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Scottish Parliament at Holyrood

Holyrood uses first-time tax powers to set land taxes

Edinburgh uses its tax-setting powers during the Scottish Budget

10 Oct 2014

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Jann Brown to chair UK's representative accountancy body

Former Cairn Energy CFO to chair the CCAB

04 Jul 2014

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Baker Tilly faces FRC investigation over Tanfield Group audit

FRC confirms formal investigation after probing the audit firm in 2010

11 Jun 2014

ICAS: ‘Shouty’ tax debate obscures future Scottish plans

Tax debate has meant Scotland's voters have little knowledge of key facts, warns ICAS

21 May 2014

ICAS profits fall but member numbers break 20,000

Regulatory burdens impact ICAS figures, while more non-Scots-based members sees subscriptions clear 20,000

25 Apr 2014

No pay rise in last year for quarter of accountants

Accountants feel their rate of pay has not kept up with the cost of living

07 Mar 2014

LLP tax guidance could be too little, too late for firms

HMRC's taxation of LLPs guidance may help firms' decisions, but 6 April deadline looms

26 Feb 2014

UK accounting bodies ‘should merge’ according to readers

Nearly two thirds of readers see a merger of the UK's accountancy institutes should happen, according to an Accountancy Age poll

27 Jun 2013

Leader: Will younger generation push for a UK institute?

Will British institutes learn from a New Zealand/Australia merger - or have the Trans/Tasmans already learned from them?

17 Jun 2013

Institute tie-up on far side of world has UK ramifications

UK institutes should take heed if New Zealand and Australia are able to create a new joint trans-Tasman accountancy body

17 Jun 2013

Naming tax avoidance scheme promoters risky, warn tax heads

Naming and shaming tax avoidance promoters may simply advertise their services, institute tax heads warn lords

15 May 2013

Tweedie: Audit reports "hopeless"

ICAS's president says the audit report fails to deliver value and transparency for investors

22 Apr 2013

Complaints pile up over changes to accounting regulations

Institutes flag up a multitude of concerns over the government's proposed changes to micro-entity financial reporting

03 Apr 2013

Leader: Institute members unlikely to welcome another 'alliance'

ICAS and the ICAEW's new global alliance likely to have members question its value, says Kevin Reed

28 Feb 2013

ICAEW and ICAS join global chartered accountancy group

Chartered Accountants Worldwide formed to promoted the importance of chartered accountants

27 Feb 2013

Institutes amend RTI guidance

A joint body of accounting institutes draws up amended guidance to aid practitioners in their shift to real-time PAYE

27 Feb 2013

Sir David Tweedie: Audit upheaval a "wonderful opportunity"

ICAS president says audit standard setters' plans could make audits more vital to stakeholders - and show off the work undertaken

17 Jan 2013

FRC and ICAS investigate auditor competencies

FRC's conduct committee and ICAS join forces to look into whether auditor competency is fit for purpose in the current climate

21 Nov 2012

ICAS is right – Scottish tax autonomy needs defining

The issues regarding Scotland's increasing tax autonomy need urgent addressing, notes Calum Fuller

16 Nov 2012

ICAS: Holyrood needs to outline tax system

The Scottish government needs to be clearer on its tax future, says ICAS

16 Nov 2012

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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