On Monday, speculation that Sage, the last technology company left in the FTSE-100, could soon lose its place on the list, began in earnest, ahead of its first-half trading statement released at the end of the week
Also on the day, our parliamentary staff reported that UK importers are facing demands for duty payments after failing to ensure that their goods do not come from Israeli settlements in the occupied territories.
Another corporate collapse, this time in the dotcom sector saw, UK internet pioneer Upmystreet.com granted an administration order after the High Court appointment of insolvency experts from RSM Robson Rhodes.
In other news, non-Budget news, Affinity Internet Holdings beaome the second former dotcom star to bite the dust this week as administrators from Begbies Traynor were appointed to run the company, while at the London Stock Exchange, Chris Gibson-Smith, a former executive at British Petroleum, was named as the new chairman.
On Thursday saw news that Deloitte Consulting was appointing Paul Robinson as its new chief executive, following the resignation of Douglas McCracken.
And outspoken ICAEW president Peter Wyman received backing from several influential business bodies over his support for Derek Higgs’ controversial report amid criticism of the draft code on corporate governance.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements