BDO sued for £250m: Selling agent accused of conflict of interest

Accounting Firms BDO sued for £250m: Selling agent accused of conflict of interest

2y Tom Lemmon

BDO sued for £250m: Selling agent accused of confl...

The claimants in the case against BDO over their administration of One Blackfriars Limited have accused BDO of inappropriately using real estate firm,...

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BDO partner admits she didn’t challenge ‘shockingly low’ valuation

Accounting Firms BDO partner admits she didn’t challenge ‘shockingly low’ valuation

2y Tom Lemmon

BDO partner admits she didn’t challenge ‘shockingl...

Witness in £250m insolvency negligence lawsuit said she didn’t challenge low valuation of One Blackfriars site Read More...

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BDO sued for £250m over ‘light-touch’ administration

Accounting Firms BDO sued for £250m over ‘light-touch’ administration

2y Tom Lemmon

BDO sued for £250m over ‘light-touch’ administrati...

A £250m insolvency negligence lawsuit, thought to be the largest of its kind, began this week against BDO in the UK’s High Court. The claimants in the...

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Accountants under pressure to process payroll claims

Accounting Firms Accountants under pressure to process payroll claims

2y Leanna Reeves

Accountants under pressure to process payroll clai...

Thousands of government scheme applications means accountants face extreme pressure to submit clients’ claim on time Read More...

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Inside Accountancy podcast: Coronavirus and accountancy

Accounting Firms Inside Accountancy podcast: Coronavirus and accountancy

2y Tom Lemmon

Inside Accountancy podcast: Coronavirus and accoun...

In the latest edition of Inside Accountancy, reporter Tom Lemmon speaks to Donna Bulmer, managing partner of Haines Watts to discuss how coronavirus h...

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Accountancy industry unlikely to return to office

Accounting Firms Accountancy industry unlikely to return to office

2y Leanna Reeves

Accountancy industry unlikely to return to office

Remote working caused by lockdown means practices and software providers could move away from traditional workplace after restrictions are lifted Read...

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Industry at odds over potential insolvencies

Accounting Firms Industry at odds over potential insolvencies

2y Tom Lemmon

Industry at odds over potential insolvencies

Predictions of 800,000 UK insolvencies requires “sense-checking” says RSM, but leading insolvency body say it depends on the length of the crisis Read...

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Cogital Group set for rebrand

Accounting Firms Cogital Group set for rebrand

2y Tom Lemmon

Cogital Group set for rebrand

Business services provider – and owner of a number of accountancy firms including Baldwins and Campbell Dallas – Cogital Group, is to rebr...

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Covid-19 black swan reminds accounting firms to consider crisis planning

Accounting Firms Covid-19 black swan reminds accounting firms to consider crisis planning

2y Leanna Reeves

Covid-19 black swan reminds accounting firms to co...

Reputation adviser says the outgrowing epidemic shows firms often overlook crisis management Read More...

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UK firms prepare for coronavirus hit

Accounting Firms UK firms prepare for coronavirus hit

2y Shannon Moyer

UK firms prepare for coronavirus hit

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to evolve, accountants across the UK and Ireland are preparing measures to adapt Read More...

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Exponential small business growth creates new advisory market

Accounting Firms Exponential small business growth creates new advisory market

2y Tom Lemmon

Exponential small business growth creates new advi...

A new accountancy advisory market has arisen as more businesses hit steeper growth trajectories in tighter timeframes, according to Smith and Williams...

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Non-accountants take helm in practice

Accounting Firms Non-accountants take helm in practice

2y Tom Lemmon

Non-accountants take helm in practice

Intense competition is forcing accountancy practices to look to non-accountants to help differentiate, bringing into question the value of a tradition...

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Video: Forensic Accounting - Skills

Accounting Firms Video: Forensic Accounting - Skills

2y Chris Jewers

Video: Forensic Accounting - Skills

In this video, Chris Osborne, Partner and head of the forensic services at FRP, discusses the skills that are required to be a forensic accountant Rea...

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Baldwins founder departs, North becomes CEO

Accounting Firms Baldwins founder departs, North becomes CEO

2y Tom Lemmon

Baldwins founder departs, North becomes CEO

Directors of Baldwins - John Baldwin, David Baldwin and Shaun Knight - have all left the business with immediate effect, Cogital Group has confirmed. ...

