RSM scoops tax partners from Royal Bank of Canada
Accounting Firms

RSM scoops tax partners from Royal Bank of Canada

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

RSM scoops tax partners from Royal Bank of Canada

Two new private client partners have been appointed in RSM’s London office Read More...

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Analysis: Q3 statistics show Brexit insolvency rise and 'shadowy' behaviour
Business Regulation

Analysis: Q3 statistics show Brexit insolvency rise and 'shadowy' behaviour

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Analysis: Q3 statistics show Brexit insolvency ris...

Brexit, and some directors looking to shut down their companies without further recourse, have contributed to the current insolvency landscape, invest...

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Capital gains tax jumps 24.6% as south-east house prices tick up
Governance

Capital gains tax jumps 24.6% as south-east house prices tick up

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Capital gains tax jumps 24.6% as south-east house ...

The Capital Gains Tax taken from individuals has jumped 24.6% in the last year to £6.9bn Read More...

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MTD described as ‘insufficient’ and ‘unrealistic’ via major institute research
Corporate Tax

MTD described as ‘insufficient’ and ‘unrealistic’ via major institute resea...

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

MTD described as ‘insufficient’ and ‘unrealistic’ ...

Accountants continue to pile pressure on HMRC to backtrack on its proposals for Making Tax Digital - with the consultation period set to end Read More...

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BDO appointed new auditor of Game Digital as Deloitte ditched
Audit

BDO appointed new auditor of Game Digital as Deloitte ditched

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

BDO appointed new auditor of Game Digital as Deloi...

BDO has scooped the audit role from Deloitte who were the previous auditors for Game Digital Read More...

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Making Tax Digital deadline is ‘unachievable’
Corporate Tax

Making Tax Digital deadline is ‘unachievable’

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Making Tax Digital deadline is ‘unachievable’

The deadline set by HMRC for the digitalisation of tax is ‘unachievable’ according 76% of tax professionals in a survey revealed by Brewer Morris Rea...

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'Innocent' companies will be hit by tough HMRC anti-fraud powers
Corporate Tax

'Innocent' companies will be hit by tough HMRC anti-fraud powers

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

'Innocent' companies will be hit by tough HMRC ant...

Civil penalties could hit companies unwittingly involved in VAT fraud, warns UHY Hacker Young Read More...

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'Clear' tax avoidance guidance for advisers issued by institutes
Accounting Standards

'Clear' tax avoidance guidance for advisers issued by institutes

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

'Clear' tax avoidance guidance for advisers issued...

Updated guidance on the standards expected of tax advisers and agents have been published by leading UK accountancy and tax bodies Read More...

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CIMA president becomes first chair of 'new' association
Institutes

CIMA president becomes first chair of 'new' association

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

CIMA president becomes first chair of 'new' associ...

Andrew Miskin, president of CIMA, has been appointed as the first chair of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants Read Mo...

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Former Co-operative Bank CFO admits misconduct
Business Regulation

Former Co-operative Bank CFO admits misconduct

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Former Co-operative Bank CFO admits misconduct

Barry Tootell, a former chief financial officer and chief executive of the Co-operative Bank, has admitted misconduct in a settlement agreement Read M...

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'Accountancy speed' top priority for SMEs, but advisers wary of 'robotisation'
Accounting Firms

'Accountancy speed' top priority for SMEs, but advisers wary of 'robotisati...

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

'Accountancy speed' top priority for SMEs, but adv...

The top priority for SMEs from their accountants is speed - but even advisers using tech to be efficient are wary of their offerings being commoditise...

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£6.9m tax fraud puts accountant, payroll head and director in prison
Tax Avoidance

£6.9m tax fraud puts accountant, payroll head and director in prison

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

£6.9m tax fraud puts accountant, payroll head and ...

£6.9m tax fraud committed in the UK has seen three businessmen jailed for a total of 19 years Read More...

