Rangers tax case to have ‘dramatic’ consequences for football and business

Legal Rangers tax case to have ‘dramatic’ consequences for football and business

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Rangers tax case to have ‘dramatic’ consequences f...

The Supreme Court rules in favour of HMRC in a tax case relating to the remuneration of Rangers Football Club employees through an employee benefit tr...

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Lessons from Lehman: What insolvency issues can be drawn from the latest Waterfall case?

Insolvency Lessons from Lehman: What insolvency issues can be drawn from the latest Waterfall case?

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Lessons from Lehman: What insolvency issues can be...

Jessica Walker, senior associate at Mayer Brown International, discusses the insolvency issues raised by the Lehman case in the Supreme Court Read Mor...

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HMRC receives record number of judicial reviews

HMRC HMRC receives record number of judicial reviews

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

HMRC receives record number of judicial reviews

HMRC received a record number of 90 judicial reviews last year, raising concerns about the tax authority's potential misuse of power Read More...

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HMRC invests in Fraud Investigation Service ahead of Criminal Finances Act

HMRC HMRC invests in Fraud Investigation Service ahead of Criminal Finances Act

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

HMRC invests in Fraud Investigation Service ahead ...

HMRC has increased investment in its Fraud Investigation Service staff, suggesting that investigations into large corporates may be in progress Read M...

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The decline of the probate valuation specialist

Legal The decline of the probate valuation specialist

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

The decline of the probate valuation specialist

With the investment industry evolving towards discretionary investment management, Neil Jones of Hargreave Hale assesses why the probate services offe...

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HBOS in 2017: The ongoing scandal

Business Regulation HBOS in 2017: The ongoing scandal

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

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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Inheritance tax relief predicted to hit £900m through charitable donations

Legal Inheritance tax relief predicted to hit £900m through charitable donations

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Inheritance tax relief predicted to hit £900m thro...

Inheritance tax relief increased by 16% last year to £880m, compared to £760m in the previous year. The amount is significantly higher than the £420m ...

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Relationship between ‘gig economy’ and tax must be examined

Legal Relationship between ‘gig economy’ and tax must be examined

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Relationship between ‘gig economy’ and tax must be...

LITRG urges the Taylor review to examine the relationship between tax and non-standard work Read More...

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Debt collection made harder for businesses by new MoJ rules

Legal Debt collection made harder for businesses by new MoJ rules

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Debt collection made harder for businesses by new ...

New rules will make collecting debt from individuals more difficult for businesses Read More...

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Insolvency: When is it time to accept the inevitable?

Insolvency Insolvency: When is it time to accept the inevitable?

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Insolvency: When is it time to accept the inevitab...

What are the risks of trading when in financial difficulty? Nathanael Young of SA Law explores the legal implications of continuing to trade even thou...

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Failure to prevent tax evasion becomes criminal offence in Criminal Finances Act 2017

Legal Failure to prevent tax evasion becomes criminal offence in Criminal Finances Act 2017

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Failure to prevent tax evasion becomes criminal of...

The legislation, expected to be implemented in September 2017, will make businesses liable for criminal acts committed by employees who encourage or a...

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Gig economy: From the margins to the mainstream

Legal Gig economy: From the margins to the mainstream

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Gig economy: From the margins to the mainstream

Katie Clark of McDermott Will & Emery explores the 'gig economy', looking at practical steps employers should consider when engaging individuals a...

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What accountants need to know about providing legal services

Legal What accountants need to know about providing legal services

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

What accountants need to know about providing lega...

Ross Risby and Will Naylor of DAC Beachcroft highlight the key issues for accountants to consider when undertaking legal work Read More...

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Total fraud value at £2bn five-year high, finds BDO

Accounting Firms Total fraud value at £2bn five-year high, finds BDO

4y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Total fraud value at £2bn five-year high, finds BD...

The average cost of fraud increased 35.4% to £3.9m in 2016, compared to 2015 data Read More...

