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Internal audit offering early stage strategic advice

Internal audit advising on strategic events at an early stage, IIA report finds

08 Sep 2014

Philip Morrice

Alexander Sloan appoints its youngest managing partner

Philip Morrice appointed managing partner of Glasgow firm

08 Sep 2014

British Accountancy Awards 2014

Revealed: The British Accountancy Awards 2014 shortlist

Is your firm shortlisted for the 2014 British Accountancy Awards?

05 Sep 2014

Leonard Curtis arranges sale of Installation Project Services

Joint administrators from Leonard Curtis sell Installation Project Services, preserving 29 jobs

05 Sep 2014

No immunity for £77m vaccine tax avoidance scheme

Scheme seeking to exploit research and development tax reliefs is shut down in upper-tier tribunal

05 Sep 2014

VAT saga ends with defeat for HMRC at ECJ

HMRC to pay relief after court ruling

05 Sep 2014

BKL in rebrand as it updates image

Berg Kaprow Lewis is to rebrand as BKL

04 Sep 2014

Consultancy rebrands to Andersen Tax

US tax consultancy revives the Andersen brand

04 Sep 2014

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

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This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

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

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

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