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GAAR proposals could be unconstitutional

The incoming general anti-abuse rule could contravene governmental constitutional principles

23 Oct 2012

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Switch on to patent box advice

Withers & Rogers patent attorney Michael Jaeger looks at the role accountants can play in helping their clients make the most of the patent box

12 Oct 2012

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Interview: Euro MP Sajjad Karim on steering audit reform

Accountancy Age speaks to the British MEP about how he is steering the EC's planned reform of the audit market through the European parliament

08 Oct 2012

Green light for advisors

Accounting for carbon emissions gives advisors a great opportunity to provide a new service to clients

05 Oct 2012

Funding options: The name's 'bond'

Bonds are becoming an increasingly attractive and viable option for smaller businesses to use for funding

07 Sep 2012

The secret of successful managing partners: challenge the norm

Although hard work creates success, what do all managing partners have that separates them from other senior practitioners? Rob Lees has the answer

13 Aug 2012

Top fee earner or the most experienced - who should lead?

Latest research from organisational change consultancy Crelos asks if the view from the top should be through the eyes of the experienced or the biggest earners, writes Elizabeth Ferguson

09 Aug 2012

Do I need to give that to the Revenue?

Don't hand over client documentation to HMRC without thinking about it, warns Phil Berwick

07 Aug 2012

High Court protects insolvency appointments

Insolvency profession breathes a sigh of relief as High Court protects their appointment. But there are still pitfalls, warns Andrew Taylor

01 Aug 2012

Accountancy Age Top 50 +50 2011

Accountancy Age's 2011 survey of the 100 biggest UK accounting firms

30 Jul 2012

Partnerships: Cut out the clashes

Mergers and departures can create conflict, distracting firms from providing the best for clients. Barney Leaf talks about potential pitfalls, and advises on how to avoid them

27 Jul 2012

Three’s not a crowd when funding is needed

Third-party funding in legal cases has just become more costly but it’s not the death of this form of raising finance to fund litigation, explains William Evans

23 Jul 2012

"I'm a lone voice," says Richard Murphy

Outspoken tax expert Richard Murphy claims he does not set out to court controversy, but concedes his views make him a contender for the title of most disliked man in tax

23 Jul 2012

Has KPMG's case strengthened protection on advisory work?

KPMG managed to strike out an investor claim against it, but will firms need to change the way they protect themselves when taking on advisory work, asks Richard Highley

20 Jul 2012

Top 35 Networks 2012: Where's the risk?

A number of litigation claims have left the risk around working within networks better understood – for now, says Jane Howard

09 Jul 2012

Navigating through the tax avoidance traps

As celebs take the heat on tax avoidance schemes, it's only a matter of time before advisors get burnt. Mayer Brown litigation lawyers offer up advice on how to avoid the traps

04 Jul 2012

Interview: Menzies senior partner Julie Adams

Julie Adams relishes the challenge of stepping into firm's top role, long held by Mike Sands

29 Jun 2012

Gaining competitive advantage the internal way

Making the company run like a well-oiled engine is the key to helping companies save on costs and grow, explains Shantanu Ghosh

27 Jun 2012

Tax: Don't go back in the future

Forget retrospection and instead put the GAAR together properly to create certainty for business, says Gary Richards

16 May 2012

Supreme Court shines a light on cross-border insolvency

Two appeals have been joined together to form a mammoth Supreme Court case: can another country impose their insolvency will on the UK?

15 May 2012

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

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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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

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