Taking Stock

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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

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Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

12 Dec 2014

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Taking Stock: Tax, Twitter, Candy Crush...and Margaret Hodge

It turns out MPs and technology don't mix, TS notes

09 Dec 2014

Taking Stock: Of tax and houses

TS enjoyed some of the reports that followed the Autumn Statement

05 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: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

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

14 Nov 2014

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

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

07 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

Taking Stock: HMRC looks to go viral with tax avoidance pointers

TS wonders whether HMRC could ever effectively break into the world of viral content

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

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

30 Oct 2014

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

24 Oct 2014

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

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

10 Oct 2014

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

06 Oct 2014

Taking Stock: Assassin’s creed – accountancy style

Accountants are tailor made to be portrayed as trained killers. Who knew?

02 Oct 2014

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

01 Oct 2014

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The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

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

AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Intermediary rules: What your clients need to know

Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

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

Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

Taking Stock: Tax, Twitter, Candy Crush...and Margaret Hodge

It turns out MPs and technology don't mix, TS notes

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