Chair appointed at Centre for Public Interest Audit following announcement of incorporation
Audit

Chair appointed at Centre for Public Interest Audit following announcement ...

6h Accountancy Age

Chair appointed at Centre for Public Interest Audi...

The Centre for Public Interest Audit (CPIA), a new organisation that will bring together auditors from across the profession to shape best practice an...

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Labour government full speed ahead on audit reform
Audit

Labour government full speed ahead on audit reform

5d Accountancy Age

Labour government full speed ahead on audit reform

The recent King’s Speech has unveiled a raft of legislative proposals set to significantly reshape the landscape for accountants and auditors ac...

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Chancellor unveils £7.3 billion National Wealth Fund to bolster private sector investment
Economy

Chancellor unveils £7.3 billion National Wealth Fund to bolster private sec...

2w Accountancy Age

Chancellor unveils £7.3 billion National Wealth Fu...

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rachel Reeves, has announced the creation of a £7.3 billion National Wealth Fund (NWF), a pivotal move by the newly e...

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Audit reforms, sustainability and industrial strategy key to Starmer's economic growth pledge
Accounting Firms

Audit reforms, sustainability and industrial strategy key to Starmer's econ...

2w Accountancy Age

Audit reforms, sustainability and industrial strat...

The UK’s new Labour government must commit to taking forward audit and corporate governance reform and legislate to clear the local audit backlog in E...

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Breaking news: Insights into Labour's victory
Brexit & Economy

Breaking news: Insights into Labour's victory

3w Accountancy Age

Breaking news: Insights into Labour's victory

The recent decisive victory of the Labour Party in the UK’s general election will undoubtedly send ripples through the nation’s financial ...

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UK business owners want easing of EU trade barriers and cuts to VAT from next Government, shows survey
Brexit

UK business owners want easing of EU trade barriers and cuts to VAT from ne...

3w Accountancy Age

UK business owners want easing of EU trade barrier...

Many businesses still struggling with post-Brexit trade friction Read More...

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Election tax policies under scrutiny, accountants demand transparency and innovation
Brexit & Economy

Election tax policies under scrutiny, accountants demand transparency and i...

3w Rachael Kennedy

Election tax policies under scrutiny, accountants ...

As the UK gears up for the general election, accounting and tax experts are calling on the incoming government to address critical gaps in tax policie...

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Forget national service, focus on financial literacy
Economy

Forget national service, focus on financial literacy

4w Accountancy Age

Forget national service, focus on financial litera...

TikTok accountant launches SME advice podcast on UN Micro and SME day, 27 June Read More...

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An accountant's guide to the Labour manifesto
Brexit & Economy

An accountant's guide to the Labour manifesto

1m Accountancy Age

An accountant's guide to the Labour manifesto

Labour's manifesto aims to rebuild the economy with a focus on growth, social justice, and sustainability. Key proposals include capping corporation t...

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An accountants guide to the Conservative manifesto
Brexit & Economy

An accountants guide to the Conservative manifesto

1m Accountancy Age

An accountants guide to the Conservative manifesto

Ahead of the General Election, Accountancy Age will be providing an analysis of the leading party’s manifestos and the impact they will have on the UK...

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An accountants guide to the Liberal Democrats' manifesto
Corporate Tax

An accountants guide to the Liberal Democrats' manifesto

1m Accountancy Age

An accountants guide to the Liberal Democrats' man...

The Liberal Democrats' 2024 manifesto, "For A Fair Deal," proposes significant tax reforms, focusing on fairness and sustainability. Key changes inclu...

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UK economy improving, but no quick fixes for the next government
Economy

UK economy improving, but no quick fixes for the next government

1m Jonathan Ashworth, Chief Economist, ACCA

UK economy improving, but no quick fixes for the n...

2023 was a challenging year for the UK economy, which expanded by just 0.1%, and experienced a technical recession in the second half of the year. Adm...

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SMEs are worried about political uncertainty - accountants, take heed
Brexit & Economy

SMEs are worried about political uncertainty - accountants, take heed

2m Accountancy Age

SMEs are worried about political uncertainty - acc...

Over half of SME decision makers have cited the potential change of government and political uncertainty as key concerns Read More...

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Rumours of pre-election Finance Bill propose potential tax cuts
Budget

Rumours of pre-election Finance Bill propose potential tax cuts

2m Rachael King

Rumours of pre-election Finance Bill propose poten...

