ICAEW proposes major £2 million minimum for Professional Indemnity Insurance
Accounting Standards

ICAEW proposes major £2 million minimum for Professional Indemnity Insuranc...

1m Accountancy A

ICAEW proposes major £2 million minimum for Profes...

The ICAEW cited managing insurance costs, firms struggling to obtain coverage, assessing risk-taking capacity, and evolved firm structures as drivers ...

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Industry Insight: Top fraud and bribery risks for pharmaceutical and life sciences
Business Regulation

Industry Insight: Top fraud and bribery risks for pharmaceutical and life s...

2m Nigel Layton

Industry Insight: Top fraud and bribery risks for ...

From battling underground invoice frauds in China to navigating bribery risks in the Middle East, Mazars' Nigel Layton shares essential insights on co...

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Master the art of end-of-year prep for Limited Company clients
Business

Master the art of end-of-year prep for Limited Company clients

6m Accountancy Age

Master the art of end-of-year prep for Limited Com...

Discover the critical aspects of end-of-year preparation for accountants managing limited company clients, from tax planning to compliance and effecti...

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ISSB transition respite will provide 'more consistency'
Business Regulation

ISSB transition respite will provide 'more consistency'

1y Greg Noble

ISSB transition respite will provide 'more consist...

The ISSB revealed that it will offer transitional aid to companies as they implement S1 (general requirements) and S2 (climate) Read More...

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‘Arbitrary’ new R&D threshold could encourage fraud
Brexit & Economy

‘Arbitrary’ new R&D threshold could encourage fraud

1y Sam Alberti

‘Arbitrary’ new R&D threshold could encourage frau...

40% R&D threshold is an "arbitrary" number and may exclude many SMEs, accounting experts caution Read More...

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Accountants sceptical as government pledges to regulate umbrella industry
Business Regulation

Accountants sceptical as government pledges to regulate umbrella industry

1y Sam Alberti

Accountants sceptical as government pledges to reg...

Plans to establish a Single Enforcement Body have resurfaced having been reportedly shelved last year Read More...

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Self-employed ‘abandoned’ as IR35 absent from Autumn Statement
Budget

Self-employed ‘abandoned’ as IR35 absent from Autumn Statement

2y Sam Alberti

Self-employed ‘abandoned’ as IR35 absent from Autu...

Clarity is desperately needed following a series of U-turns, market participants have said Read More...

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Economic crime levy: Relief for SMEs
Business Regulation

Economic crime levy: Relief for SMEs

3y Institute of Financial Account...

Economic crime levy: Relief for SMEs

Revised plans and draft legislation suggest that smaller businesses should be exempt Read More...

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FRC looks to extend rent concessions for retailers
Business

FRC looks to extend rent concessions for retailers

3y Valerie Hart

FRC looks to extend rent concessions for retailers

With many retailers still reeling from the impact of the lockdowns, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has proposed extending the application perio...

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Budget 2020: IR35 paying for tax cuts
Brexit & Economy

Budget 2020: IR35 paying for tax cuts

4y Tom Lemmon

Budget 2020: IR35 paying for tax cuts

The incoming changes to IR35 are being used to pay for the “generous” tax cuts in today’s budget, according to Smith & Williamson’s employme...

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IR35: HMRC denies creating ‘culture of fear’
Business Regulation

IR35: HMRC denies creating ‘culture of fear’

4y Tom Lemmon

IR35: HMRC denies creating ‘culture of fear’

HMRC responds to accusations of “going after” corporations and contractors Read More...

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FCA say firms act without “foresight”, but principles attacked over lack of clarity
Business

FCA say firms act without “foresight”, but principles attacked over lack of...

4y Tom Lemmon

FCA say firms act without “foresight”, but princip...

FCA director of enforcement and market oversight Mark Steward attacked firms for not fully considering the regulator’s principles, but event delegates...

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IR35: Four out of ten companies considering dropping contractors
Business Regulation

IR35: Four out of ten companies considering dropping contractors

4y Paul Hanaphy

IR35: Four out of ten companies considering droppi...

Research by Be Digital UK found that 41% of companies are reviewing their strategy for procuring contractors over IR35. Read More...

