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CIoT welcomes Scot's tax law despite missing adviser details

Passing of Scottish devolution Bill has permanently changed Scotland's tax landscape, tax institute says

22 Aug 2014

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Consultants set for €500m fee windfall in European bank audit

Banks could end up footing the bill for the work, as some regulators plan to pass costs back to the audited institutions

21 Aug 2014

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KPMG administrators set offer deadline for stricken Ferguson shipyard

KPMG joint administrators set deadline of 5pm today for offers for Ferguson Shipbuilders

21 Aug 2014

Deloitte to negotiate Mamas & Papas CVA deal

Struggling upmarket nursery chain appoints Deloitte to strike CVA with its landlords

21 Aug 2014

Ex-KPMG senior partner to head Grant Thornton assurance

Andrew Vials leaves KPMG technical reporting role to lead GT’s National Assurance Services

21 Aug 2014

Reeves' Tate to serve as R3 president

Andrew Tate to serve as R3's vice-president next year, stepping up to president in 2016

21 Aug 2014

HMRC's tax evasion proposals ‘presume guilt’ warn advisers

Advisers raise concerns over proposed extensions to HMRC's powers in tackling offshore tax evasion

20 Aug 2014

Deloitte accused of costing taxpayers £50m for botched administrations

Big Four firm involved in more 20 administrations where it failed to correctly make workers redundant, IS numbers show

20 Aug 2014

Lehman Brothers pension scheme payout agreed

£184m payout for Lehman Brothers' pension scheme members, following long legal battle

19 Aug 2014

BDO adds two to forensics team

BDO appoints Gavin Williamson and Cathie Cameron as partner and director

19 Aug 2014

Offshore tax evaders face new criminal offence

Failure to disclose offshore income and gains could be the subject of a new criminal offence under HMRC proposals

19 Aug 2014

PwC fined $25m over consulting work for Japanese bank

PwC’s US arm fined and banned from some consulting work over misconduct during work at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi

19 Aug 2014

SMEs’ R&D tax credits claims rise 30%

More than 13,000 R&D tax credit claims made by SMEs in 2012/13

18 Aug 2014

Parliament approves ICAEW as probate and ABS regulator

ICAEW is to begin issuing licences from September

15 Aug 2014

HMRC to close down EBT settlement regime

HMRC's settlement facility for those using Employee Benefit Trusts is to be closed in March 2015

15 Aug 2014

HMRC to restrict Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility

HMRC is to restrict favourable terms offered through the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility

15 Aug 2014

Ex-KWM management duo to spearhead growth of PwC Asia legal arm

Former King & Wood Mallesons Australia head Tony O'Malley joins PwC to spearhead expansion of legal services business across Asia-Pacific

14 Aug 2014

Baker Tilly International adds Japanese firm to network

Network expands in the east as Tokyo-based Nihombashi Corporation joins group

14 Aug 2014

IFRS ‘disconnected’ from true and fair, investors claim

Group of institutional investors claim IFRS disconnected from the requirements for true and fair accounts

14 Aug 2014

DFK International promotes deputy president to top job

DFK Demetriou Trapezaris co-founder Demetris Demetriou takes reins from former president Scott Hazy for three-year term

14 Aug 2014

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

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Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

Taking Stock: No humble pie after anti-PwC newspaper ad

PwC US and PwC Gibraltar namechecked in what TS can only describe as a 'cryptic' newspaper advert

Taking Stock: Branded

Firms are changing their brands like they're going out of fashion, but you've got to be consistent, says TS

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