Money laundering: do you fully understand the risks?

Coronavirus Money laundering: do you fully understand the risks?

1y The Institute of Financial Accountants

Money laundering: do you fully understand the risk...

Accountancy firms should be more vigilant than ever of money laundering strategies, says the Institute of Financial Accountants Read More...

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Report: Auditors concerned over “market-wide capacity issue”

Audit Report: Auditors concerned over “market-wide capacity issue”

1y Aoife Morgan

Report: Auditors concerned over “market-wide capac...

“The resources that ARGA will require are just enormous” Read More...

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HMRC’s mini-umbrella company fraud crackdown sees similar approach to IR35

HMRC HMRC’s mini-umbrella company fraud crackdown sees similar approach to IR35

2y Aoife Morgan

HMRC’s mini-umbrella company fraud crackdown sees ...

Possible legislation would be like “trying to close a paper door against a herd of wild elephants” Read More...

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AAT and ICAEW tussle over calls for compulsory membership

Accounting Standards AAT and ICAEW tussle over calls for compulsory membership

2y Sam Alberti

AAT and ICAEW tussle over calls for compulsory mem...

“It’s unduly harsh” Read More...

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Dirty cash: the rising threat of Chinese Underground Banking

Legal Dirty cash: the rising threat of Chinese Underground Banking

2y Anne Davis | The Institute of Financial Accountants

Dirty cash: the rising threat of Chinese Undergrou...

Accountants and agents dealing with Chinese clients should be aware of the risk of Chinese Underground Banking to your business and mitigate this risk...

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FRC looks to extend rent concessions for retailers

Business FRC looks to extend rent concessions for retailers

2y Valerie Hart

FRC looks to extend rent concessions for retailers

With many retailers still reeling from the impact of the lockdowns, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has proposed extending the application perio...

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Accountants have ‘responsibility’ to challenge IR35, opposition group says

Regulation Accountants have ‘responsibility’ to challenge IR35, opposition group says

2y Sam Alberti

Accountants have ‘responsibility’ to challenge IR3...

Parliamentary group suggests industry must push for change Read More...

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UK rulemakers cautioned over Sarbanes-Oxley style reform model

Audit UK rulemakers cautioned over Sarbanes-Oxley style reform model

2y Sam Alberti

UK rulemakers cautioned over Sarbanes-Oxley style ...

Mixed reaction greets audit reform proposals Read More...

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Companies House reforms give power to clamp down on fraud

Accounting Firms Companies House reforms give power to clamp down on fraud

2y John Edwards

Companies House reforms give power to clamp down o...

Improving the quality of information on Companies House can’t happen soon enough, says John Edwards, CEO, Institute of Financial Accountants Read More...

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FRC launches investigation into Lookers audit

Big Four FRC launches investigation into Lookers audit

2y Aoife Morgan

FRC launches investigation into Lookers audit

Regulatory body has launched an investigation into Deloitte’s auditing practices for the years ending 2017 and 2018 Read More...

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Sir Martin Sorrell: Reforms contradict policy

Audit Sir Martin Sorrell: Reforms contradict policy

2y Tom Lemmon

Sir Martin Sorrell: Reforms contradict policy

Former CEO of FTSE 100 company WPP concerned reforms may discourage listing in the UK Read More...

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Open Banking is revolutionary, but will it take off?

Consulting Open Banking is revolutionary, but will it take off?

2y Daniel Tannenbaum | Sponsored by Tudor Lodge

Open Banking is revolutionary, but will it take of...

As of January 2021, personal and guarantor lenders in the UK can now use open banking as a better way to underwrite and analyse their customers who ap...

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MTD is coming to corporation tax

Corporate Tax MTD is coming to corporation tax

2y Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

MTD is coming to corporation tax

Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer, outlines what Making Tax Digital (MTD) for corporation tax will mean for companies and their agents in practice Re...

