What is the latest on Brexit and Theresa May's government?

Brexit & Economy What is the latest on Brexit and Theresa May's government?

4y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

What is the latest on Brexit and Theresa May's gov...

With the Cabinet up in arms and several resignations, what is the latest on the Brexit deal and the government's status? Read More...

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David Davis, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

Brexit & Economy David Davis, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

David Davis, Secretary of State for Exiting the Eu...

As Brexit secretary Davis has his work cut out for him and will be overseeing Brexit negotiations before the UK officially departs from the EU in Marc...

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Government publishes post-Brexit customs arrangements policy paper

Politics Government publishes post-Brexit customs arrangements policy paper

6y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Government publishes post-Brexit customs arrangeme...

While EU and domestic responses have been derisive of the government’s perhaps wishful positions, industries have welcomed the arrangements outlined i...

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Increased government spending partly offset by high tax revenue

Governance Increased government spending partly offset by high tax revenue

6y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Increased government spending partly offset by hig...

Government spending this tax year to date has surpassed forecasts, and debt continues to rise, but this is partly allayed by increased tax revenues Re...

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Markets expected to respond positively to US policy changes

Corporate Tax Markets expected to respond positively to US policy changes

6y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Markets expected to respond positively to US polic...

Markets can be expected to respond positively to US policy changes on the horizon, according to investment director at a boutique investment business ...

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MoD accounts qualified for seventh time in a row as leasing issues remain

Accounting Standards MoD accounts qualified for seventh time in a row as leasing issues remain

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

MoD accounts qualified for seventh time in a row a...

Following international accounting standards for leasing one battle too many for the MOD Read More...

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David Gauke promoted to chief secretary to the treasury

Politics David Gauke promoted to chief secretary to the treasury

7y Richard Crump, Writer

David Gauke promoted to chief secretary to the tre...

David Gauke promoted to chief secretary to the treasury as accountants get top roles in Theresa May's new look cabinet Read More...

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Civil service turns to Big Four for help over Brexit trade negotiations

Accounting Firms Civil service turns to Big Four for help over Brexit trade negotiations

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Civil service turns to Big Four for help over Brex...

The UK’s top civil servant has held talks with KPMG, EY and consultants McKinsey as part of efforts to prepare for Brexit Read More...

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EY appoints new global and UK&I government & public sector assurance leader

Accounting Firms EY appoints new global and UK&I government & public sector assurance leader

7y Richard Crump, Writer

EY appoints new global and UK&I government &am...

EY has appointed Janet Dawson as its global and UK&I government & public sector assurance practice leader Read More...

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Government should rethink “digitally distracted” HMRC, ATT urges

Administration Government should rethink “digitally distracted” HMRC, ATT urges

7y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Government should rethink “digitally distracted” H...

A thorough government review into the efficiency of HMRC is badly needed, the president of the ATT has claimed Read More...

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NAO report highlights lessons for HMRC’s future digitalisation plans

Accounting Standards NAO report highlights lessons for HMRC’s future digitalisation plans

7y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

NAO report highlights lessons for HMRC’s future di...

HMRC's customer service has been slammed by the NAO, with critics adding that taxpayers have been "short changed" by the government department Read Mo...

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Apprentices shy away from accountancy careers

Accounting Firms Apprentices shy away from accountancy careers

7y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

Apprentices shy away from accountancy careers

Accountancy has loosened its grip on the apprenticeship sector, with young learners moving into other education sectors Read More...

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UK has ‘vital role to play’ in beating tax evasion, declares Panama Papers whistleblower

Corporate Tax UK has ‘vital role to play’ in beating tax evasion, declares Panama Papers whistleblower

7y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

UK has ‘vital role to play’ in beating tax evasion...

Panama Papers anonymous whistleblower 'John Doe' reaches out to government authorities, and has called on global powers to 'end financial secrecy' Rea...

