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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

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

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

22 Sep 2014

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£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

Companies on the brink of bankruptcy warned of AE obligations

Insolvent businesses will still have to auto-enrol their employees onto pensions schemes

16 Sep 2014

Deloitte administrators appointed as Rileys shuts pool halls

A quarter of Rileys pool and sports bars shut down as Deloitte administrators seek to save struggling business

16 Sep 2014

Conservative MP implicated in tax avoidance scheme

MP for Torridge and West Devon Geoffrey Cox QC invested in Pheonix Film Partners, an investment scheme under HMRC investigation

15 Sep 2014

PwC lined up as Phones 4U administrator

Phones 4U collapses into administration and seeks to appoint PwC

15 Sep 2014

PwC edges towards £3bn revenues after broad growth

Consistent performance across PwC's service lines sees another £120m added to its fee income

15 Sep 2014

'Thousands' of pay-up tax notices to hit doormats

HMRC aims to issue 2,500 advanced payment notices to tax avoiders per month by end of 2014

12 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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New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

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

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