ONE IN TEN small businesses has incurred a fine from HM Revenue & Customs due to late filing by their accountants.
The survey of 269 businesses by Crunch.co.uk found other gripes with their advisors, including their use of jargon and charging for email and phone call communication.
Almost two-thirds preferred to use an online accounting service, while 14% preferred old-fashioned methods. One fifth of respondents were unhappy with the level of communication from their accountant.
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