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Berg Kaprow Lewis is to rebrand as BKL

04 Sep 2014

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Consultancy rebrands to Andersen Tax

US tax consultancy revives the Andersen brand

04 Sep 2014

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Theatre tax relief wins investor approval

Reliefs for theatres set to stimulate investment in stage shows thanks to raft of tax reliefs

03 Sep 2014

Treasury claims HMRC and BoE wages cost it talent

Wages on offer at HMRC and Bank of England mean Treasury can't compete, claims Treasury civil servant

03 Sep 2014

New audit head for Baker Tilly

Jonathan Ericson takes over from Jane Bleach as head of audit at Baker Tilly

03 Sep 2014

Mazars agrees £2m settlement with accounting watchdog

Mazars fined and severely reprimanded by the FRC over its conduct and that its London managing partner Richard Karmel

02 Sep 2014

KPMG increases lead as most prolific stock market auditor

KPMG increases lead as the most prolific auditor of stock market companies, while PwC remains most dominant FTSE 100 auditor

02 Sep 2014

Kahn ‘steps down' from ICAEW's special industry group

Neville Kahn, of whom Vince Cable called on the ICAEW to investigate, quits the institute's special interest insolvency group

02 Sep 2014

Haslers advises on engineering firm’s MBO

Haslers helps secure the management buy-out of engineering firm Trocholics

02 Sep 2014

Two non-exec hires for HMRC

Mervyn Walker and Simon Ricketts replace the departing Philippa Hird and Norman Pickavance

02 Sep 2014

Professional Contractors Group rebrands as IPSE

The Professional Contractors Group changes name as it seeks to better represent diversity of members

01 Sep 2014

Bishop Fleming picks up 150th academy client

South-west and west Midlands firm picks up two new academy contracts to take its sector base to 150

01 Sep 2014

KPMG anoints 52 new partners

Big Four firm brings in more female partners, but is striving to improve its gender balance

01 Sep 2014

TaxAssist franchisees invest with management in groundbreaking MBO

More than half of Taxassist Accountants franchisees now own 32% of the franchise, as they join management in a buyout

29 Aug 2014

Voluntary pre-pack reforms ‘unworkable’, say AA readers

Poll of Accountancy Age readers finds opposition to Teresa Graham's pre-pack reforms

29 Aug 2014

Baker Tilly in merger with Scottish firm

Aberdeen-based firm Simpson Forsyth joins Baker Tilly in merger

29 Aug 2014

PwC faces $1bn lawsuit over bad MF Global advice

PwC's advice on "repurchase-to-maturity" transactions was a substantial cause of the 2011 collapse of MF Global, judge claims

28 Aug 2014

HMRC’s Rangers appeal given green light

HMRC granted leave to challenge Rangers' tax scheme

28 Aug 2014

Sage launches corporation tax application

Sage corporation tax will supersede the existing Sage Lite

28 Aug 2014

IASB confirms line-up of IFRS 9 implementation group

The 12-strong panel includes members of the Big Four, along with representatives from Barclays, Bank of China and Deutsche Bank

27 Aug 2014

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Taking Stock: Honest branding for HMRC?

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