As the UK gears up for a general election on July 4th, speculation is mounting about a possible finance bill that could be introduced in the final day...

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Urgent action needed on FCA's misinterpreted investment trust rules
Brexit & Economy

Urgent action needed on FCA's misinterpreted investment trust rules

3m Accountancy Age

Urgent action needed on FCA's misinterpreted inves...

Concerns about how the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has applied the cost disclosure regime to investment trusts have been highlighted by the Hous...

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Ten Budget predictions from the MHA tax partners
Budget

Ten Budget predictions from the MHA tax partners

5m MHA

Ten Budget predictions from the MHA tax partners

As we get closer to the Budget and there is talk of public spending reduction to fund his proposals, we think a cut by the Chancellor to the headline ...

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Tech leaders debate AI skills shortage in Parliament
Business

Tech leaders debate AI skills shortage in Parliament

5m Rachael King

Tech leaders debate AI skills shortage in Parliame...

Technology industry leaders are pressing the government for substantial investment to prepare the next generation with essential digital and AI skills...

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Jeremy Hunt hints at further tax cuts at Davos: What accountants need to know
Budget

Jeremy Hunt hints at further tax cuts at Davos: What accountants need to kn...

6m Rachael Kennedy

Jeremy Hunt hints at further tax cuts at Davos: Wh...

UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has hinted at the possibility of further tax cuts in the upcoming spring Budget, during his time at the World Economic Forum...

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COP28: Accounting bodies call for action on climate-related reporting disclosures
Accounting Standards

COP28: Accounting bodies call for action on climate-related reporting discl...

8m Rachael Kennedy

COP28: Accounting bodies call for action on climat...

Effective corporate reporting on sustainability will prevent greenwashing issues and deliver more data for better implementation of climate policies R...

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Accounting firms disagree on future of CGT as General Election looms
Budget

Accounting firms disagree on future of CGT as General Election looms

10m Greg Noble

Accounting firms disagree on future of CGT as Gene...

CGT receipts have increased by over 100% in the past five years and reached a record level of £18bn in the last year alone, and a further 18% increase...

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Significant work required by government to gain trust of businesses again, experts says
Business

Significant work required by government to gain trust of businesses again, ...

1y Greg Noble

Significant work required by government to gain tr...

The Office for National Statistics reported that inflation in the UK dropped to 7.9% in June Read More...

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Tory MP: IR35 has become ‘Frankenstein’s monster’
Contracting

Tory MP: IR35 has become ‘Frankenstein’s monster’

1y Sam Alberti

Tory MP: IR35 has become ‘Frankenstein’s monster’

According to the senior Conservative, the Tory party must have one eye on the next general election in deciding the future of the off-payroll working ...

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Business owners need certainty to encourage them to retain UK businesses, experts say
Business

Business owners need certainty to encourage them to retain UK businesses, e...

1y Greg Noble

Business owners need certainty to encourage them t...

23% of business owners having hastened their plans to either sell or wind down their businesses Read More...

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UK economy: Growth prospects ‘stymied’ as inflation stagnates and interest rates soar
Business

UK economy: Growth prospects ‘stymied’ as inflation stagnates and interest ...

1y Sam Alberti

UK economy: Growth prospects ‘stymied’ as inflatio...

UK inflation has surpassed 5% for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis Read More...

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Labour’s private equity tax raid would ‘substantially weaken’ UK PLC, experts say
Politics

Labour’s private equity tax raid would ‘substantially weaken’ UK PLC, exper...

1y Sam Alberti

Labour’s private equity tax raid would ‘substantia...

Fresh analysis suggests that HMRC is missing out on around £600m per year due to the carried interest loophole Read More...

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Inheritance tax freeze 'disproportionate' amid UK borrowing plateau
Personal Tax

Inheritance tax freeze 'disproportionate' amid UK borrowing plateau

1y Greg Noble

Inheritance tax freeze 'disproportionate' amid UK ...

This was the fourth largest borrowing year since records began in 1993 Read More...

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ICAEW: Bank of England interest rate rise ‘ill-advised’
Brexit & Economy

ICAEW: Bank of England interest rate rise ‘ill-advised’

1y Sam Alberti

ICAEW: Bank of England interest rate rise ‘ill-adv...

Interest rate hike to lead to more business turbulence, argue accountants Read More...

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