A vital hearing to determine whether accountants should receive the same
legal privilege as lawyers began today.
The High Court is hearing an appeal by Prudential in its case against the
taxman, where it had previously lost its argument that tax advice received from
its accountants should be confidential under legal professional privilege.
The ICAEW will speak in favour of Prudential this afternoon, while the Law
Society will seek to keep privilege solely for solicitors.
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