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BM Advisory bolsters practice in South England

Former Deloitte insolvency practitioner joins insolvency firm BM Advisory

20 Mar 2014

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Budget 2014: What the papers say

From blue-rinse to business: Accountancy Age rounds up the national press's reaction to the Budget 2014

20 Mar 2014

Ex-Sage CEO & FD joins Wandisco as chairman

Former SAGE CEO and CFO reunited at NYSE-listed IT business WANdisco

20 Mar 2014

Boutique governance and audit advisers join forces

Senior practitioners merge their businesses to provide range of board governance services

20 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Anti-avoidance and public pensions pay for Osborne's plans

Accountancy Age runs through the Treasury's costings behind George Osborne's 2014 Budget

19 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: HMRC powers to be greatly extended

HMRC could have rights to take tax owed from taxpayers' accounts

19 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Pension change will accelerate tax collections

Changes to taxable rate on pensions will see government tax collections increase

19 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Advisers' hopes dashed as LLP tax rules go through

LLP taxation changes to carry on regardless of advisers' ire

19 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Government to scrap at-retirement tax restrictions

Government to scrap restrictions on how people take pensions income as part of overhaul of tax relief

19 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: OBR revises up growth

OBR makes biggest revision of growth in 30 years

19 Mar 2014

Budget 2014: Practitioners expect revenue-raisers

Tax professionals expect government to look for extra revenue despite encouraging business

19 Mar 2014

Clampdown on financial instruments yields 67% drop in underpaid tax

HMRC makes significant inroads into corporate tax avoidance in 2013

18 Mar 2014

Haines Watts launches tax compliance website

Website aims to provide specialist help and expertise to individuals and businesses

18 Mar 2014

French Duncan joins international network HLB

French Duncan becomes exclusive Scottish representative to international network HLB

18 Mar 2014

EU approves IASB funding with strings attached

Release of EU funding streams contingent upon sufficient reform to prevent conflicts of interest

17 Mar 2014

HMRC ramps up asset seizures to pay VAT bills

Asset seizures to cover business VAT bills increases 14-fold in five years

17 Mar 2014

Late calls to ringfence pensions from Budget tax raid

Government set to lower lifetime allowance on pensions, despite calls to leave them untouched

17 Mar 2014

EY recruits KPMG partner Mark Hutchinson

KPMG partner takes EY role to bolster the firm’s advisory practice

17 Mar 2014

UK public wants parliamentary Budgets balanced

Most UK adults want government to balance budgets over five years or less

17 Mar 2014

Insolvency Service increases fees by more than 7%

Price for bankruptcy and compulsory winding up proceedings increase an average of 7.5%

14 Mar 2014

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

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

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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