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SFO in 'big league' following Rolls-Royce settlement

Business Regulation SFO in 'big league' following Rolls-Royce settlement

4y Stephanie Wix, Writer

SFO in 'big league' following Rolls-Royce settleme...

Partner at Pinsent Masons says Serious Fraud Office has secured 'one of the top ten enforcement actions of all time' Read More...

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First head of client legal services practice appointed at RSM

Accounting Firms First head of client legal services practice appointed at RSM

4y Stephanie Wix, Writer

First head of client legal services practice appoi...

Carolyn Brown appointed as the first head of client legal services practice RSM Legal Read More...

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Leonard Curtis called in as administrators for builders Boshers

Legal Leonard Curtis called in as administrators for builders Boshers

4y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Leonard Curtis called in as administrators for bui...

The established building and heritage restoration company has ceased trading following the loss of major tenders Read More...

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Settlement reached between Margaret May and CIMA

Accounting Standards Settlement reached between Margaret May and CIMA

4y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Settlement reached between Margaret May and CIMA

After a seven-year saga, a result has been reached between Margaret May and CIMA over misconduct Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Wilkins Kennedy; RSM Tenon and KPMG

Accounting Firms Friday Afternoon Live: Wilkins Kennedy; RSM Tenon and KPMG

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: Wilkins Kennedy; RSM Tenon ...

Wilkins Kennedy's damaging damages payout; RSM Tenon complaints and fine; and KPMG cuts partner payouts - on the latest Friday Afternoon Live Read Mor...

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Ex-RSM Tenon CEO fined; ex-FD and PwC face complaints over its accounting

Accounting Standards Ex-RSM Tenon CEO fined; ex-FD and PwC face complaints over its accounting

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

Ex-RSM Tenon CEO fined; ex-FD and PwC face complai...

Former RSM Tenon CEO Andy Raynor fined and reprimanded over its accounting, with both its former FD and auditor PwC facing complaints from the FRC Rea...

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Grant Thornton and Lewis Silkin launch cyber security audit

Grant Thornton Grant Thornton and Lewis Silkin launch cyber security audit

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

Grant Thornton and Lewis Silkin launch cyber secur...

The accounting and legal giants have partnered to create DataCheckPoint, an eight-stage data and cyber security audit offering Read More...

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Nine steps for managing an accountancy disciplinary investigation

Accounting Firms Nine steps for managing an accountancy disciplinary investigation

5y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Nine steps for managing an accountancy disciplinar...

Do you have an investigation looming large over you? Kingsley Napley's Julie Matheson goes through the best strategies to manage the process Read More...

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Making Tax Digital project must be reset, experts tell MPs

Corporate Tax Making Tax Digital project must be reset, experts tell MPs

5y Andrew Goodall

Making Tax Digital project must be reset, experts ...

Making Tax Digital will impose significant additional tax compliance costs on small businesses for little or no medium term benefit, tax and small bus...

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Practices struggling to cope with 'significant cost' of tackling auto enrolment

Accounting Firms Practices struggling to cope with 'significant cost' of tackling auto enrolment

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

Practices struggling to cope with 'significant cos...

Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased cos...

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Former Tesco directors deny fraud and false accounting charges

Legal Former Tesco directors deny fraud and false accounting charges

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Former Tesco directors deny fraud and false accoun...

Three former Tesco executives, including the former finance director of Tesco UK, have denied charges of fraud and false accounting in relation to a £...

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Why accountants are better equipped than lawyers to assist with uncontested probate cases

Legal Why accountants are better equipped than lawyers to assist with uncontested probate cases

5y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Why accountants are better equipped than lawyers t...

For uncontested probate cases, clients should be turning to their accountants and not their lawyers and cutting out the middle man. But why are accoun...

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Investors sue Ingenious Media over tax losses

Legal Investors sue Ingenious Media over tax losses

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Investors sue Ingenious Media over tax losses

A group of investors in film schemes HMRC has determined as tax avoidance are suing Ingenious Media, the company that offered the schemes, and leading...

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