 Oct 2014

Colin: Two things in life were guaranteed...

... but now no more, Colin notes

02 Oct 2014

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

24 Sep 2014

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

23 Sep 2014

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

19 Sep 2014

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

12 Sep 2014

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The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

Colin: Captain Obvious joins the Lib Dems

Colin wonders what other bleeding obvious policies the Lib Dems will announce in the run-up to the election

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