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Martin Atkins

Best Practice: Martin Atkins of Harris Lipman

A strong insolvency skillset, and a close relationship with clients, has allowed Harris Lipman to stay on its toes despite tough circumstances

11 Apr 2013

to-do-pile

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

Euro war

Tension grows as EU audit decision looms

A recent Brussels conference captured the full range of views over the future structure of the audit market

02 Apr 2013

Budget 2013: After the ‘omnishambles’, the ‘aspiration’

Osborne successfully averts a repeat of his 2012 'omnishambles', but not entirely without controversy

22 Mar 2013

Deloitte and FRC fire opening salvoes in MG Rover tribunal

Deloitte launches defense of its role in two transactions it advised the 'Phoenix Four' on when they owned MG Rover in 2000, as FRC tribunal gets underway

12 Mar 2013

IASB changes overshadowed by break-away from FASB

A further layer of complexity is to be added to accounting regulations to help allay concerns on a future financial crisis - but it highlights separation from US body FASB

08 Mar 2013

Is the government mad to switch over HMRC's website?

Website switchover comes at a time of great upheaval for HM Revenue & Customs

08 Mar 2013

RSM Tenon pays Bentley Jennison partners £1.2m

RSM Tenon pays RSM Bentley Jennison partners £1.2m for the six months ending 31 December 2012

26 Feb 2013

Investor power at core of Competition Commission remedies

Greater visibility of work done by auditors and audit committees will prove their interests are being served

26 Feb 2013

The privilege of privilege: What the Supreme Court ruling means

Practitioners will continue to face issues around providing legal advice to clients

25 Jan 2013

Separate rules for banks a "mistake", Lawson told

Big Four tell Lord Lawson imposing a different accounting regime for banks would be a mistake

24 Jan 2013

Uncertainty concerns persist as advisors lose privilege ruling

Lord justices follow previous rulings on legal privilege: that it could cause uncertainty, and parliament will have to decide how to extend it

24 Jan 2013

Analysis: HMV latest bricks and mortar biz to fail against online

Failing to offset the slump in sales of hard copy media finally catches up with HMV

16 Jan 2013

SEIS: Who passes up a great tax deal?

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme offers investors start-ups various tax reliefs, so why has there been so few takers?

14 Jan 2013

Procrastination the biggest stumbling block in self-assessment

With the 31 January deadline fast approaching, procrastination is no longer an option for self-assessed taxpayers

09 Jan 2013

Best Practice: Clive Owen & Co

Accountancy Age speaks to Clive Owen about how getting to grips with marketing has pushed the firm to understand and promote its key skillsets

09 Jan 2013

Formal call centre strategy could get taxman over its hang-ups

Despite making noticeable improvements in its handling of taxpayers' phone calls, HMRC has a long way to go

18 Dec 2012

EC's insolvency plans not totally harmonious

Plan to create European-wide insolvency rules is heading in the right direction, but many fear that it will undo insolvency professionals' good work

18 Dec 2012

FRC deaf to profession's howls over fine calculations

Regardless of howls of opposition from the profession, the FRC is pushing ahead with changes to the way disciplinary fines are calculated

12 Dec 2012

AS2012: Advisors must take note as cash accounting looms

Cash accounting may seem 'small-fry' but advisors must consider its impact, warn experts

05 Dec 2012

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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

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

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Colin: Icebreaker celebs could soon be...

Colin speculates on the effect HMRC's latest set of powers could have

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

HMRC must apply common sense to pay-up first plans

For those who espouse the morals of paying tax, HMRC's latest strategy doesn't quite sit right

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