Director disqualifications due to tax debts an increasingly large proportion of Insolvency Service figures - lawyers warn that the service is not dealing with other types of activity
A 41% spike in the number of firms going bust can be attributed in part to increased audit thresholds
Financial watchdog reaches agreement with Farepak parent company auditor EY and its partner Alan Flitcroft
Prohibited tax services are open to interpretation, claims Richard Crump
EU rules will impose mandatory audit rotation, restrict non-audit services, cap non-audit fees and enhance supervision
An increase in the audit threshold could be dire for the smaller end of the accounting profession
Auto Enrolment (AE) promises to be one of the most complicated pieces of legislation small and medium sized businesses have ever encountered. Many view the administrative burden as formidable. Understandably, SMEs will be turning to accountants for help.
Bribery Act has failed to increase confidence in SMEs says 51% of ACCA accountants
Accounting’s watchdog has granted Deloitte an appeal over its tribunal loss for work it carried out at MG Rover
The introduction of automatic enrolment has revolutionised the way workers in the UK will save for retirement. But it's also opened up new opportunities for accountants and other types of corporate service providers.