Smith, as chief secretary to the Treasury, was due to speak at Wednesday’s institute conference in Bournemouth, but could have been put out of a job by the voting public last Thursday. Smith saw off a strong Lib Dem challenge to return to Westminster. Not only that, but he also managed to hold on to his job in the government.
Despite being tipped to move on to pastures new, he was the only person not re-shuffled.
TS could have suggested alternatives for CIPFA, including well known public sector supporter William Hague who appears to now have time on his hands.
Cowgill Holloway and Warings Business Advisors have merged, with a range of growth plans in the North West put in place
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
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