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Abolish corporation tax and CGT for SMEs – Lord Saatchi

Axing corporation tax for small businesses will stimulate growth, claims Lord Saatchi

18 Jun 2014

Jeremy Bowler

PKF UK/Ireland firms clear £78m fees

PKF UKI posts £78m in fee income, with more firms lined up to join

18 Jun 2014

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Pre-pack administrations to face voluntary scrutiny

Review into pre-pack administrations supports voluntary scrutiny, but legislation could follow if measures fail to have 'desired impact'

17 Jun 2014

French Duncan expands with Abercrombie Gemmell deal

Abercrombie Gemmell will be rebranded as French Duncan

17 Jun 2014

Zolfo Cooper expands into non-restructuring services

Graeme Smith to head up advisory services at Zolfo Cooper, to 'meet client demand'

17 Jun 2014

RBS prepares to tender audit contract

Bank will take contract to market later this year, having used Deloitte since 2000

16 Jun 2014

Xero releases Practice Manager software

Xero Practice Manager will reduce debtor days, the vendor claims

16 Jun 2014

Begbies Traynor acquires London-based corporate insolvency group

Begbies Traynor Group acquires Ian Franses Associates for £0.6m, with further £1.4m to be paid dependent on performance

16 Jun 2014

Chantrey Vellacott appointment to boost Midlands business support

New joint-role created a Chantrey Vellacott

16 Jun 2014

Number caught by inheritance tax to rise by third

Treasury predicts number caught by inheritance tax to breach 35,000 mark

16 Jun 2014

ICAS members knighted in Queen's Birthday Honours List

Amyas Morse and Ewan Brown knighted

16 Jun 2014

Taylorcocks partners with tax relief specialist

Taylorcocks partners with tax relief specialist Jumpstart

13 Jun 2014

EY wins Dignity audit as PwC bows out over non-audit fees

Funeral provider caps non-audit fees at 50% of annual audit fee

13 Jun 2014

PKF Cooper Parry expands East Midlands restructuring team

Experienced hires made by PKF Cooper Parry to boost its restructuring team

13 Jun 2014

Rebus appoints former HMRC man

Graham Webber joins Rebus as head of professional relations

13 Jun 2014

Gillman to step down from Price Bailey role

Long-serving practice head Peter Gillman to step down as Price Bailey's executive chairman

13 Jun 2014

Mark Bomer re-elected as senior partner at BDO

Bomer will have oversight of governance and partner welfare, and will act as ambassador for the BDO

12 Jun 2014

Non-audit clients provide largest fee growth for firms

Big Four firms continue to dominate, but other businesses' fee income recovers after five years of falls

12 Jun 2014

FRC scraps investigation into PwC’s Berkeley Group audit

FRC ends probe into PwC's independence when it conducted the audit of house building company Berkeley Group Holdings

12 Jun 2014

Paedophile excluded by ICAEW

A convicted paedophile has been excluded from ICAEW membership, as the institute reveals its latest round of disciplinary hearings and consent orders

12 Jun 2014

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