Supreme Court rules against Pimlico Plumbers in landmark employment case
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Supreme Court rules against Pimlico Plumbers in landmark employment case

6y Idris Nagri

Supreme Court rules against Pimlico Plumbers in la...

The ruling, relating to the employment status of plumber Gary Smith, will have wide implications for the gig economy and the rights of independent con...

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Eight things we learned about GDPR at Accountex 2018
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Eight things we learned about GDPR at Accountex 2018

6y Idris Nagri

Eight things we learned about GDPR at Accountex 20...

This year's GDPR speaker sessions at Accountex London cut through the noise to reveal the new regulation is not nearly as complex as you think it is R...

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Deloitte faces disciplinary action over Autonomy accounts scandal
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Deloitte faces disciplinary action over Autonomy accounts scandal

6y Idris Nagri

Deloitte faces disciplinary action over Autonomy a...

The FRC has brought disciplinary action against Deloitte auditors over their failure to adequately challenge issues with Autonomy’s accounts, which le...

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Last minute GDPR preparation for accountants
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Last minute GDPR preparation for accountants

6y Idris Nagri

Last minute GDPR preparation for accountants

With the GDPR deadline of 25 May just around the corner, here are some of the last minute checks you should carry out to ensure that you are fully com...

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Ukraine’s PrivatBank files $3bn claim against PwC
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Ukraine’s PrivatBank files $3bn claim against PwC

6y Idris Nagri

Ukraine’s PrivatBank files $3bn claim against PwC

PwC said it plans to defend its position "vigorously" Read More...

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10 steps to helping clients sell their land
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10 steps to helping clients sell their land

6y Idris Nagri

10 steps to helping clients sell their land

A landowner advisory discusses top tips for accountants to help clients achieve a more secure and rewarding transaction when selling property Read Mor...

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How can accountants prepare to comply with GDPR?
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How can accountants prepare to comply with GDPR?

6y Idris Nagri

How can accountants prepare to comply with GDPR?

With the regulation set to take effect from 25 May this year, what do accountants need to do to ensure that they’re fully prepared and in compliance w...

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Webinar: How should accountants prepare for GDPR?
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Webinar: How should accountants prepare for GDPR?

6y Idris Nagri

Webinar: How should accountants prepare for GDPR?

With just over two months to go until GDPR takes effect, what final preparations can accountants carry out to fully comply with the new regulation? Re...

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Why should accountants take notice of GDPR?
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Why should accountants take notice of GDPR?

6y Idris Nagri

Why should accountants take notice of GDPR?

GDPR is due to take effect 25 May 2018. So what is the regulation, what changes will it bring about and why should accountants take notice? Read More...

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Deloitte’s audits of Hezbollah-linked bank to be examined by Dubai court
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Deloitte’s audits of Hezbollah-linked bank to be examined by Dubai court

6y Idris Nagri

Deloitte’s audits of Hezbollah-linked bank to be e...

In a landmark ruling, a Dubai judge said the court will hear whether Deloitte Middle East was negligent as auditor of the Lebanese Canadian Bank Read ...

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EU parliament to launch tax inquiry in the wake of the Paradise Papers
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EU parliament to launch tax inquiry in the wake of the Paradise Papers

6y Idris Nagri

EU parliament to launch tax inquiry in the wake of...

The committee's remit will cover EU VAT fraud, non-dom rules and the EU tax haven black list Read More...

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Taylor Review: Government expands workers’ rights, but tax issues remain
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Taylor Review: Government expands workers’ rights, but tax issues remain

6y Idris Nagri

Taylor Review: Government expands workers’ rights,...

The government proposals provide gig economy workers with greater rights, but experts say the refusal to re-examine NICs or tax classifications may be...

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Shareholders bring lawsuit against Steinhoff and Deloitte
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Shareholders bring lawsuit against Steinhoff and Deloitte

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Shareholders bring lawsuit against Steinhoff and D...

Law firm BarentsKrans has commenced legal proceedings against Steinhoff and its auditor Deloitte on behalf of aggrieved shareholders of the retail com...

