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Mazars appoints Birmingham managing partner

Lee Cartwright made Mazars' Birmingham managing partner

24 Sep 2014

RSM's Dohrer to join audit standards body IAASB

Bob Dohrer to hold three-year term at the audit standards body

24 Sep 2014

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KPMG overhauls approach to its audit reports

KPMG invites listed audit clients to include broader qualitative commentary from the auditors in annual reports

23 Sep 2014

Easterby latest to leave Baker Tilly for Quantuma

Qualified insolvency practitioner Richard Easterby leaves Baker Tilly to join Quantuma as senior manager

23 Sep 2014

ICAEW chief bemoans 'lack of detail' in Ed Balls action plan

Michael Izza disappointed at the lack of book balancing detail in Ed Balls Budget plan

23 Sep 2014

PwC administrators confirm sale of Phones 4U stores

EE and Vodafone snap up Phones 4U stores in deals agreed with administrators from PwC

22 Sep 2014

Tesco suspends execs and call in Deloitte over profits overstatement

Huge overstatement sees execs suspended, including UK FD, and Deloitte called in to investigate

22 Sep 2014

UK ‘leading' country-by-country reporting, claims Treasury

Treasury announces UK commitment to OECD country-by-country reporting plan

22 Sep 2014

£100m private equity deal creates new accounting group

SJD Accountancy and Nixon Williams acquired in £100m deal by Sovereign Capital; Jeremy Newman joins as chairman

22 Sep 2014

Groups want UK business consideration after Scot ‘no' vote

Business groups want business views heard as thoughts turn to the upshot and promises made following the 'no' vote

19 Sep 2014

Eyes down as Milsted Langdon helps launch bingo business

Corporate finance work for Milsted Langdon sees eight figure deal to set up Majestic Bingo

19 Sep 2014

Aschroft Anthony strengthens team

Corporate finance partner and practice manager appointed

18 Sep 2014

Harrow-based RDP Newmans merge with sole practitioner

RDP Newmans and Lewis Allen & Co complete merger

18 Sep 2014

ECJ ruling to add huge VAT bill on banks and insurers

Ruling between Skandia America and the Swedish Tax Authority increases VAT burden on financial institutions

17 Sep 2014

FRC publishes final guidance on going concern

FRC retains original wording of controversial going concern proposals in updated corporate governance code

17 Sep 2014

Scotland on cusp of securing massive tax-raising powers

Scotland set to receive raft of new tax-raising powers regardless of referendum result

17 Sep 2014

OECD outlines anti-tax avoidance plan

OECD releases seven reports as it outlines plan to curb tax base erosion and profit-shifting by multinational companies

17 Sep 2014

Montpelier CEO cleared of tax dodging after 'humiliating' HMRC climb down

Watkin Gittins cleared of cheating the public revenue of £1m, as the long-running tax saga ends in ignominy for the CPS and HMRC

17 Sep 2014

Newsham excluded from ICAEW after Worthington Nicholls hearing

Paul Newsham excluded from ICAEW membership following tribunal into his work on the audits of Worthington Nicholls

16 Sep 2014

Six new appointments at Yorkshire accountancy firm

Clough & Company brings in six new recruits

16 Sep 2014

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

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