Furloughed staff considered ‘super-priority’ creditors during administration

Coronavirus Furloughed staff considered ‘super-priority’ creditors during administration

1y Jeremy Chan

Furloughed staff considered ‘super-priority’ credi...

Recent court rulings clarify legal grey area caused by furlough scheme Read More...

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Coronavirus puts life insurers under threat due to ‘phantom capital’ exposure

Accounting Standards Coronavirus puts life insurers under threat due to ‘phantom capital’ exposure

1y Tom Lemmon

Coronavirus puts life insurers under threat due to...

Corporate defaults caused by the impacts of coronavirus could lead to a collapse of the life insurance market, as matching adjustment leaves many expo...

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UK regulations on accountancy during coronavirus

Coronavirus UK regulations on accountancy during coronavirus

1y Shannon Moyer

UK regulations on accountancy during coronavirus

This page will be updated with the latest information on UK Government support for both businesses and taxpayers affected by coronavirus Read More...

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Budget 2020: IR35 paying for tax cuts

Brexit & Economy Budget 2020: IR35 paying for tax cuts

1y Tom Lemmon

Budget 2020: IR35 paying for tax cuts

The incoming changes to IR35 are being used to pay for the “generous” tax cuts in today’s budget, according to Smith & Williamson’s employme...

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Ready, steady, report

HMRC Ready, steady, report

1y Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

Ready, steady, report

Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer, discusses the significance of the new service for UK residential property on CGT liability Read More...

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Humphrey: Audit needs a dynamic repair

Audit Humphrey: Audit needs a dynamic repair

1y Tom Lemmon

Humphrey: Audit needs a dynamic repair

Manchester University’s Professor of accounting, Christopher Humphrey talks to Accountancy Age about the future of audit Read More...

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The impact of off-payroll working

HMRC The impact of off-payroll working

1y James Poyser

The impact of off-payroll working

James Poyser, CEO, inniAccounts provides insights to the research inniAccounts conducted on the impact of the latest legislation on IR35 Read More...

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IR35: HMRC denies creating ‘culture of fear’

Business Regulation IR35: HMRC denies creating ‘culture of fear’

1y Tom Lemmon

IR35: HMRC denies creating ‘culture of fear’

HMRC responds to accusations of “going after” corporations and contractors Read More...

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IR35 is nearly upon the private sector – let’s now hope for a soft landing

HMRC IR35 is nearly upon the private sector – let’s now hope for a soft landing

1y Brian Palmer, AAT

IR35 is nearly upon the private sector – let’s now...

AAT's Brian Palmer suggests a 12 month ‘soft landing’ period for the IR35 off-payroll working rules as the government shows no intention of postponing...

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Pressure on accountants intensifies as money laundering crackdown heats up

Regulation Pressure on accountants intensifies as money laundering crackdown heats up

1y IRIS | Sponsored

Pressure on accountants intensifies as money laund...

To protect themselves from the threat of money laundering and preserve their reputation, businesses in the UK should embrace AML solutions Read More...

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IR35 causing "blockage in the market"

HMRC IR35 causing "blockage in the market"

1y Leanna Reeves

IR35 causing "blockage in the market"

CEO of inniAccounts James Poyser discusses the current challenges inflicted by IR35, and how businesses today still champion the suspension of the ref...

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FCA say firms act without “foresight”, but principles attacked over lack of clarity

Business FCA say firms act without “foresight”, but principles attacked over lack of clarity

1y Tom Lemmon

FCA say firms act without “foresight”, but princip...

FCA director of enforcement and market oversight Mark Steward attacked firms for not fully considering the regulator’s principles, but event delegates...

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Why you should care about DAC6

Regulation Why you should care about DAC6

1y Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

Why you should care about DAC6

From 1 July 2020, taxpayers and their advisers will have a new set of disclosure rules to get to grips with. These new rules, based on an EU Council D...

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Top 5 trends in 2020 to be prepared for as an accountant

Accounting Firms Top 5 trends in 2020 to be prepared for as an accountant

1y Wolters Kluwer | Sponsored

Top 5 trends in 2020 to be prepared for as an acco...

