London’s reputation as a global financial centre has been damaged by the
credit crunch, according to a survey from accountants Smith and Williamson’s.
Sixty-two per cent of firms questioned by the top 10 firm said they felt that
London’s reputation had diminished and 56% reported a drop in profits
One in four respondents said they expected to make staff redundant and more
than half expected to cut discretionary spending this year.
The annual survey questioned 60 financial advisers, fund managers and banks
with turnover ranging from under £10 million to more than £250 million.
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season
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