Auditors say it's time for action

Audit Auditors say it's time for action

12y 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

12y 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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Advisers welcome 2011 Finance Bill draft

Accounting Firms Advisers welcome 2011 Finance Bill draft

12y Kevin Reed, Writer

Advisers welcome 2011 Finance Bill draft

Less uncertainty, plus earlier tax consultation, please the profession Read More...

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China in your hands, BDO?

Accounting Firms China in your hands, BDO?

12y Kevin Reed, Writer

China in your hands, BDO?

BDO INTERNATIONAL produced solid growth figures for its international network today – but some its regional members are more equal than others. ...

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Banks and their auditors

Audit Banks and their auditors

12y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

Banks and their auditors

Auditors face an age-old dilemma when dealing with banks Read More...

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OEM appoints Hacker Young to CVA

Business Recovery OEM appoints Hacker Young to CVA

12y Kevin Reed, Writer

OEM appoints Hacker Young to CVA

Property business OEM finds itself with no assets: supervisors from UHY Hacker Young appointed to the company, which has entered a company voluntary a...

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2% growth for each of the next five years

Business Regulation 2% growth for each of the next five years

12y Gavin Hinks, Writer

2% growth for each of the next five years

Chancellor says economy will grow each of the next five years Read More...

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Cable backs monthly management accounts

Business Regulation Cable backs monthly management accounts

12y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Cable backs monthly management accounts

Business secretary lends his backing to campaign designed to persuade small businesses to produce monthly management accounts Read More...

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Niche companies' accounts under focus in 2011

Accounting Standards Niche companies' accounts under focus in 2011

12y Kevin Reed, Writer

Niche companies' accounts under focus in 2011

Recognition of risk in the accounts of companies operating in niche markets is the focus of the FRRP next year Read More...

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New drive for online VAT registrations

Business Regulation New drive for online VAT registrations

12y David Jetuah, Reporter

New drive for online VAT registrations

Cabinet Office boss says companies will be pushed to make VAT registrations electronically Read More...

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Road Hauliers Driven into Action by Late Payment Scourge

Business Recovery Road Hauliers Driven into Action by Late Payment Scourge

12y Martin Williams

Road Hauliers Driven into Action by Late Payment S...

The Road Haulage Association has been driven into action on behalf of its members who are experiencing delayed trade payments by large aggregates cust...

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Regulators failed to watch over Big Four during crisis, say Lords

Audit Regulators failed to watch over Big Four during crisis, say Lords

12y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

Regulators failed to watch over Big Four during cr...

Lord Lawson puts the boot into the FRC and FSA over their failure to communicate adequately with the Big Four Read More...

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BKL launches litigation support service

Business Recovery BKL launches litigation support service

12y Kevin Reed, Writer

BKL launches litigation support service

BKL Litigation Support launched Read More...

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Late payments improve...just

Business Regulation Late payments improve...just

12y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Late payments improve...just

Experian figures show that average payments time have marginally improved in the last quarter Read More...

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Funding Circle Success could put banks into a Flat Spin

Business Recovery Funding Circle Success could put banks into a Flat Spin

12y Martin Williams

Funding Circle Success could put banks into a Flat...

The initial success of a new SME lending service aimed at bypassing traditional banks may be getting the major clearers into a flat spin. Since its la...

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18 months for SMEs to grasp new accounting standards

Accounting Standards 18 months for SMEs to grasp new accounting standards

12y Kevin Reed, Writer

18 months for SMEs to grasp new accounting standar...

Smaller companies will be given 18 months to get to grips with new accounting standards Read More...

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Video: Disciplinary board creaks under workload

Business Regulation Video: Disciplinary board creaks under workload

12y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Video: Disciplinary board creaks under workload

AADB struggling to cope with huge number of cases on its books Read More...

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'Institutional prejudice' restricting audit market

Audit 'Institutional prejudice' restricting audit market

12y Santhie Goundar, Contributor

'Institutional prejudice' restricting audit market

Mid-tier firms tell Lords committee that intervention required to 'de-risk' audit market Read More...

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Sabien restates figures after error

Audit Sabien restates figures after error

12y Kevin Reed, Writer

Sabien restates figures after error

Sabien restates 2009 accounts after FRRP review Read More...

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Tax deferral agreements fall

Business Recovery Tax deferral agreements fall

12y Rachael Singh, Writer

Tax deferral agreements fall

Number of agreements between HMRC and businesses to delay tax payments has fallen dramatically Read More...

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New SME accounting will cost business £80m

Accounting Standards New SME accounting will cost business £80m

12y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

New SME accounting will cost business £80m

ASB releases IFRS for SMEs for UK businesses Read More...

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FRC wants greater power over auditors

Audit FRC wants greater power over auditors

12y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

FRC wants greater power over auditors

FRC wants more power to sanction auditors Read More...

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Hoogervorst appointment

Business Regulation Hoogervorst appointment

12y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

Hoogervorst appointment

There was a sting in the tail after today’s announcement that Hans Hoogervorst will replace Sir David Tweedie as head of the IASB. I’m not...

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FRC highlights four "significant synergies" if handed UKLA

Business Regulation FRC highlights four "significant synergies" if handed UKLA

12y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

FRC highlights four "significant synergies" if han...

FRC chief said it is important "all parts learn to work closer together" Read More...

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FRC chief lends support to proposed UKLA move

Business Regulation FRC chief lends support to proposed UKLA move

12y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

FRC chief lends support to proposed UKLA move

Proposed relocation of UK Listing Authority welcomed by FRC chairman Read More...

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FRC cheap, but not cheerful

Business Regulation FRC cheap, but not cheerful

12y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

FRC cheap, but not cheerful

I can’t help thinking that the audit inspection process here is a little second rate. I’m certainly not questioning the experience and pro...

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FSA fines Societe Generale £1.5m for reporting inaccuracies

Business Regulation FSA fines Societe Generale £1.5m for reporting inaccuracies

12y David Jetuah, Reporter

FSA fines Societe Generale £1.5m for reporting ina...

SocGen receives fine for failing to submit accurate reports for approximately 80% of its reportable transactions, across all of its asset classes, for...

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