It wasn’t just animals feeling the heat this week as temperatures soared.
Forensic accountants are looking into irregularities at Associa, the commercial
arm of the National Farmers’ Union.
Sources familiar with the issues said a £1m profits overstatement had been
discovered. Auditors Grant Thornton are thought to have found the problem as
they prepared to audit the accounts of Associa. The firm is looking into the
details behind the irregularities, which could stretch back as far as 2002/03
NFU director general Richard Macdonald, who has also served as chairman of
Associa, said he took the situation ‘very seriously’, but stressed he was
confident the business was still profitable.
Engineering and technology executives have voiced concerns over the government’s industrial strategy and the need to fill the R&D funding and long-term investment gap in a post-Brexit Britain
This year’s Finance Act is 649 pages, the second longest recorded, and highlights the increasing complexity for taxpayers of an ever expanding tax code
The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the CIPFA have launched an introductory guide for leaders on integrated thinking and reporting
Accountancy Age is delighted to reveal the shortlists for the 2016 British Accountancy Awards