COP27: Private sector net-zero transition guidance launched

ESG COP27: Private sector net-zero transition guidance launched

3w Sam Alberti

COP27: Private sector net-zero transition guidance...

The TPT has described the new guidance as the ‘gold standard’ for climate transition plans Read More...

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COP27: ISSB advances global climate disclosure baseline mission with fresh partnerships

ESG COP27: ISSB advances global climate disclosure baseline mission with fresh partnerships

3w Sam Alberti

COP27: ISSB advances global climate disclosure bas...

The standard setter claims the move will stimulate a push to create a globally-comparable framework Read More...

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From COP27 to carbon credits

ESG From COP27 to carbon credits

3w Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

From COP27 to carbon credits

With COP27 this month focusing global attention on climate change measures, ATT technical officer Helen Thornley has a look at the tax impacts of some...

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Accountants critical to defending SMEs against late payments

Business Accountants critical to defending SMEs against late payments

4w Sam Alberti

Accountants critical to defending SMEs against lat...

Late payments are costing small businesses £684m per year, research shows Read More...

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FRC ‘disappointed’ by UK corporate reporting errors

Business FRC ‘disappointed’ by UK corporate reporting errors

1m Sam Alberti

FRC ‘disappointed’ by UK corporate reporting error...

Both companies and their auditors must improve on cash flow statements, the regulator said Read More...

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Rishi Sunak must ‘press the reset button’ on small business support

Budget Rishi Sunak must ‘press the reset button’ on small business support

1m Sam Alberti

Rishi Sunak must ‘press the reset button’ on small...

Independent workers have been hamstrung by a series of “tax-grabs”, one expert said Read More...

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SMEs ‘sleepwalking into train crash’ as UK insolvencies soar

Business SMEs ‘sleepwalking into train crash’ as UK insolvencies soar

2m Sam Alberti

SMEs ‘sleepwalking into train crash’ as UK insolve...

The true impact of the crisis is yet to be felt, one expert said Read More...

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Back to the future for off-payroll working

Business Back to the future for off-payroll working

2m Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

Back to the future for off-payroll working

ATT technical officer, Emma Rawson, looks at what contractors and their advisors need to consider following the Chancellor’s unexpected IR35 announcem...

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Businesses warned of IR35 uncertainties despite reform u-turn

Business Businesses warned of IR35 uncertainties despite reform u-turn

2m Rob Griffin

Businesses warned of IR35 uncertainties despite re...

Accountancy firms say there are still many unanswered questions after Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s speech Read More...

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BKL becomes first major accountancy B Corp

Accounting Firms BKL becomes first major accountancy B Corp

2m Sam Alberti

BKL becomes first major accountancy B Corp

The firm is now the largest in its sector to achieve this status Read More...

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Mini Budget 2022: IR35 reforms to be repealed

Budget Mini Budget 2022: IR35 reforms to be repealed

2m Sam Alberti

Mini Budget 2022: IR35 reforms to be repealed

Market participants have welcomed the “huge victory”, but warned that the government mustn’t waste time in making its next move Read More...

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Why integrated thinking is an unmissable opportunity

ESG Why integrated thinking is an unmissable opportunity

2m Institute of Financial Accountants

Why integrated thinking is an unmissable opportuni...

As more SMEs are seeing the benefits of using integrated reporting, now is the time for accountants to leverage global developments to innovate their ...

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Accountants have ‘vital’ role to play in mitigating energy crisis for SMEs

Business Accountants have ‘vital’ role to play in mitigating energy crisis for SMEs

2m Rob Griffin

Accountants have ‘vital’ role to play in mitigatin...

Advisory firms will play a pivotal role in supporting SMEs prepare for the rapid rise in energy prices forecast this year Read More...

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ESG demand will force structure shift among audit firms, experts say

Audit ESG demand will force structure shift among audit firms, experts say

2m Sam Alberti

ESG demand will force structure shift among audit ...

A new ‘coexistence’ of financial audit and ESG advisory teams could emerge due to the nature of sustainability assurance services Read More...

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FRC: ‘More holistic’ view on ESG reporting needed by UK companies

ESG FRC: ‘More holistic’ view on ESG reporting needed by UK companies

3m Sam Alberti

FRC: ‘More holistic’ view on ESG reporting needed ...

Preparers of non-financial reports must consider materiality and how it serves the primary users of the statements, panelists at an FRC event said Rea...

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IR35 action “must not be lip service” for future PM

Business IR35 action “must not be lip service” for future PM

3m Sam Alberti

IR35 action “must not be lip service” for future P...

The prospect of reform is welcome, but must be taken with a pinch of salt, sources say Read More...

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How to get your firm started with ESG

Accounting Firms How to get your firm started with ESG

3m Stephen Heathcote

How to get your firm started with ESG

Stephen Heathcote, CEO of PrimeGlobal, highlights five essential steps all firms should take to be ESG ready Read More...

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ISSB must consider “burden” of complex standards for SMEs

ESG ISSB must consider “burden” of complex standards for SMEs

3m Sam Alberti

ISSB must consider “burden” of complex standards f...

The ISSB’s two exposure drafts must be revised to ensure accessibility and comparability, experts say Read More...

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Q&A: EY’s Dr Matthew Bell on the necessity of sustainability reporting and the urgent need for change

ESG Q&A: EY’s Dr Matthew Bell on the necessity of sustainability reporting and the urgent need for change

4m Rebecca Whittaker

Q&A: EY’s Dr Matthew Bell on the necessity of sust...

During a conversation with Accountancy Age, Dr Matthew Bell, global climate change and sustainability service leader at EY, highlights the need to “ra...

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The importance of standardised digitalisation for the accountancy sector

Business The importance of standardised digitalisation for the accountancy sector

4m Rachael King

The importance of standardised digitalisation for ...

The modern consumer is tech-savvy, and generally digitally literate. Nowhere is this more evident than within the financial sector; consumers demand r...

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Boris Johnson’s successor must make SME support an “immediate priority”

Business Boris Johnson’s successor must make SME support an “immediate priority”

4m Rebecca Whittaker and Sam Alberti

Boris Johnson’s successor must make SME support an...

While Rishi Sunak stands firm on his “sound money” values, appealing to the interests of businesses could be the route to the top job, experts argue R...

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UK R&D criteria to be tightened in system overhaul

Business UK R&D criteria to be tightened in system overhaul

4m Sam Alberti

UK R&D criteria to be tightened in system overhaul

New government proposals see scope widen in some areas but narrow in others Read More...

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Accounting watchdog fines Laura Ashley auditor over “serious” breaches

Administration Accounting watchdog fines Laura Ashley auditor over “serious” breaches

5m Rebecca Whittaker

Accounting watchdog fines Laura Ashley auditor ove...

UHY Hacker Young and audit engagement partner Martin Jones face fines of more than £300,00 following Laura Ashley audit breaches. Read More...

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The NMCN collapse and pending legal investigations – lessons for accountants

Business The NMCN collapse and pending legal investigations – lessons for accountants

5m Helen Young and Nishma Chudasama

The NMCN collapse and pending legal investigations...

As businesses in all sectors face a turbulent economic period ahead, the compliance bar for accountants is high when insolvency is on the horizon – NM...

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IT literacy a “prerequisite” for accountants

People In Business IT literacy a “prerequisite” for accountants

5m 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?

5m 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?

5m 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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