It has been well documented in TS that Dame Sheila Masters’ idol is former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, and she has once again been emulating her heroine. Putting aside the blow of losing Ernst & Young to ICAS recently, the Dame gave a damning speech on Europe in Bruges, and like Thatcher gave them a torrid time. She told the audience which included senior EU officials that she didn’t believe Europe’s institutions could survive the new millennium unless they bucked up their financial management skills. TS wonders if she’ll be back to give another hellfire performance and brimstone any time soon, given the need for her rousing skills back at base camp.
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
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.