No going concerns against UK PLC

Audit No going concerns against UK PLC

10y Rose Orlik

No going concerns against UK PLC

Going concerns in 2010/2011 interim reports fell to zero from 6% the previous year, according to a survey by Deloitte Read More...

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PwC to audit Clarity Commerce Solutions

Audit PwC to audit Clarity Commerce Solutions

10y Rose Orlik

PwC to audit Clarity Commerce Solutions

PwC is to take over from Baker Tilly as the auditor of Clarity Commerce Solutions Read More...

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UK GDP will fall under Europe-wide tax base

Business Regulation UK GDP will fall under Europe-wide tax base

10y Kevin Reed, Writer

UK GDP will fall under Europe-wide tax base

Research by the Oxford University's tax team finds an EU-wide corporate tax base would see UK GDP fall Read More...

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Government wants better tax impact discussions

Business Regulation Government wants better tax impact discussions

10y our parliamentary correspondent

Government wants better tax impact discussions

David Gauke wants more detailed impact assessments as part of the tax consutlation process Read More...

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Why concern about 'going concern?'

Audit Why concern about 'going concern?'

10y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Why concern about 'going concern?'

WHY all the fuss about going concern? The Financial Reporting Council, led by Baroness Hogg (pictured) has begun a review of reporting on going concer...

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Audit cool on reform

Accounting Firms Audit cool on reform

10y Kevin Reed, Writer

Audit cool on reform

Cable’s plans to raise audit thresholds for small businesses may cut red tape – but harm the economy Read More...

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Oh to be an emerging market!

Business Recovery Oh to be an emerging market!

10y Martin Williams

Oh to be an emerging market!

ACCORDING TO to the Hindu Times, India’s GDP growth will be around 8% this year. Why, you may ask, am I hitting you with this fact? Well, since ...

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Former Farepak boss take non-exec role

Business Recovery Former Farepak boss take non-exec role

10y Kevin Reed, Writer

Former Farepak boss take non-exec role

William Rollason, who could be disqualified as a director, takes non-exce role at Bright Futures Read More...

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US executives unprepared for accounting changes

Business Regulation US executives unprepared for accounting changes

10y Rachael Singh, Writer

US executives unprepared for accounting changes

Research conducted by Deloitte finds US businesses are not ready for proposed lease accounting changes Read More...

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Cross-border insolvency confusion must end

Business Recovery Cross-border insolvency confusion must end

10y Rachael Singh, Writer

Cross-border insolvency confusion must end

Clearer guidelines needed to help define the country in which a practitoner will manage an insolvent company Read More...

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Help HMRC track tax evaders

Business Regulation Help HMRC track tax evaders

10y David Gauke

Help HMRC track tax evaders

David Gauke wants advisers to help in the fight against tax evasion, as HMRC ramps up plans to monitor people with a record of non-compliance Read Mor...

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EC ruling could "significantly" hit UK tax take

Business Regulation EC ruling could "significantly" hit UK tax take

10y Jaimie Kaffash, Writer

EC ruling could "significantly" hit UK tax take

An EC request for the UK to withdraw two pieces of anti-avoidance tax legislation will harm the Exchequer Read More...

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Red tape burden causing businesses to breach regulations

Business Regulation Red tape burden causing businesses to breach regulations

10y Paul Grant, Writer

Red tape burden causing businesses to breach regul...

Sheer scale of regulations faced by businesses mean they often are unsure which rules apply to them, says NAO Read More...

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Beating the competition law

Business Regulation Beating the competition law

10y Catriona Munro

Beating the competition law

Catriona Munro explains why FDs and other accountants on boards need to be aware of potential anti-competitive practices in their business, and what t...

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New bank audit regime could learn from the Swiss

Audit New bank audit regime could learn from the Swiss

10y Kevin Reed, Writer

New bank audit regime could learn from the Swiss

New ICAS report highlights specialist bank audit supervision Read More...

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FSA and BoE outline code to improve bank audit oversight

Audit FSA and BoE outline code to improve bank audit oversight

10y Jaimie Kaffash, Writer

FSA and BoE outline code to improve bank audit ove...

The Financial Services Authority and the Bank of England publish proposals for a code of practice to improve communication between banks, auditors and...

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HMRC cuts wasting advisers' and clients' valuable time

Accounting Standards HMRC cuts wasting advisers' and clients' valuable time

10y Jaimie Kaffash, Writer

HMRC cuts wasting advisers' and clients' valuable ...

Treasury Select Committee told that HMRC staff cuts leave simple enquiries taking "months" to clear up Read More...

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Why the small business tax rate should rise

Business Regulation Why the small business tax rate should rise

10y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Why the small business tax rate should rise

Institute of Fiscal Studies argues that cutting the small business rate will merely encourage artifical incorporations Read More...

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Scottish retailer levy plans scrapped

Business Regulation Scottish retailer levy plans scrapped

10y Jaimie Kaffash, Writer

Scottish retailer levy plans scrapped

Proposals to levy large retail stores in Scotland are scrapped as Parliament blocks move Read More...

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International payments a major headache for SMEs

Business Regulation International payments a major headache for SMEs

10y Nick Huber, Writer

International payments a major headache for SMEs

Four in ten small businesses say cost of overseas payments is their second biggest frustration after currency fluctuations Read More...

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JJB Sports fined £455,000 for failing to disclose acquisition costs

Business Regulation JJB Sports fined £455,000 for failing to disclose acquisition costs

10y Nick Huber, Writer

JJB Sports fined £455,000 for failing to disclose ...

FSA fines the sports retailer for failing to tell the market about the true cost of two acquisitions Read More...

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ICAS calls for Bribery Act delay

Accounting Standards ICAS calls for Bribery Act delay

10y Nick Huber, Writer

ICAS calls for Bribery Act delay

Scottish institute calls for a three-month delay in the implementation of the Bribery Act to give SMEs time to prepare Read More...

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Troubling times force whistleblowers into hiding

Business Regulation Troubling times force whistleblowers into hiding

10y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Troubling times force whistleblowers into hiding

Falling fraud levels may mean whistleblowers are less likely to surface Read More...

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Corporate fraud falls in 2010

Business Recovery Corporate fraud falls in 2010

10y Nick Huber, Writer

Corporate fraud falls in 2010

BDO survey warns that reported fraud set to rise again after reported fraud levels fell by 30% prompting concerns that whistleblowers have gone quiet ...

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Go Deutsche for business

Business Recovery Go Deutsche for business

10y Martin Williams

Go Deutsche for business

FOR THOSE OF US that can forgive and forget Germany’s 4-1 trouncing of England in last year’s World Cup, doing business with our German EU...

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Auditors say it's time for action

Audit Auditors say it's time for action

10y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

Auditors say it's time for action

Audit profession says it's ready to deal with a new way of working, but is edgy at the lack of momentum Read More...

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50,000 SMEs' book-keeping targeted by HMRC

Administration 50,000 SMEs' book-keeping targeted by HMRC

10y Kevin Reed, Writer

50,000 SMEs' book-keeping targeted by HMRC

The taxman believes 40% of the 4.9m SME community keeps poor records and in turn may have unpaid tax liabilities. It intends to investigate up to 50,0...

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