Four fire engines screamed into the institute’s Moorgate Place headquarters to deal with the incident last week.
Allied Zurich’s move to quit London in favour of Switzerland followed mounting protests from the profession over Gordon Brown’s move to end the use of offshore shell companies through which UK-headquartered companies received dividends from overseas. PricewaterhouseCooper’s Peter Wyman led the profession’s protests, which led to an unusually bitter attack on the firm from chancellor Gordon Brown.
A new feature on AccountancyAge.com looks at changing attitudes among accountancy firms to office wear in the wake of the move by Deloitte & Touche to relax its dress code.
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin Reed on our Friday Afternoon Live broadcast
Accountants should alter their perspective on auto-enrolment to maximise business opportunities, according to Eric Clapton.
Kevin Reed discusses whether new accountancy group Cogital can rival the Big Four...and its likely direction of travel