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Menzies launches internal audit service

Appointment of partner sees establishment of internal audit service

26 Mar 2014

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IR35 investigations quadruple inside year

Increase in IR35 investigations sees yield break £1m barrier

26 Mar 2014

ICAEW at Moorgate Place

Fifth of chartered accountants looking to move jobs

ICAEW accountants looking to earn more money with a job move, according to a new institute survey

26 Mar 2014

Adviser wins as Mehjoo tax negligence ruling overturned

Court of Appeal overturns High Court negligence ruling over failure to advice him of Bearer Warrant avoidance scheme

25 Mar 2014

Praxity recruits Saudi Arabian firm to network

Four partner firm AlKharashi’s & Co with 60 staff joins international network Praxity

25 Mar 2014

Deloitte CVA proposal approved at LA Fitness

Rescue deal to reduce rent obligations and debt at gym chain LA Fitness receive creditor approval

25 Mar 2014

RSA introduces 25% non-audit fee cap

RSA's auditors, currently KPMG, will face a 25% non-audit fee cap, based on the total audit fee

25 Mar 2014

Weir Group expects to tender audit in 2017

FTSE 100 engineering company expects to tender its audit for the 2017 year end

25 Mar 2014

Direct debt recovery to net HMRC £365m by 2019

HMRC expects roughly £100m a year to come from direct debt recovery

25 Mar 2014

HMRC new account raiding powers are “draconian”

HMRC new account seizing powers could be bad news because the taxman is prone to mistakes says ACCA

24 Mar 2014

Co-op Bank to raise £400m as losses widen

Co-operative Bank to launch £400m rights issue following discovery of costs related to past misconduct

24 Mar 2014

Digital purchases set to carry VAT

Government plans would see VAT charged on digital goods from January

24 Mar 2014

PwC administrators make 91 redundancies at Internacionale

Administrators announce eight store closures in the 89-strong store portfolio

24 Mar 2014

MEPs question how EC will ensure IASB meets funding requirements

MEPs have asked EC to explain how IASB will avoid conflicts of interest and be democratically accountable

21 Mar 2014

FRC issues temporary filler for insurance accounting

FRS issues accounting requirements to plug gap in insurance contract accounting although this may change in the future

21 Mar 2014

Bible distributor calls in Scott-Moncrieff administrators

Scott-Moncrieff managing partner Stewart McDonald appointed to Christian books and Bible distributor

21 Mar 2014

LLP funding launched to address sudden capital demand

Salaried partners will be able to secure loans without need for second mortgage charge

21 Mar 2014

600,000 more to fall into higher rate tax band

Higher rate band grows by 2 million during coalition's term

21 Mar 2014

BDO loses FTSE 250 Derwent London audit to PwC

PwC picks up the £300,000 audit of Derwent London from BDO

21 Mar 2014

BM Advisory bolsters practice in South England

Former Deloitte insolvency practitioner joins insolvency firm BM Advisory

20 Mar 2014

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

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Miller's Tale: Quality time(sheets)

Love them or loathe them, timesheets are a part of day-to-day life for most practices. Cara Miller asks whether they're actually outdated, and a hindrance

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

The untimely death of a client makes The Practitioner think about the role of an accountant

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Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services

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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