Jeremy Chan is a reporter for Accountancy Age covering insolvency, technology and legislation. He previously worked as a researcher looking at trade and politics in Asia. He has an MSc in International Politics from SOAS, University of London.

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New bill targets fraudulent company dissolution

Business Recovery New bill targets fraudulent company dissolution

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New bill targets fraudulent company dissolution

Bounce Bank Loan Scheme fraud of particular interest Read More...

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Budget 2021: Chancellor extends business rate holiday; new grants for reopening

Budget Budget 2021: Chancellor extends business rate holiday; new grants for reopening

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Budget 2021: Chancellor extends business rate holi...

Business rate holiday extended another three months and reduced for the rest of the fiscal year Read More...

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Pandemic forces retailers to use CVAs, landlords cry foul

Business Pandemic forces retailers to use CVAs, landlords cry foul

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Pandemic forces retailers to use CVAs, landlords c...

Successive lockdowns have hammered retailers, with some turning to CVAs when landlords refuse to budge Read More...

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Efficient access to critical business information a priority for pandemic and beyond

Data Repository Efficient access to critical business information a priority for pandemic and beyond

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Efficient access to critical business information ...

Pandemic highlights the need to better track and organise information Read More...

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UK insolvencies hit pre-pandemic highs

Insolvency UK insolvencies hit pre-pandemic highs

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UK insolvencies hit pre-pandemic highs

December was the first month since lockdown began that insolvencies were higher than the same period year on year Read More...

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Case study: Both accountants and clients see benefits when firms go digital

Accounting Firms Case study: Both accountants and clients see benefits when firms go digital

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Case study: Both accountants and clients see benef...

The digitalisation of accounting firm DNA Accountants has served both themselves and their clients well Read More...

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New evaluator role in pre-pack scrutiny too vague

Insolvency New evaluator role in pre-pack scrutiny too vague

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New evaluator role in pre-pack scrutiny too vague

Insolvency service announces new law to scrutinise sale of pre-packs but does not specify qualifications for the evaluator Read More...

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Accountancy industry in hiring spree amid downturn

Recruitment Accountancy industry in hiring spree amid downturn

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Accountancy industry in hiring spree amid downturn

Accountancy firms bolster numbers but remote working providing integration challenges Read More...

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HMRC’s crown preference scares away rescue finance lenders

Business Recovery HMRC’s crown preference scares away rescue finance lenders

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HMRC’s crown preference scares away rescue finance...

Companies will have more trouble raising funds with floating charges as HMRC’s preferential status puts off lenders Read More...

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Workers face ‘grey areas’ when filing for WFH tax relief

HMRC Workers face ‘grey areas’ when filing for WFH tax relief

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Workers face ‘grey areas’ when filing for WFH tax ...

Tax managers warn of complexities in HMRC’s WFH tax allowances Read More...

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Q&A: G&E's new audit head on moving in a pandemic and the future of audit

Audit Q&A: G&E's new audit head on moving in a pandemic and the future of audit

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Q&A: G&E's new audit head on moving in a pandemic ...

Moving from the Big Four to a regional firm, Daisy Marsden is taking her audit expertise to Garbutt & Elliott Read More...

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UK consumer businesses continue to face social distancing pressures

Business UK consumer businesses continue to face social distancing pressures

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UK consumer businesses continue to face social dis...

Businesses struggling, with many wary of committing to longer term strategies Read More...

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Rise in insolvency and creditor action expected

Insolvency Rise in insolvency and creditor action expected

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Rise in insolvency and creditor action expected

Practitioners braced for “storm” of activity Read More...

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Industry works out new moratorium process

Insolvency Industry works out new moratorium process

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Industry works out new moratorium process

Moratorium provides a more debtor friendly process, but questions remain on practicality on UK insolvency Read More...

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Q&A: Liquidating a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme

Career Q&A: Liquidating a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme

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Q&A: Liquidating a multi-billion dollar Ponzi sche...

Forensic accountant talks Allen Stanford, litigation, and the future of accountancy Read More...

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UK alters insolvency law landscape

Coronavirus UK alters insolvency law landscape

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UK alters insolvency law landscape

The government has announced a number of changes to insolvency law in an effort to support in-distress businesses Read More...

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Q&A: EY’s global vice chair of tax on a changing function

Big Four Q&A: EY’s global vice chair of tax on a changing function

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Q&A: EY’s global vice chair of tax on a changing f...

Accountancy Age sits down with Kate Barton to discuss the effects the pandemic is having on the tax function and what to expect going forward Read Mor...

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Furloughed staff considered ‘super-priority’ creditors during administration

Coronavirus Furloughed staff considered ‘super-priority’ creditors during administration

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Furloughed staff considered ‘super-priority’ credi...

Recent court rulings clarify legal grey area caused by furlough scheme Read More...

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Insolvencies drop in first quarter

Coronavirus Insolvencies drop in first quarter

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Insolvencies drop in first quarter

Latest report from The Insolvency Service outlines reduced number of insolvencies for the first three months of 2020 Read More...

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Pension regulator issues coronavirus transfer warning

Coronavirus Pension regulator issues coronavirus transfer warning

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Pension regulator issues coronavirus transfer warn...

The Pension Regulator is issuing new guidance to pension trustees as coronavirus scares savers Read More...

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Report: Avoiding insolvency in midst of crisis

Coronavirus Report: Avoiding insolvency in midst of crisis

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Report: Avoiding insolvency in midst of crisis

Insolvency has become a major threat across most UK markets, as businesses scramble for ways to avoid getting sucked under Read More...

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UK SMEs unprepared to apply for loans

Budget UK SMEs unprepared to apply for loans

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UK SMEs unprepared to apply for loans

The government has announced businesses support measures to help keep companies afloat, but SMEs may have trouble accessing credit Read More...

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Preserving client cash flows becomes accountants’ top priority

Coronavirus Preserving client cash flows becomes accountants’ top priority

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Preserving client cash flows becomes accountants’ ...

Sales have plummeted for many businesses, meaning accountants need to be looking at their clients’ cash on hand Read More...

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Digital marketplaces should shoulder VAT responsibility

HMRC Digital marketplaces should shoulder VAT responsibility

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Digital marketplaces should shoulder VAT responsib...

Call for digital marketplaces to collect and pay VAT on behalf of sellers. Read More...

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Tech and policy changes leave accountants at home

Career Tech and policy changes leave accountants at home

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Tech and policy changes leave accountants at home

Trends in accountancy have already laid the groundwork for accountants to work remotely. Read More...

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New legislation to tackle late payments introduced by Labour peer

Regulation New legislation to tackle late payments introduced by Labour peer

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New legislation to tackle late payments introduced...

Legislation aims to deals with late payments “once and for all.” Read More...

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Pensions play a crucial role in insolvency

Pensions Pensions play a crucial role in insolvency

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Pensions play a crucial role in insolvency

For firms in financial duress, employee pensions expenses can be fatal. Giving them a spot at the table may be a better option. Read More...

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