How can accountants prepare to comply with GDPR?

Legal How can accountants prepare to comply with GDPR?

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

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?

Legal Webinar: How should accountants prepare for GDPR?

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

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?

Legal Why should accountants take notice of GDPR?

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

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

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

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

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

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

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

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

Audit Shareholders bring lawsuit against Steinhoff and Deloitte

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

Audit Former KPMG partners charged over PCAOB data leaks

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

Big Four Whistleblower sues EY over Dubai gold refinery scandal

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

Accounting Standards Demystifying GDPR for accountants

4y Ellen Temperton, Lewis Silkin

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?

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

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

HMRC HMRC victorious in £1.25bn VAT dispute with Littlewoods

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

Big Four KPMG and Barclays sued for 'engineering' administration of quarrying company

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

Accounting Standards The great professional services shake-up

4y Fergus Payne, Lewis Silkin

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

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

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

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

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

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

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

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

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

Legal What to expect from GDPR

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

Legal Pimlico Plumbers to take employment case appeal to Supreme Court

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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

HMRC HMRC dawn raids increased by 34% in five years

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

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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Accountants shouldn’t neglect hybrid mismatch anti-avoidance rules

Accounting Standards Accountants shouldn’t neglect hybrid mismatch anti-avoidance rules

4y Alison Conley

Accountants shouldn’t neglect hybrid mismatch anti...

Alison Conley, partner at MHA MacIntyre Hudson, looks at hybrid mismatch anti-avoidance legislation, and why accountants should pay attention to it Re...

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PwC sued by NHBC for £35m in tax dispute

Accounting Firms PwC sued by NHBC for £35m in tax dispute

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

PwC sued by NHBC for £35m in tax dispute

NHBC is suing its auditor PwC over allegations the firm failed to disclose the council was overpaying corporation tax Read More...

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Are you prepared for the £1 changeover?

Accounting Firms Are you prepared for the £1 changeover?

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Are you prepared for the £1 changeover?

With less than three months left before the old round pound coin loses its legal tender status, The Royal Mint and HM Treasury are urging accountants ...

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Industry reaction: Taylor Review does not go far enough in addressing tax issues

Legal Industry reaction: Taylor Review does not go far enough in addressing tax issues

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Industry reaction: Taylor Review does not go far e...

While supportive of suggestions to afford gig economy workers more rights and protections, industry reaction suggests more tax reform is needed for me...

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Are you prepared for partnership?

Legal Are you prepared for partnership?

4y Howard Kennedy LLP

Are you prepared for partnership?

Being made partner is an exciting opportunity, but it's important to fully understand the rights, obligations, liabilities and duties that come with p...

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The real price of mates' rates in the provision of professional services

Accounting Standards The real price of mates' rates in the provision of professional services

4y DAC Beachcroft

The real price of mates' rates in the provision of...

It's important for accountants who provide services outside a formal contractual framework to think about their exposure to claims Read More...

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