IT literacy a “prerequisite” for accountants

People In Business IT literacy a “prerequisite” for accountants

20m Sonia Sharma

IT literacy a “prerequisite” for accountants

A basic level of IT literacy combined with investment in training and personal development is essential for staff and new hires at accountancy firms t...

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How super is the super-deduction?

Business How super is the super-deduction?

1d Natasha Spicer

How super is the super-deduction?

Regardless of how effective the super-deduction has been in incentivising investment and boosting productivity, economists and tax professionals alike...

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Capital allowances – time for reform?

Business Capital allowances – time for reform?

1w Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

Capital allowances – time for reform?

Emma Rawson, ATT technical officer, takes a look at proposals to shake up the capital allowances regime Read More...

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A lawyer’s perspective on audit reform

Audit A lawyer’s perspective on audit reform

1w Richard Highley and Julian Bubb-Humfryes

A lawyer’s perspective on audit reform

Richard Highley and Julian Bubb-Humfryes of DAC Beachcroft LLP ask whether the criticism levelled at the UK government over its "watered down” plans t...

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Plastic Packaging Tax: Applying it for your clients

ESG Plastic Packaging Tax: Applying it for your clients

3w Institute of Financial Accountants

Plastic Packaging Tax: Applying it for your client...

With the Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) having come into force on April 1, affecting manufacturers and plastic packaging importers, John Edwards, CEO of ...

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Accounting firms could “lose credibility” from MSC crackdown

Business Accounting firms could “lose credibility” from MSC crackdown

3w Sam Alberti

Accounting firms could “lose credibility” from MSC...

Accountants with contractor clients must take practical steps in an attempt to fly under HMRC’s radar Read More...

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BEIS outlines plan for UK adoption of new sustainability standards

ESG BEIS outlines plan for UK adoption of new sustainability standards

2m Sam Alberti

BEIS outlines plan for UK adoption of new sustaina...

Initiatives will include the endorsement, adoption and mandate of international standards, a UK government representative said Read More...

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The Trust Registration Service – Where are we now?

Business The Trust Registration Service – Where are we now?

2m Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

The Trust Registration Service – Where are we now?

With only a small fraction of the expected number of trusts added to the Trust Register since it opened to non-taxable trusts on September 1, 2021, He...

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Companies House reform will increase “red tape” for SMEs

Business Companies House reform will increase “red tape” for SMEs

3m Sam Alberti

Companies House reform will increase “red tape” fo...

Further compliance burdens and the prospect of increased costs are particularly untimely for small businesses, one expert said Read More...

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ISSB publishes draft proposals for global sustainability disclosures

ESG ISSB publishes draft proposals for global sustainability disclosures

3m Sam Alberti

ISSB publishes draft proposals for global sustaina...

The move marks the beginning of a comprehensive global baseline for climate-related financial reporting Read More...

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TCFD guidance not "necessarily clear" as mandatory disclosures loom

ESG TCFD guidance not "necessarily clear" as mandatory disclosures loom

3m Sam Alberti

TCFD guidance not "necessarily clear" as mandatory...

Businesses are at risk of being too cautious with disclosures due to the lack of clarity Read More...

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Flexible advisory services critical to tax and finance transformation, experts say

Business Flexible advisory services critical to tax and finance transformation, experts say

4m Joanne Christie

Flexible advisory services critical to tax and fin...

Research shows the majority of firms are planning to overhaul their tax and finance business model in the near future Read More...

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ISSB: A “badly needed” step in ESG disclosure push

ESG ISSB: A “badly needed” step in ESG disclosure push

4m Sam Alberti

ISSB: A “badly needed” step in ESG disclosure push

The new International Sustainability Standards Board will seek to simplify the global sustainability reporting landscape by consolidating several stan...

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Q&A: caba CEO Cristian Holmes

People In Business Q&A: caba CEO Cristian Holmes

4m Maria Volpe

Q&A: caba CEO Cristian Holmes

Accountancy Age spoke with caba CEO, Dr Cristian Holmes, to discuss the importance of the organisation’s mental health services in helping accountants...