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UK CMCs turn to tech in face of “make or break” fee price cap proposals

Business UK CMCs turn to tech in face of “make or break” fee price cap proposals

2y Aoife Morgan

UK CMCs turn to tech in face of “make or break” fe...

CMCs required to disclose key information to consumers Read More...

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MTD: Time to get linked up

HMRC MTD: Time to get linked up

2y Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

MTD: Time to get linked up

The final part of the Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT requirements becomes mandatory from April 2021 with the ending of the soft landing for digital ...

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ACCA director: Cost of insolvency regulation unsustainable

Insolvency ACCA director: Cost of insolvency regulation unsustainable

2y Aoife Morgan

ACCA director: Cost of insolvency regulation unsus...

Association relinquishing RPB authority Read More...

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Autonomy auditors criticised in FRC investigation

Audit Autonomy auditors criticised in FRC investigation

2y Aoife Morgan

Autonomy auditors criticised in FRC investigation

Former Deloitte partners failed to act with “professional scepticism” Read More...

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Businesses take on risks due to IR35 preparation shortfall

Regulation Businesses take on risks due to IR35 preparation shortfall

2y Leanna Reeves

Businesses take on risks due to IR35 preparation s...

Failure to assess workers correctly could lead to financial cost and talent loss Read More...

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Comment: Christmas with a pandemic doesn’t just threaten retailers

Coronavirus Comment: Christmas with a pandemic doesn’t just threaten retailers

2y Paul Christensen

Comment: Christmas with a pandemic doesn’t just th...

Christmas is coming, and plans are being put in place to prepare for what will be a unique festive period, marking the culmination of a year of unprec...

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Time is running out for penalty-free corrections to CJRS and SEISS claims

Regulation Time is running out for penalty-free corrections to CJRS and SEISS claims

2y Sponsored | Markel Tax

Time is running out for penalty-free corrections t...

Now that the countdown to the October 20, 2020 deadline for correcting CJRS & SEISS claims has begun, Steve Price and Jacqui Mann discuss how HMRC wil...

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MP calls for new insolvency regulator over ‘massive’ conflict of interests

Insolvency MP calls for new insolvency regulator over ‘massive’ conflict of interests

2y Tom Lemmon

MP calls for new insolvency regulator over ‘massiv...

Conservative MP calls for outlaw of panel agreements and an insolvency tribunal to prevent “egregious” behaviour Read More...

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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020: A review

Business Recovery Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020: A review

2y Wayne Beck

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020: A re...

By Wayne Beck, associate, Faegre Drinker Read More...

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FRC urges government to implement audit reform

Audit FRC urges government to implement audit reform

2y Tom Lemmon

FRC urges government to implement audit reform

Principles for operational separation of audit were released yesterday by the FRC, but new legislation is needed for next steps Read More...

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Audit shake-up a good 'first step'

Audit Audit shake-up a good 'first step'

2y Tom Lemmon

Audit shake-up a good 'first step'

FRC has announced plans for the ‘operational separation’ of audit practices Read More...

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Audit Q&A: You cannot serve two masters

Accounting Standards Audit Q&A: You cannot serve two masters

2y Shannon Moyer

Audit Q&A: You cannot serve two masters

We sat down with Remko Renes, an assistant professor of corporate governance at Nyenrode Business University, to discuss the future of audit in the UK...

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BDO sued for £250m over ‘light-touch’ administration

Accounting Firms BDO sued for £250m over ‘light-touch’ administration

2y Tom Lemmon

BDO sued for £250m over ‘light-touch’ administrati...

A £250m insolvency negligence lawsuit, thought to be the largest of its kind, began this week against BDO in the UK’s High Court. The claimants in the...

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Delay to digital links mandate is good news

Regulation Delay to digital links mandate is good news

3y Andy Mills

Delay to digital links mandate is good news

The decision to delay the digital links mandate under MTD was not unexpected. Many organisations are struggling to remain operational and HMRC has ove...

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