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Record funds raised from tax relief schemes
Company News

Record funds raised from tax relief schemes

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Record funds raised from tax relief schemes

Nearly £1.8bn in funds have been raised by smaller companies under the EIS and SEIS tax relief schemes, a record figure Read More...

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KPMG announces senior tech advisory appointment
Accounting Firms

KPMG announces senior tech advisory appointment

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

KPMG announces senior tech advisory appointment

A new head of solutions, Aidan Brennan, has been appointed at KPMG UK Read More...

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FRP Advisory sells Spectrum Contracting to Minstrell Recruitment
Accounting Firms

FRP Advisory sells Spectrum Contracting to Minstrell Recruitment

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

FRP Advisory sells Spectrum Contracting to Minstre...

Hundreds of jobs are secure after Spectrum Contracting has been sold out of administration to Minstrell Recruitment by FRP Advisory Read More...

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Cowgill Holloway merges with Warings Business Advisers
Accounting Firms

Cowgill Holloway merges with Warings Business Advisers

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Cowgill Holloway merges with Warings Business Advi...

Cowgill Holloway and Warings Business Advisors have merged, with a range of growth plans in the North West put in place Read More...

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Mazars UK appoints new head of financial services
Accounting Firms

Mazars UK appoints new head of financial services

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Mazars UK appoints new head of financial services

Mazars has announced the appointment of Michael Tripp as the new head of financial services Read More...

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EY appoints new UK Government and Public Sector leader
Accounting Firms

EY appoints new UK Government and Public Sector leader

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

EY appoints new UK Government and Public Sector le...

A new leader, Darra Singh has been appointed to lead EY’s UK government and public sector practice Read More...

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Making Tax Digital – we're ready with Xero, says MacIntyre Hudson
Accounting Firms

Making Tax Digital – we're ready with Xero, says MacIntyre Hudson

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Making Tax Digital – we're ready with Xero, says M...

MHA MacIntyre Hudson has partnered with cloud accounting software provider Xero ahead of the government’s requirement for digital records Read More...

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US accountancy firm stats show revenue and profit growth
Accounting Firms

US accountancy firm stats show revenue and profit growth

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

US accountancy firm stats show revenue and profit ...

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 Read Mor...

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SMEs at risk of digital exclusion, finds ICAEW
Governance

SMEs at risk of digital exclusion, finds ICAEW

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

SMEs at risk of digital exclusion, finds ICAEW

Smaller businesses could be excluded from government plans for making business transactions digital, found new research from ICAEW Read More...

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Professional services sentiment improves as 'Brexit means work'
Accounting Firms

Professional services sentiment improves as 'Brexit means work'

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Professional services sentiment improves as 'Brexi...

The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from...

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HMRC criticised for expanding ‘unused’ power base
Governance

HMRC criticised for expanding ‘unused’ power base

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

HMRC criticised for expanding ‘unused’ power base

Further powers are being sought by HMRC, but it is ‘failing’ to use those it already has, such as Conduct Notices, says RPC Read More...

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CBW acquires Edwards Financial Services and a new partner
Accounting Firms

CBW acquires Edwards Financial Services and a new partner

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

CBW acquires Edwards Financial Services and a new ...

Carter Backer Winter has acquired Edwards Financial Services, expanding its financial planning department Read More...

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Grant Thornton invests in Aberdeen
Accounting Firms

Grant Thornton invests in Aberdeen

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Grant Thornton invests in Aberdeen

New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton Read More...

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Colin: Darwin's theory...applied to accountants
Accounting Firms

Colin: Darwin's theory...applied to accountants

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Colin: Darwin's theory...applied to accountants

Colin responds to the call for 'Darwinism' in accountancy Read More...

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Saffery Champness recruits KPMG’s UK head of private client advisory
Accounting Firms

Saffery Champness recruits KPMG’s UK head of private client advisory

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Saffery Champness recruits KPMG’s UK head of priva...

A new partner, Dermot Callinan, has joined Saffery Champness from KPMG where he was recently the head of the UK private client advisory team Read More...

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