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Contractors are “right to be fearful” of IR35 reform impact

Business Contractors are “right to be fearful” of IR35 reform impact

4m Sam Alberti

Contractors are “right to be fearful” of IR35 refo...

Most self-employed workers believe that IR35 is the biggest threat to their business in 2022, research suggests Read More...

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Is 2022 the year for the company car to go all-electric?

Business Is 2022 the year for the company car to go all-electric?

5m Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

Is 2022 the year for the company car to go all-ele...

ATT Technical Officer Helen Thornley suggests employers take advantage of tax benefits for electric cars sooner rather than later Read More...

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Advisers to play “key role” in tackling poor UK growth

Business Advisers to play “key role” in tackling poor UK growth

6m Sam Alberti

Advisers to play “key role” in tackling poor UK gr...

If the UK was a US state, it would be the nation’s poorest, research has found Read More...

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ESG: A new era for accountancy

ESG ESG: A new era for accountancy

6m Sam Alberti

ESG: A new era for accountancy

Forthcoming reporting guidelines will be a landmark development for non-financial reporting Read More...

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Audit committees must take climate change "a lot more seriously"

ESG Audit committees must take climate change "a lot more seriously"

7m Natasha Spencer-Jolliffe

Audit committees must take climate change "a lot m...

Research has shown that the majority are not discussing such matters regularly Read More...

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Q&A: Harry Briggs, director of ESG reporting and assurance at KPMG

ESG Q&A: Harry Briggs, director of ESG reporting and assurance at KPMG

7m Sam Alberti

Q&A: Harry Briggs, director of ESG reporting and a...

Accountancy Age spoke with director of ESG and assurance at KPMG, Harry Briggs, who outlined the evolving non-financial reporting landscape and his ef...

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Sage, ICC and ACCA call on governments and big business to help SMBs join the race to net zero

Business Sage, ICC and ACCA call on governments and big business to help SMBs join the race to net zero

7m Sponsored | ACCA

Sage, ICC and ACCA call on governments and big bus...

Policymakers and large companies must standardise and simplify carbon reporting and accounting for SMBs or risk millions of businesses being left behi...

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SMEs hit by post-pandemic support withdrawal must “go back to basics”

Business Recovery SMEs hit by post-pandemic support withdrawal must “go back to basics”

8m Cath Everett

SMEs hit by post-pandemic support withdrawal must ...

Having a clear plan and clean data to help optimise the use of scarce resources will be key for businesses Read More...

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UK must develop professional skills or “risk being left behind”, market warns

Business UK must develop professional skills or “risk being left behind”, market warns

11m Sam Alberti

UK must develop professional skills or “risk being...

The financial and professional services sector’s talent pipeline is critical to supporting the wider UK economy, according to market participants Read...

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Furlough Countdown: Advising clients as Covid-19 restrictions end

Accounting Firms Furlough Countdown: Advising clients as Covid-19 restrictions end

11m Silverfin | Sponsored

Furlough Countdown: Advising clients as Covid-19 r...

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has supported millions of jobs amid the pandemic, but with the support measure set to end in September, how can a...

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FTSE firms call for audit reform delay

Audit FTSE firms call for audit reform delay

1y Tom Lemmon

FTSE firms call for audit reform delay

Survey reveals over two-thirds want to delay implementing reform by two years Read More...

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EOTs “last resort” for businesses at risk of defaulting on bounce back loans

Business EOTs “last resort” for businesses at risk of defaulting on bounce back loans

1y Aoife Morgan

EOTs “last resort” for businesses at risk of defau...

Shift from BBL debt to equity could pose wider business implications Read More...

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New bill targets fraudulent company dissolution

Business Recovery New bill targets fraudulent company dissolution

1y Jeremy Chan

New bill targets fraudulent company dissolution

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

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