The charge was laid by Liberal Democrat shadow trade and industry secretary Vincent Cable, who said it was ‘absurd’ to require applicants to make two telephone calls to call centres, attend an interview and bring identity documents such as passports.
He said: ‘These rules are designed to prevent money laundering – but if you canonly pay benefits or pensions into one of these accounts the issue simplydoesn’t arise.’
He claimed this was putting 40% of post office business in peril.
Revenue and profitability growth in on the rise for CPA firms, found a survey from the American Institute of CPA’s and its subsidiary CPA.com
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Carter Backer Winter has acquired Edwards Financial Services, expanding its financial planning department
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton