Accountant petitions government for legal protection

Accountant petitions government for legal protection

New money-laundering rules do not offer sufficient protection to the profession, says concerned petitioner

An accountant has begun an online campaign asking government to provide legal
protection to the term ‘accountant’.

London-based Alan Shooter, of Shooter & Co, found out about the
government’s online petition facility, he decided to use it to call for
protection of the profession.

Shooter believes that new money-laundering rules, which are to take effect in
December, do not offer sufficient protection to the profession.

The petition can be found at
here.

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