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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

Pool tournament

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

hmrc-people

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

US lawmakers call for preservation of cash accounting

US institute AICPA leads opposition to move to accrual accounting as part of reforms to federal tax code

12 Sep 2014

TaxAssist steps up Canada push

TaxAssist Accountants begins its camapaign to win up to 60 franchisees in the Toronto area in the next five years

12 Sep 2014

Dba boosts HLB’s French connection

HLB International adds Parisian firm to its network

11 Sep 2014

Insolvency specialists expand into Manchester

KSA Group recruits regional manager as it opens office in Manchester

11 Sep 2014

Date set for Deloitte MG Rover appeal

Five day hearing outlined for Deloitte appeal against fines for its MG Rover work

10 Sep 2014

Firms worried about UK's ‘illogical’ audit interpretation

Competition and Markets Authority's interpretation of EU audit rules could result in 'illogical' outcomes, accounting firms warn

10 Sep 2014

Farmer jailed over £1.4m VAT fraud

Aston Martin and speedboat purchased before farmer flees to Zimbabawe to avoid prosecution

10 Sep 2014

HMRC confirms RTI late fees phase-in

Penalties for late RTI PAYE filings are to be phased in from October

10 Sep 2014

Makinson appointed partner at UHY Hacker Young

Alex Makinson promoted to partner at Hacker Young's Chester office

09 Sep 2014

HMRC set for technological step-change, claims non-exec

HMRC is to improve and increase its use of technology, lead non-executive director Ian Barlow confirms

09 Sep 2014

Survey reveals gender pay gap perceptions

Survey finds interpretation of requests for pay rises holds women back in accountancy

09 Sep 2014

Jason Lester appointed EY’s head of tax in the UK & Ireland

Jason Lester named as UK & Ireland managing partner for tax at EY

09 Sep 2014

Accountancy Age Summer App out now

The latest issue of the Accountancy Age App is out now

08 Sep 2014

Thomson Reuters terminates Sage licence/distribution deal

Thomson Reuters ends licence and distribution agreement with Sage

08 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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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

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