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FRC chairman Bischoff to head JP Morgan’s European arm

Watchdog denies any conflict of interest in the chairman role, which has been approved by UK financial regulators

13 Aug 2014

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First cross-platform function for Sage 50 Accounts

Sage brings its flagship 50 Accounts to the cloud for the first time

13 Aug 2014

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Accountants missing disclosure facility opportunities, finds CCW

An alarming portion of accountants are failing to refer clients to tax liability disclosure facilities, Crowe Clark Whitehill finds

13 Aug 2014

EY announces raft of global appointments

Jay Nibbe and Uschi Schreiber move to global vice chair roles, while George Atalla joins as global public sector leader

12 Aug 2014

FRC to probe Grant Thornton’s AssetCo audit work

Watchdog launches investigation as Grant Thornton faces £50.8m claim for negligence from the former providers of London’s fire engines

12 Aug 2014

IASB scraps dual lease accounting model

IASB reverts to single model for lease expenses, scrapping the dual approach agreed with US counterpart FASB last year

11 Aug 2014

Accelerated payments could be applied to inheritance tax

Accelerate payments could be applied to trusts in order to circumvent inheritance tax avoidance

11 Aug 2014

HMRC to appeal Rangers tax case defeat

HMRC seeks leave to appeal Rangers tax ruling for second time

08 Aug 2014

EY drawn into C2000 audit investigation

FRC extends scope of investigation into C2000 accounts to include EY audit work

08 Aug 2014

KPMG retains £12m Old Mutual audit contract

The firm will be reappointed to continue its work after 2016, following the bank’s tender

07 Aug 2014

EY senior manager walks into Bovill wealth management team

Neil Walking leaves the EY’s regulatory practice after four years

07 Aug 2014

BDO boosts consulting team with MorganFranklin UK acquisition

BDO's financial management and technology consulting division boosted by eight-strong team joining

07 Aug 2014

Scotland promised greater tax powers if it rejects independence

Three main political parties promise Scotland new tax powers if there is a no vote in the referendum on Scottish independence

06 Aug 2014

Non-dom loan rule change set to cause disputes

Foreign loan collateral could soon be taxable for non-domiciles, HMRC has confirmed

06 Aug 2014

Betfair pays £80m to investors contrary to accounting rules

The gambling business admits to breaching ICAEW guidance from 2011 to 2013

05 Aug 2014

Hosking reunited with Baker Tilly colleagues at Quantuma

Andy Hosking joins Quantuma Restructuring, where he will be reunited with former RSM Tenon colleagues

05 Aug 2014

DOTAS ‘kiss of death’ for tax avoidance schemes

Notifying HMRC of tax avoidance schemes under DOTAS is driving promoters to seek alternatives

04 Aug 2014

Tchenguiz brothers prepare to take legal action against GT over SFO probe

Lawyers for Vincent Tchenguiz takes first steps in further legal action after agency settles with brothers

04 Aug 2014

BDO lead cut as top AIM auditor

BDO sees lead cut as top AIM auditor as chasing pack close in

04 Aug 2014

Hodge queries Uber’s UK tax position

Margaret Hodge writes to Boris Johnson over allegations minicab app avoids UK corporation tax

04 Aug 2014

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Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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