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Top 5 trends in 2020 to be prepared for as an accountant

Accounting Firms Top 5 trends in 2020 to be prepared for as an accountant

2y Wolters Kluwer | Sponsored

Top 5 trends in 2020 to be prepared for as an acco...

2019 has been nothing short of rapid, with the industry facing changes, uncertainty and new advancements in technology. With that in mind, what does 2...

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Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – "Last chance saloon" for audit

Accounting Firms Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – "Last chance saloon" for audit

2y Chris Jewers

Exclusive: Interview with Sir Donald Brydon – "Las...

Speaking exclusively to Accountancy Age in the first of a two-part series, Sir Donald Brydon - author of the report into the effectiveness and quality...

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Surge in redundancy and poor service led to unique accountancy solutions

Accounting Firms Surge in redundancy and poor service led to unique accountancy solutions

2y Tom Lemmon

Surge in redundancy and poor service led to unique...

Crunch Accounting: Unique accountancy services filling the gap of accountants’ quality of service, professionalism, cost, and redundancies. Read More...

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RSM: What’s in a name?

Accounting Firms RSM: What’s in a name?

2y Kevin Reed

RSM: What’s in a name?

Kevin Reed of Foulger Underwood discusses how certain brands are intrinsically associated with accountancy and they’re here to stay. Read More...

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Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 9 – Bad debt vs disputed debt and the opportunity for accountants

Accounting Firms Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 9 – Bad debt vs disputed debt and the opportunity for accountants

2y Austin Clark, Editor

Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 9 – Bad debt v...

In the latest episode of the Inside Accountancy podcast, Chris Clay, co-founder and managing director of Escalate Disputes, and partner at PKF Littlej...

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Advising your clients on carbon emissions

Accounting Firms Advising your clients on carbon emissions

2y Chris Jewers

Advising your clients on carbon emissions

AAT has released advice on how its members can guide their clients on reducing their carbon emissions and become greener. Read More...

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What is ARGA? Brydon makes recommendations for stronger audit regulator

Accounting Firms What is ARGA? Brydon makes recommendations for stronger audit regulator

2y Chris Jewers

What is ARGA? Brydon makes recommendations for str...

One day after the release of the Brydon report on 18 December, The Queen’s Speech referenced the government’s proposal to create a stronger regulator ...

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Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and audit recommendations

Accounting Firms Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and audit recommendations

2y Chris Jewers

Brydon Report: Industry reacts to findings and aud...

Following the release of the Brydon report, in which Sir Donald Brydon has made 64 recommendations on how to improve the troubled UK audit industry, A...

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FRC extends Thomas Cook investigation to more statements audited by EY

Accounting Firms FRC extends Thomas Cook investigation to more statements audited by EY

2y Chris Jewers

FRC extends Thomas Cook investigation to more stat...

The UK’s audit and accountancy watchdog has announced it will expand its investigation into EY’s auditing of Thomas Cook’s financial statements to inc...

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Firm's ‘humanist’ approach to graduate scheme led to BAAs win

Accounting Firms Firm's ‘humanist’ approach to graduate scheme led to BAAs win

2y Chris Jewers

Firm's ‘humanist’ approach to graduate scheme led ...

Kamlesh Rajput, founder of Sterling Finance, winners of the graduate and non-graduate programme of the year award at the 2019 British Accountancy Awar...

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KPMG partner cull – between a rock and a hard place?

Accounting Firms KPMG partner cull – between a rock and a hard place?

2y Tom Lemmon

KPMG partner cull – between a rock and a hard plac...

In recent weeks, rumours around the Big Four firm potentially culling a significant number of UK partners have swirled, with the Financial Times repor...

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Video: Trust in audit and technology – an Accountancy Age panel debate

Accounting Firms Video: Trust in audit and technology – an Accountancy Age panel debate

2y Leanna Reeves

Video: Trust in audit and technology – an Accounta...

Accountancy Age’s first filmed panel debate offers a discussion around the issue of trust in audit – a profession which encounters both a growing use ...

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Accountants urged to step up and steer SMEs through turbulent times

Accounting Firms Accountants urged to step up and steer SMEs through turbulent times

2y Jeremy Chan

Accountants urged to step up and steer SMEs throug...

Accountants encouraged to help guide SMEs through ‘the most turbulent time they have ever experienced’. Read More...

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