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Former KPMG partners charged over PCAOB data leaks
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Former KPMG partners charged over PCAOB data leaks

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Former KPMG partners charged over PCAOB data leaks

Former PCAOB employees allegedly leaked confidential data to KPMG to help it pass audit inspections Read More...

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Whistleblower sues EY over Dubai gold refinery scandal
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Whistleblower sues EY over Dubai gold refinery scandal

6y Idris Nagri

Whistleblower sues EY over Dubai gold refinery sca...

Rihan says EY failed to disclose the gold company's improper activities and instead dismissed him and branded him a troublemaker Read More...

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Demystifying GDPR for accountants
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Demystifying GDPR for accountants

6y Idris Nagri

Demystifying GDPR for accountants

GDPR introduces more stringent rules and responsibilities and carries hefty fines for non-compliance. How will the regulation affect accountants? Read...

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How will Uber’s employment appeal loss affect its business model?
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How will Uber’s employment appeal loss affect its business model?

6y Idris Nagri

How will Uber’s employment appeal loss affect its ...

The ruling will have wider implications for employment law and gig economy workers Read More...

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HMRC victorious in £1.25bn VAT dispute with Littlewoods
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HMRC victorious in £1.25bn VAT dispute with Littlewoods

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HMRC victorious in £1.25bn VAT dispute with Little...

Ending a decade long legal battle, the Supreme Court has ruled HMRC does not have to pay Littlewoods £1.25bn in compound interest Read More...

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KPMG and Barclays sued for 'engineering' administration of quarrying company
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KPMG and Barclays sued for 'engineering' administration of quarrying compan...

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KPMG and Barclays sued for 'engineering' administr...

Both Barclays and KPMG strongly refute allegations they conspired to lead a subsidiary into administration Read More...

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The great professional services shake-up
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The great professional services shake-up

7y Idris Nagri

The great professional services shake-up

Accountancy has now moved one step closer to becoming a formal piece of the legal services furniture. How far will the boundaries be pushed, and how w...

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Finance Bill (No.2) to be published Friday 8 September
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Finance Bill (No.2) to be published Friday 8 September

7y Idris Nagri

Finance Bill (No.2) to be published Friday 8 Septe...

Topics expected to be covered include changes to corporate loss relief, measures to tackle tax avoidance and amending non-dom rules Read More...

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HMRC wins 22 out of 26 tax avoidance cases in 2016-17
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HMRC wins 22 out of 26 tax avoidance cases in 2016-17

7y Idris Nagri

HMRC wins 22 out of 26 tax avoidance cases in 2016...

HMRC lost only three out of 26 tax avoidance cases taken to court last year and had one mixed result, positioning them as a formidable force Read More...

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Anti-money laundering legislation may create a two-tier regime
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Anti-money laundering legislation may create a two-tier regime

7y Idris Nagri

Anti-money laundering legislation may create a two...

AML legislation may create a “two-tier regime” due to inconsistent approaches towards accountants that are part of a professional accounting body and ...

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Court upholds ruling against HMRC’s position in Sports Direct EU VAT case
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Court upholds ruling against HMRC’s position in Sports Direct EU VAT case

7y Idris Nagri

Court upholds ruling against HMRC’s position in Sp...

The Upper Tribunal Court has upheld a ruling in favour of Sports Direct and against HMRC’s position that the retail company owed millions in EU VAT Re...

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What to expect from GDPR
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What to expect from GDPR

7y Idris Nagri

What to expect from GDPR

The legislation gives individuals greater control over their personal data, including 'the right to be forgotten' and holds businesses accountable for...

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Pimlico Plumbers to take employment case appeal to Supreme Court
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Pimlico Plumbers to take employment case appeal to Supreme Court

7y Idris Nagri

Pimlico Plumbers to take employment case appeal to...

The case centres around the employment status of Gary Smith, a plumber who worked on a self-employment contract Read More...

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HMRC dawn raids increased by 34% in five years
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HMRC dawn raids increased by 34% in five years

7y Idris Nagri

HMRC dawn raids increased by 34% in five years

This is part of HMRC’s efforts to clamp down on white collar tax evasion, and new legislation criminalising failure to prevent tax evasion will give H...

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