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HMRC gains pay packet tax debt collection powers

High earners with large tax debts face PAYE deductions of up to £17,000 a year under new powers

30 Sep 2014

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FRC closes investigation into conduct of EY

Investigation into conduct and a former ICAEW member scrapped by FRC

30 Sep 2014

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Begbies warns of challenging year ahead

Begbies braced for difficult year as it continues to suffer from lower levels of corporate insolvencies

30 Sep 2014

KPMG called in to review project controls at Balfour Beatty

Big Four firm called in as Balfour Beatty's UK construction services division sees margins eroded

30 Sep 2014

Accountancy Age September App out now

The September edition of the Accountancy Age is out now

29 Sep 2014

Ex-ICAEW accountant jailed for Ponzi scam

Geoffrey Langdale jailed for six years

26 Sep 2014

Business Finance Awards 2015 launched

New categories: Corporate Finance Provider of the Year; and Accountant of the Year, launched at the latest Business Finance Awards

29 Sep 2014

Conservatives promise to scrap 55% pensions ‘death tax’

Pensioners will be able to leave a much greater portion of their pension pots to wider variety of people with the abolition of the 55% rate

29 Sep 2014

KPMG staff offered ‘leg up' mortgage ladder

KPMG staff offered preferential rates to secure a mortgage

30 Sep 2014

Tesco round-up: Internal leaks reveal more turmoil

Weekend papers provide more insight into the culture of Tesco in recent times

29 Sep 2014

The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

26 Sep 2014

KPMG replaces PwC as Grainger auditors

Property owner Grainger replaces auditors following first tender in ten years

29 Sep 2014

Watson to drive BTG's new property debt advice offering

Simon Watson to develop debt advisory business for the property sector

26 Sep 2014

Four Baker Tilly partners make move to Moore Stephens

Former Baker Tilly COO and three other partners join Moore Stephens, Accountancy Age understands

25 Sep 2014

Consulting division boosts Deloitte’s annual revenues

Deloitte reports fifth consecutive year of international growth as revenues hit $34.2bn

25 Sep 2014

KPMG and Oracle partner to provide cloud offering

KPMG and Oracle to provide finance and tax transformation services through tie-up

25 Sep 2014

Taking Stock: Sage steals Xero’s thunder

The market is cut-throat, especially online

24 Sep 2014

FRC 'closely monitoring' Tesco situation

FRC keeping close eye on developments following Tesco's profit overstatements

24 Sep 2014

SRA refines 'accountants report' exemption plans

Solicitors regulator reveals phased approach to creating exemptions for lawyers from the accountants report

24 Sep 2014

Mazars appoints Birmingham managing partner

Lee Cartwright made Mazars' Birmingham managing partner

24 Sep 2014

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

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