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Accountants continue to fail in marketing activities

Just one-third of firms have dedicated marketing staff, while two-thirds do not measure return on investment

25 Jun 2014

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Dains' managing partner secures third term

Spencer Wright to serve as Dains managing partner for another three years; Martin Smith re-elected as senior partner

25 Jun 2014

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HMRC workers in strike action

HMRC workers in rolling strike action across the UK against cuts

24 Jun 2014

Number of taxpayer review requests falls

Appeals and reviews of HMRC tax decisions drops in 2013/14

24 Jun 2014

IASB forms working group ahead of IFRS loss model launch

Group will focus on requirements for impairment of financial instruments under IFRS 9

24 Jun 2014

CABA retains governance stance despite tribunal loss

Despite losing an employment tribunal hearing for unfair dismissal, CABA refutes 'climate of fear' allegations

23 Jun 2014

Grant Thornton: Saatchi's SME tax plan needs to be paid for

Grant Thornton's Jonathan Riley claims Lord Saatchi suggestions to cut key taxes for SMEs will need offsetting, as its own report slams UK tax system

23 Jun 2014

Exclusive: IAS19 discount rates for FTSE 100 pensions on the rise

Accounting assumption movement contributes to improving funding levels

23 Jun 2014

Zolfo advisers secure Bella Italia/Café Rouge CVA

Zolfo Cooper team's delight as landlords agree to restaurant chain CVA

23 Jun 2014

More than 5 million caught by tax miscalculations

3.5 million will have to pay further tax having underpaid this year

20 Jun 2014

Major UK companies line up 2017 for audit tenders

Johnson Matthey, Babcock International, Qinetiq and Big Yellow Group line up 2017 audit tenders, while 32Red swaps Grant Thornton for KPMG

20 Jun 2014

'AIM revival' see James Cowper scoop two IPOs

Firm advises Bioventix and EW Group through successful listings on AIM index

20 Jun 2014

FRC proposes joint tribunals for accountants and actuaries

Watchdog says changes will make disciplinary proceedings more efficient

20 Jun 2014

Interview: Graeme Smith, Zolfo Cooper advisory services lead partner

Graeme Smith talks Accountancy Age through Zolfo Cooper's plans to provide clients with a broader range of services

19 Jun 2014

Tech and creative industries key to London's growth

CBI/KPMG survey finds technology and creative industries will drive London's growth in the next five years

19 Jun 2014

Government to simplify benefits-in-kind system

Treasury launches four consultations in a bid to simplify benefits in kind

19 Jun 2014

F1 team McLaren denied tax relief for fine

£32m fine for corporate espionage not tax deductible, tribunal finds

19 Jun 2014

Avoidance scheme promoter threatens to sue Deloitte

Icebreaker Management threatens legal for failing to act in its best interests

18 Jun 2014

Accountant jailed for £95,000 VAT fraud

Robert Leonard Carpenter made fraudulent VAT repayment claims between 2007 and 2012

18 Jun 2014

Succession planning key as firms look to grow

Talaent management needs to be higher up the board agenda, Randstad finds

18 Jun 2014

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