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ICAEW hires KPMG's Armstrong to support regions

Michael Armstrong recruited by ICAEW to support and develop Middle East, Africa and South Asia regions

08 Jul 2014

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Wilkins Kennedy dismisses Harlequin $68m claim

Top 50 firm Wilkins Kennedy denies breach of duty claim against it filed by Harlequin Property and Harlequin Hotels & Resorts

07 Jul 2014

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Chantrey Vellacott liquidators welcome Marrache jail terms

Chantrey Vellacott's Adrian Hyde says Marrache sentences sends out 'strong message' that Gilbratar's finance system is robust

07 Jul 2014

FRC faces Lords committee grilling over going concern

Watchdog's bosses will answer questions over controversial proposals, as investors blast plans

04 Jul 2014

Investors slam FRC going concern proposals

Plans to water down ongoing viability statements will be “damaging to the public interest”, according to top shareholders

04 Jul 2014

HMRC got sums wrong – NAO

HMRC admits errors in estimating effectiveness of compliance drive

04 Jul 2014

Jann Brown to chair UK's representative accountancy body

Former Cairn Energy CFO to chair the CCAB

04 Jul 2014

UK no tax haven, say Accountancy Age readers

The suggestion the UK is in danger of becoming a tax haven given short shrift by Accountancy Age readers

04 Jul 2014

Advisers gravely concerned over HMRC debt collection plans

ICAEW members express significant concerns over HMRC direct debt recovery plans, at institute's Wyman Symposium

03 Jul 2014

Deloitte loses out to KPMG in Arrow Group audit tender

Incumbent firm fails to win competitive tender after auditing company for five years and advising on IPO

03 Jul 2014

CIoT cross-border tax experts to join EC initiative

Tax barristers Jonathan Schwarz and Jeremy Woolf to represent CIoT at European group

03 Jul 2014

HMRC pay up first powers could trigger 'wave of insolvencies'

HMRC's ‘Accelerated Payment' rules due to come into force in July could trigger bankruptcies or insolvencies, Moore Stephens warns

03 Jul 2014

PKF International adds Northern Ireland firm to network

Seven partner firm FPM joins PKF International and rebrands as PKF-FPM

02 Jul 2014

EY appoints 675 partners globally as assurance leads the way

EMEIA promotions grow by 46% on 2013 figures, as 26% of worldwide partner roles go to women

02 Jul 2014

La Senza goes into administration

PwC appointed as lingerie chain goes into administration for second time in two years

02 Jul 2014

Saffron Tax brings in former BDO partner

Nicholas Hughes joins Saffron Tax Partners after a spell with BDO

02 Jul 2014

Grant Thornton launches financial crime and disputes unit

Grant Thornton introduces financial crime and disputes unit

02 Jul 2014

Haysmacintyre aims for more growth with website relaunch

Five-month project leads to optimised site with a clearer and easier user experience for haysmacintyre clients

02 Jul 2014

Barclays publishes first country-by-country report

Barclays' worldwide effective corporation tax rate 53%, disclosure shows

01 Jul 2014

Drugmaker Shire in £241m tax boost

Shire receives tax boost amid takeover approach

01 Jul 2014

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