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Order restored to private residence relief computations
Business Regulation

Order restored to private residence relief computations

4y Helen Thornley

Order restored to private residence relief computa...

Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer, discusses the Higgins case and what does HMRC’s arguments mean in practice and with reference to D49. Read More...

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Immediate action required to meet new AML legislation
Accounting Standards

Immediate action required to meet new AML legislation

4y Chris Jewers

Immediate action required to meet new AML legislat...

Professional services firms need to take immediate action in order to meet requirements of amended AML regulation, that will come into force on the 10...

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Enhancing and enabling global financial reporting
Business Regulation

Enhancing and enabling global financial reporting

4y Andrew Hay

Enhancing and enabling global financial reporting

Andrew Hay, Head of Proposition, Statutory Reporting and Shared Services Centres at Thomson Reuters talks about statutory reporting. Read More...

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New research highlights global financial reporting harmonisation
Business Regulation

New research highlights global financial reporting harmonisation

5y Andrew Hay

New research highlights global financial reporting...

Andrew Hay, Head of Proposition, Statutory Reporting and Shared Services Centres at Thomson Reuters, talks about the firm's latest research on statuto...

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PRR: how will your clients be affected?
Budget

PRR: how will your clients be affected?

5y Helen Thornley

PRR: how will your clients be affected?

Helen Thornley, Technical Officer at the Association of Taxation Technicians explains the implications of the changes to private residence relief (PRR...

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ICAEW: Companies House data a “gaping hole in AML defences”
Audit

ICAEW: Companies House data a “gaping hole in AML defences”

5y Dave Beach

ICAEW: Companies House data a “gaping hole in AML ...

New research quantifies the extent of Companies House inaccuracy as the ICAEW urges the Treasury and BEIS to shore up defences Read More...

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CASS regulations: Are you compliant?
Business Regulation

CASS regulations: Are you compliant?

7y Cashfac | Sponsored

CASS regulations: Are you compliant?

How can businesses best prepare to ensure that they comply fully with CASS regulations, and what are the implications of non-compliance? Read More...

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FCA fines Merrill Lynch £34.5m over reporting failures
Business Regulation

FCA fines Merrill Lynch £34.5m over reporting failures

7y Accountancy Age

FCA fines Merrill Lynch £34.5m over reporting fail...

This is the first enforcement action against a business by the watchdog over failing to report transactions of this kind Read More...

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5 reasons not to overlook the Common Reporting Standard
Accounting Firms

5 reasons not to overlook the Common Reporting Standard

7y Accountancy Age

5 reasons not to overlook the Common Reporting Sta...

Helen Thornley from ATT looks at the reasons why accountants should pay more heed to the Common Reporting Standard Read More...

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Minimising cyber security risk: The first steps
Business Regulation

Minimising cyber security risk: The first steps

7y Accountancy Age

Minimising cyber security risk: The first steps

Following the NHS cyber attack earlier this year, data breaches and data theft must be taken seriously. What are the first steps towards protection ag...

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The UK’s post-Brexit trade policy options
Business Regulation

The UK’s post-Brexit trade policy options

7y Accountancy Age

The UK’s post-Brexit trade policy options

With the Queen's Speech appearing to indicate an exit from both the single market and customs union as part of the Brexit process, we assess what the ...

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Adapting to change: Regulatory developments leading the way in CFD trading
Business Regulation

Adapting to change: Regulatory developments leading the way in CFD trading

7y Accountancy Age

Adapting to change: Regulatory developments leadin...

CFDs are undergoing change, with regulatory control on financial trading tightening as regulators crack down on non-compliant brokers Read More...

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HBOS in 2017: The ongoing scandal
Business Regulation

HBOS in 2017: The ongoing scandal

7y Accountancy Age

HBOS in 2017: The ongoing scandal

Many questions remain unanswered following the HBOS scandal. How did six people get away with so much for so long? How has Lloyds responded? What are ...

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ACCA calls for collaboration with professional bodies to ‘internationalise’ trade post-Brexit
Business Regulation

ACCA calls for collaboration with professional bodies to ‘internationalise’...

7y Accountancy Age

ACCA calls for collaboration with professional bod...

Ahead of the general election on 8 June, ACCA has announced five recommendations for implementing an 'effective' strategy for international trade once...

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