Accounting bodies call for improved reporting on UN's SDG

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

2y 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

2y 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

2y 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

2y 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

2y 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?

2y 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

2y 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

2y 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

2y 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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Loan Charge reforms backed by independent review and HMRC

HMRC Loan Charge reforms backed by independent review and HMRC

2y Shannon Moyer

Loan Charge reforms backed by independent review a...

Sir Amyas Morse’s independent review into the Loan Charge includes a series of middle-ground reforms which aim to balance taxpayers’ responsibility al...

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Audit quality: Why do FRC fines keep increasing?

Regulatory Bodies Audit quality: Why do FRC fines keep increasing?

2y Leanna Reeves

Audit quality: Why do FRC fines keep increasing?

As the value of fines on audit firms issued by the FRC increases, experts reflect on why the regulator’s approach has changed and how this has impacte...

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Immediate action required to meet new AML legislation

Accounting Standards Immediate action required to meet new AML legislation

2y Chris Jewers

Immediate action required to meet new AML legislat...

Professional services firms need to take immediate action in order to meet requirements of amended AML regulation, that will come into force on the 10...

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What is ARGA? Brydon makes recommendations for stronger audit regulator

Accounting Firms What is ARGA? Brydon makes recommendations for stronger audit regulator

2y Chris Jewers

What is ARGA? Brydon makes recommendations for str...

One day after the release of the Brydon report on 18 December, The Queen’s Speech referenced the government’s proposal to create a stronger regulator ...

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Shareholders at war: Court influenced by expert accountant on true value of business

Legal Shareholders at war: Court influenced by expert accountant on true value of business

2y Roger Isaacs

Shareholders at war: Court influenced by expert ac...

As is common in such shareholder disputes, emotions ran high, causing the judge to observe that “at times the complaints have seemed more suited to a ...

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Examining public financial management in fragile states

Practice Examining public financial management in fragile states

2y Salema Hafiz, CIPFA, International Acting Divisional Director

Examining public financial management in fragile s...

Financial management issues characteristic of fragile states include widespread corruption, fraud, low tax collection and highly bureaucratic environm...

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IR35: Tory MPs write to Chancellor

Politics IR35: Tory MPs write to Chancellor

2y Chris Jewers

IR35: Tory MPs write to Chancellor

Conservative MPs John Redwood and Andrew Bowie have both written to Sajid Javid, urging him to suspend or extend the IR36 6 April 2020 deadline until ...

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FRC extends Thomas Cook investigation to more statements audited by EY

Accounting Firms FRC extends Thomas Cook investigation to more statements audited by EY

2y Chris Jewers

FRC extends Thomas Cook investigation to more stat...

The UK’s audit and accountancy watchdog has announced it will expand its investigation into EY’s auditing of Thomas Cook’s financial statements to inc...

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Accounting body IASB proposes profit reporting standardisation

Practice Accounting body IASB proposes profit reporting standardisation

2y Chris Jewers

Accounting body IASB proposes profit reporting sta...

The IASB has put forward a set of “game changing” proposals that it hopes will improve financial reporting for both investors and for companies commun...

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Brydon review calls for ‘urgent reform’

Accounting Standards Brydon review calls for ‘urgent reform’

2y Chris Jewers

Brydon review calls for ‘urgent reform’

The long wait for the Brydon report is over, and in it Sir Donald Brydon makes a series of recommendations including the break-up of the auditing indu...

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FRC revises standards in bid to strengthen audit confidence

Accounting Standards FRC revises standards in bid to strengthen audit confidence

2y Chris Jewers

FRC revises standards in bid to strengthen audit c...

The FRC has issued revised ethical and auditing standards in an effort to strengthen auditor independence and ban conflicts of interest. Read More...

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M&C Saatchi crisis continues as company leaders flee

Practice M&C Saatchi crisis continues as company leaders flee

2y Shannon Moyer

M&C Saatchi crisis continues as company leaders fl...

The advertising agency’s accounting mistakes have sent shockwaves through the company, affecting stock, public standing and leadership. Read More...

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Huge gap in supply of short term loans

Regulation Huge gap in supply of short term loans

2y Sponsored | Daniel Tannenbaum, Consultant for Fintech and financial companies

Huge gap in supply of short term loans

Daniel Tannenbaum, Co-Founder - Tudor Lodge Consultants addresses the economics behind the high cost short term lending industry and the implications ...

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Election & audit reform – party stances

Audit Election & audit reform – party stances

2y Chris Jewers

Election & audit reform – party stances

A decision on audit reform is currently being held up by the UK’s general election. Could the future of audit reform be very different depending on th...

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Nominate your story of the decade

Practice Nominate your story of the decade

2y Shannon Moyer

Nominate your story of the decade

Accountancy Age’s Decade Survey is now open for anyone within accounting and adjacent industries. Read More...

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Enhancing and enabling global financial reporting

Business Regulation Enhancing and enabling global financial reporting

2y Andrew Hay, Proposition lead, statutory reporting, Thomson Reuters

Enhancing and enabling global financial reporting

Andrew Hay, Head of Proposition, Statutory Reporting and Shared Services Centres at Thomson Reuters talks about statutory reporting. Read More...

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Why you need to build a future fit practice today

Regulation Why you need to build a future fit practice today

2y Wolters Kluwer | Sponsored

Why you need to build a future fit practice today

Wolters Kluwer explains how greater efficiency and productivity can be achieved through the use of expert solutions and digital tools. Read More...

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IR35: Over half of self-employed people don’t know what it is

Regulation IR35: Over half of self-employed people don’t know what it is

2y Tom Lemmon

IR35: Over half of self-employed people don’t know...

Survey of 2,000 self-employed people in the UK also revealed that 30% want to see IR35 dropped from the private sector. Read More...

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