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Laurence Longe

Baker Tilly sells employee benefits business

Baker Tilly sells employee benefits business to insurance broker Arthur J Gallagher & Co

24 Jul 2014

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‘Rising concerns’ over NHS trusts' finances

More than a third of health bodies’ audits find value for money issues, Audit Commission reveals

24 Jul 2014

Stephen Haddrill

FRC reveals ‘struggle’ in IASB discussions

Working with international standards body "like pushing water uphill", Haddrill admits

24 Jul 2014

Top 50+50: Firms poised for clients' expansion

Big Four partner numbers climb, as does Top 50 fee income, but even with expectation of growth many firms are still struggling, finds Accountancy Age

23 Jul 2014

Top 50+50 LLPs make cash call due to tax changes

Two-thirds of the 2014 Top 50+50 LLPs made cash calls to partners caught by new LLP taxation rules

22 Jul 2014

Accountancy Age July App out now

Accountancy Age July App available to download

22 Jul 2014

MPs to grill FRC over going concern

Sir Win Bischoff and Stephen Haddrill face House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee grilling over going concern

22 Jul 2014

FRC consults on local audit regulation

Accounting regulator launches consultation on audit of local public bodies

22 Jul 2014

EY beefs up strategy consulting with Parthenon deal

EY merges Parthenon into its business, as the Big Four continue their decade-long expansion back into consulting

22 Jul 2014

Tax reliefs for over 55s to be restricted

The government is set to restrict pensions tax relief for the over 55s in a bid to stop the “exploitation” of new tax freedoms.

21 Jul 2014

Second tranche of British Accountancy Awards judges revealed

ACCA UK head Sarah Hathaway, Cass visiting professor Stefan Stern, ICM chief Philip King and KPMG London chairman Richard Reid join the 2014 British Accountancy Awards judging panel

21 Jul 2014

Commuters contribute £52bn annually in income tax

Workers in the south east contribute bulk of UK income tax

21 Jul 2014

Finance Act granted Royal Assent

The Finance Act 2014, containing controversial HMRC powers, receives Royal Assent

21 Jul 2014

Record growth sees West Country firm Old Mill pay £600,000 bonus

Old Mill fee income hits £16m in 2014

18 Jul 2014

US and China commit to cross-border audit inspections

US audit watchdog expects to conduct inspections of mainland Chinese audit firms by the end of the year

18 Jul 2014

Grant Thornton insurance chair leaves after just four months

Craig Scarr to leave Grant Thornton, having joined the firm in April

18 Jul 2014

NAO to audit HMRC projections following sums error

National Audit Office to examine HMRC projections following sums error

17 Jul 2014

‘Plebgate’ MP Mitchell embroiled in alleged avoidance scheme

Andrew Mitchell MP is named as one of the prominent investors in Ingenious Media's alleged film tax avoidance schemes

17 Jul 2014

US Treasury secretary in move to stop tax ‘inversion’

US Treasury secretary Jack Lew is seeking to invoke 'economic patriotism' in order to prevent further tax 'inversions'

16 Jul 2014

IFRS chair opens door for 'prudence' reintroduction

IFRS Foundation chair suggests prudence should be reinserted into conceptual framework

16 Jul 2014

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

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Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

Taking Stock: No humble pie after anti-PwC newspaper ad

PwC US and PwC Gibraltar namechecked in what TS can only describe as a 'cryptic' newspaper advert

Taking Stock: Branded

Firms are changing their brands like they're going out of fashion, but you've got to be consistent, says TS

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