2019 has been nothing short of rapid, with the industry facing changes, uncertainty and new advancements in technology. With that in mind, what does 2...

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#MeToo – The story continues

Legal #MeToo – The story continues

1y Accountancy Age, Reporters

#MeToo – The story continues

By Jonathan Iyer, Associate, and Leonie Sheridan, of law firm Lewis Silkin’s Professional Services team. As former employees of Harvey Weinstein take...

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Podcast: Inside Accountancy episode 11 - IR35 has instilled a ‘fear culture’

Accounting Standards Podcast: Inside Accountancy episode 11 - IR35 has instilled a ‘fear culture’

1y Tom Lemmon

Podcast: Inside Accountancy episode 11 - IR35 has ...

In the latest episode of Inside Accountancy, Darren Fell CEO and Founder of Crunch Accounting discusses the government’s proposed changes to IR35 and ...

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Turning IR35 on its head: 5 key takeaways

Accounting Standards Turning IR35 on its head: 5 key takeaways

1y Tom Lemmon

Turning IR35 on its head: 5 key takeaways

Here are the five key takeaways from our recent webinar, Turning IR35 on its head. If you missed the webinar and want to learn more, click the link at...

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Accountants need to embrace digital AML solutions

Legal Accountants need to embrace digital AML solutions

1y Martin Cheek, MD of SmartSearch

Accountants need to embrace digital AML solutions

"Anti-money-laundering (AML) technology has also seen significant advances. In particular, electronic verification (EV) technology has been developed ...

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Accounting bodies call for improved reporting on UN's SDG

Green Accounting bodies call for improved reporting on UN's SDG

1y Leanna Reeves

Accounting bodies call for improved reporting on U...

The revised version of the Sustainable Development Goals Disclosure (SDGD) demands firms to further include sustainable development risks within their...

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New legislation to tackle late payments introduced by Labour peer

Regulation New legislation to tackle late payments introduced by Labour peer

1y Jeremy Chan

New legislation to tackle late payments introduced...

Legislation aims to deals with late payments “once and for all.” Read More...

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SAIs: strengthening the government audit function internationally

Governance SAIs: strengthening the government audit function internationally

1y Salema Hafiz, CIPFA, International Acting Divisional Director

SAIs: strengthening the government audit function ...

SAIs are essential for good governance in any country. In addition to holding their government to account by scrutinising the legality and accuracy of...

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IR35: Four out of ten companies considering dropping contractors

Business Regulation IR35: Four out of ten companies considering dropping contractors

1y Paul Hanaphy

IR35: Four out of ten companies considering droppi...

Research by Be Digital UK found that 41% of companies are reviewing their strategy for procuring contractors over IR35. Read More...

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Brydon and the audit gap: Expectations, definitions and fraud

Accounting Standards Brydon and the audit gap: Expectations, definitions and fraud

1y Chris Jewers

Brydon and the audit gap: Expectations, definition...

Sir Donald Brydon’s report into the quality and effectiveness of audit was published at the end of 2019, and in it, Brydon tackles the issues of the a...

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What does 5MLD mean for Accountants?

Legal What does 5MLD mean for Accountants?

1y Paul Hanaphy

What does 5MLD mean for Accountants?

The fifth anti-money laundering directive is now active, and businesses face a race against time to become compliant. Read More...

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‘Status, scope and skills of internal audit’ must be increased says Chartered IIA

Audit ‘Status, scope and skills of internal audit’ must be increased says Chartered IIA

1y Paul Hanaphy

‘Status, scope and skills of internal audit’ must ...

Major accountancy bodies support new code after string of audit-related business collapses in recent years. Read More...

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Order restored to private residence relief computations

Business Regulation Order restored to private residence relief computations

1y Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

Order restored to private residence relief computa...

Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer, discusses the Higgins case and what does HMRC’s arguments mean in practice and with reference to D49. Read More...

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Government announces review into IR35

Governance Government announces review into IR35

1y Chris Jewers

Government announces review into IR35

A review into IR35, promised by Sajid Javid in the run up to the election, has been launched by the UK government. While this will come as welcome new...

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