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Deloitte receivers put Gherkin up for sale

Deloitte's real estate arm and Savills instructed to sell landmark office building

29 Jul 2014

Sage UK

EY wins £2m Sage audit contract

PwC to step down as auditor for FTSE 100 software company after 26 years

28 Jul 2014

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Accountancy's rising star looks for £3.3m through crowdfunding

Clear Books, led by Tim Fouracre, looks to raise £3.3m thorugh its own crowdfunding platform

28 Jul 2014

Banks take a forward view of losses under new IFRS rule

IASB issues finished financial instruments accounting standard, but fails in convergence attempts with FASB

25 Jul 2014

Cable calls for ICAEW probe into Comet administrators

Business secretary Vince Cable refers senior Deloitte IPs for potential disciplinary action, over Comet administration concerns

25 Jul 2014

Accounting and finance staff demand leaps

Survey reveals employers pushing to bring more accountants on board

25 Jul 2014

Baker Tilly sells employee benefits business

Baker Tilly sells employee benefits business to insurance broker Arthur J Gallagher & Co

24 Jul 2014

‘Rising concerns’ over NHS trusts' finances

More than a third of health bodies’ audits find value for money issues, Audit Commission reveals

24 Jul 2014

FRC reveals ‘struggle’ in IASB discussions

Working with international standards body "like pushing water uphill", Haddrill admits

24 Jul 2014

Top 50+50: Firms poised for clients' expansion

Big Four partner numbers climb, as does Top 50 fee income, but even with expectation of growth many firms are still struggling, finds Accountancy Age

23 Jul 2014

Top 50+50 LLPs make cash call due to tax changes

Two-thirds of the 2014 Top 50+50 LLPs made cash calls to partners caught by new LLP taxation rules

22 Jul 2014

Accountancy Age July App out now

Accountancy Age July App available to download

22 Jul 2014

MPs to grill FRC over going concern

Sir Win Bischoff and Stephen Haddrill face House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee grilling over going concern

22 Jul 2014

FRC consults on local audit regulation

Accounting regulator launches consultation on audit of local public bodies

22 Jul 2014

EY beefs up strategy consulting with Parthenon deal

EY merges Parthenon into its business, as the Big Four continue their decade-long expansion back into consulting

22 Jul 2014

Tax reliefs for over 55s to be restricted

The government is set to restrict pensions tax relief for the over 55s in a bid to stop the “exploitation” of new tax freedoms.

21 Jul 2014

Second tranche of British Accountancy Awards judges revealed

ACCA UK head Sarah Hathaway, Cass visiting professor Stefan Stern, ICM chief Philip King and KPMG London chairman Richard Reid join the 2014 British Accountancy Awards judging panel

21 Jul 2014

Commuters contribute £52bn annually in income tax

Workers in the south east contribute bulk of UK income tax

21 Jul 2014

Finance Act granted Royal Assent

The Finance Act 2014, containing controversial HMRC powers, receives Royal Assent

21 Jul 2014

Record growth sees West Country firm Old Mill pay £600,000 bonus

Old Mill fee income hits £16m in 2014

18 Jul 2014

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