Leonard Curtis launches legal services division

Accounting Firms Leonard Curtis launches legal services division

5y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Leonard Curtis launches legal services division

Insolvency specialists Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group (LCBSG) has introduced a legal services division Read More...

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Manchester accountant jailed for tax fraud

Legal Manchester accountant jailed for tax fraud

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Manchester accountant jailed for tax fraud

An accountant from Levenshulme, who created fake tax returns and expense accounts to steal more than £285,000 has been jailed after he was caught by H...

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Berkshire motor business VAT fraudsters sentenced

Corporate Tax Berkshire motor business VAT fraudsters sentenced

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Berkshire motor business VAT fraudsters sentenced

The former owners of a Maidenhead motor dealership who illegally claimed an £86,000 VAT repayment have been sentenced Read More...

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Accountant jailed for £25,000 fraud

Legal Accountant jailed for £25,000 fraud

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Accountant jailed for £25,000 fraud

A financial controller who defrauded his company by nearly £25,000 has been jailed for 18 months Read More...

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Deloitte Middle East sued over negligence

Accounting Firms Deloitte Middle East sued over negligence

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Deloitte Middle East sued over negligence

The Middle East arm of Deloitte and Touche is being sued by a Dubai-based investment group after it failed to spot money laundering at a now defunct L...

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Post-Brexit surge of EU tax cases expected

Corporate Tax Post-Brexit surge of EU tax cases expected

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Post-Brexit surge of EU tax cases expected

Advisers anticipate a surge in the number of new tax cases sent to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) following the UK’s decision to le...

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Duncan & Toplis beefs up probate team with legal sector hire

Accounting Firms Duncan & Toplis beefs up probate team with legal sector hire

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Duncan & Toplis beefs up probate team with leg...

A solicitor with more than three decades’ experience is bringing his skills to the probate team at chartered accountants Duncan & Toplis Read More...

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Advisers arrested in suspected £132m tax fraud investigation

Legal Advisers arrested in suspected £132m tax fraud investigation

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Advisers arrested in suspected £132m tax fraud inv...

Three tax advisers have been arrested as part of a HMRC investigation into a suspected £132m tax fraud. Read More...

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BDO pinches KPMG leader for new legal role

Accounting Firms BDO pinches KPMG leader for new legal role

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

BDO pinches KPMG leader for new legal role

Former KPMG director Christopher Arnull has joined BDO as its first head of Legal and Practice Protection Read More...

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Film tax fraud accountants jailed for 36 years

Corporate Tax Film tax fraud accountants jailed for 36 years

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Film tax fraud accountants jailed for 36 years

A team of film tax fraudsters, which involved accountants, have been jailed for 36 years Read More...

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Take part in our 'Seven Days in Accountancy' quiz

Accounting Firms Take part in our 'Seven Days in Accountancy' quiz

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Take part in our 'Seven Days in Accountancy' quiz

The latest edition of our 'Seven Days in Accountancy' quiz is here Read More...

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Former PwC employees found guilty in Luxleaks trial

Accounting Firms Former PwC employees found guilty in Luxleaks trial

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Former PwC employees found guilty in Luxleaks tria...

Former PwC employees Antoine Deltour and Raphael Halet have been found guilty for their role in the Luxleaks scandal Read More...

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Taking Stock: Harry Potter and the curse of the £1m VAT refund

Legal Taking Stock: Harry Potter and the curse of the £1m VAT refund

5y Taking Stock

Taking Stock: Harry Potter and the curse of the £1...

Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint is looking to cast a spell over HMRC... Read More...

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Four jailed in £100m tax fraud film scam

Corporate Tax Four jailed in £100m tax fraud film scam

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Four jailed in £100m tax fraud film scam

Four men have been jailed after HMRC rumbled a £100m tax fraud film scam Read More...

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Buckinghamshire accountant wins battle of the baronet

Legal Buckinghamshire accountant wins battle of the baronet

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Buckinghamshire accountant wins battle of the baro...

A retired accountant from the Home Counties has won his claim to the Baronetcy of Stichill Read More...

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Lycamobile offices raided in tax fraud investigation

Accounting Firms Lycamobile offices raided in tax fraud investigation

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Lycamobile offices raided in tax fraud investigati...

French police have raided Lucamobile's Paris HQ on suspicion of money laundering and tax fraud Read More...

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European Commission close to anti-tax avoidance package

Administration European Commission close to anti-tax avoidance package

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

European Commission close to anti-tax avoidance pa...

European Commission is one step closer to a wide-reaching anti-tax avoidance package Read More...

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Taking Stock: I want your tax; I want your tax for good, sings HMRC

Legal Taking Stock: I want your tax; I want your tax for good, sings HMRC

5y Taking Stock

Taking Stock: I want your tax; I want your tax for...

Take That have been singing to HMRC's tune in recent months Read More...

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Former Torex CEO sues KPMG and RBS

Accounting Firms Former Torex CEO sues KPMG and RBS

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Former Torex CEO sues KPMG and RBS

Former chief executive of failed software company Torex Retal is suing RBS, KPMG and Cerberus Capital accusing the firms of fraud Read More...

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HRMC loses £653,000 tax battle following administration error

Administration HRMC loses £653,000 tax battle following administration error

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HRMC loses £653,000 tax battle following administr...

The government department made a very costly administration error in a letter to a tax avoidance user Read More...

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HMRC calls for extra time in Spot the Ball legal battle

Corporate Tax HMRC calls for extra time in Spot the Ball legal battle

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HMRC calls for extra time in Spot the Ball legal b...

HMRC is set to take its £97m VAT battle with Sportech to the Supreme Court Read More...

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Oracle faces shareholder lawsuit over accounting methods

Accounting Software Oracle faces shareholder lawsuit over accounting methods

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Oracle faces shareholder lawsuit over accounting m...

A lawsuit has been filed against Oracle over claims it used improper accounting methods to inflate its cloud computing revenues Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: BHS/Austin Reed collapse, PwC board shakeup and some very sad news

Accounting Firms Friday Afternoon Live: BHS/Austin Reed collapse, PwC board shakeup and some very sad news

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Friday Afternoon Live: BHS/Austin Reed collapse, P...

Richard Crump explores PwC's boardroom shakeup, and he runs through the latest developments with beleaguered retailers BHS and Austin Reed. Read More...

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HMRC stumped in ECB VAT surcharge battle

Company News HMRC stumped in ECB VAT surcharge battle

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

HMRC stumped in ECB VAT surcharge battle

The England and Wales Cricket board has hit HMRC for six in its VAT battle with the government department Read More...

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Google’s Paris HQ raided in tax avoidance probe

Administration Google’s Paris HQ raided in tax avoidance probe

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Google’s Paris HQ raided in tax avoidance probe

The search engine's tax affairs have come under further scrutiny following a dawn raid on its Paris offices Read More...

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Law Society pours scorn on ICAEW's latest attempt to expand its legal reach

Accounting Standards Law Society pours scorn on ICAEW's latest attempt to expand its legal reach

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

Law Society pours scorn on ICAEW's latest attempt ...

Law Society claims that the public interest cannot prove to have been served by the ICAEW's move into probate - and as such should not be used by the ...

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Gift Aid fraud accountant jailed for six years

Corporate Tax Gift Aid fraud accountant jailed for six years

5y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Gift Aid fraud accountant jailed for six years

Three men involved in the elaborate fraud were handed jail sentences for their crimes Read More...

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