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‘Cause for serious concern’: Tyrie expresses Making Tax Digital fears

Administration ‘Cause for serious concern’: Tyrie expresses Making Tax Digital fears

7y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

‘Cause for serious concern’: Tyrie expresses Makin...

Treasury committee chairman believes that large businesses could be adversely hit by HMRC’s latest digital initiative Read More...

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Colin: When it comes to education, the old excuses are the best

Politics Colin: When it comes to education, the old excuses are the best

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Colin: When it comes to education, the old excuses...

Colin imagines how the Department of Education might explain the error and uncertainty in its financial statements Read More...

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MoD defence target met through ‘creative accounting’

Politics MoD defence target met through ‘creative accounting’

7y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

MoD defence target met through ‘creative accountin...

Department met Osborne’s defence spending pledge through what appears to be creative (albeit permissible) accounting Read More...

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Error in Department for Education’s financial statements ‘material and pervasive’

Accounting Standards Error in Department for Education’s financial statements ‘material and pervasive’

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Error in Department for Education’s financial stat...

National Audit Office report critical of Department for Education's financial statements, amid huge expansion of academies across England Read More...

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An 'incomprehensible and contradictory' Budget

Accounting Firms An 'incomprehensible and contradictory' Budget

7y Richard Crump, Writer

An 'incomprehensible and contradictory' Budget

George Osborne's Budget on 16 March had no discernible theme, write Robert Maas Read More...

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PM’s European adviser to replace Macpherson in Treasury hot-seat

People In Practice PM’s European adviser to replace Macpherson in Treasury hot-seat

7y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

PM’s European adviser to replace Macpherson in Tre...

The prime minister has appointed his global and European adviser to take over from Sir Nick Macpherson, who is to retire in March Read More...

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Companies House filing to be 100% digital by 2019

Technology Companies House filing to be 100% digital by 2019

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Companies House filing to be 100% digital by 2019

All filings with Companies House to be digital within three years Read More...

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NAO: Accounting officers champion ministers' interests over the public

Audit NAO: Accounting officers champion ministers' interests over the public

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

NAO: Accounting officers champion ministers' inter...

Accounting officers face greater pressure from ministers than taxpayers, risking value for public money, NAO finds Read More...

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Big Four among most frequent providers of hospitality to senior civil servants

Accounting Firms Big Four among most frequent providers of hospitality to senior civil servants

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Big Four among most frequent providers of hospital...

PwC,a major supplier to government, named as second largest provider of hospitality to civil servants Read More...

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Firms criticised by MPs over failure to report 'scale of risk' carried by Kids Company

Audit Firms criticised by MPs over failure to report 'scale of risk' carried by Kids Company

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Firms criticised by MPs over failure to report 'sc...

PwC, PKF Littlejohn and Kingston Smith failed to report the scale of risk carried by chairty Kids Company prior to its collapse into adminsitration Re...

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MPs launch inquiry into UK corporate tax system

Corporate Tax MPs launch inquiry into UK corporate tax system

7y Fraser Simpson, Reporter

MPs launch inquiry into UK corporate tax system

Treasury Committee will investigate the effectiveness of the UK corporate tax system Read More...

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Izza 'disappointed' by government decision to raise audit exemption threshold

Accounting Standards Izza 'disappointed' by government decision to raise audit exemption threshold

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Izza 'disappointed' by government decision to rais...

Audit exemption threshold raised to maximum level despite concerns over quality of reporting Read More...

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ICAEW gives thumb up to Bailey as FCA chief

Accounting Standards ICAEW gives thumb up to Bailey as FCA chief

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

ICAEW gives thumb up to Bailey as FCA chief

Bailey takes over from Martin Wheatley, who departed in September Read More...

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Treasury Select Committee to lead review of UK tax system

Corporate Tax Treasury Select Committee to lead review of UK tax system

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Treasury Select Committee to lead review of UK tax...

Treasury Select Committee chairman Andrew Tyrie confirms investigation into UK's tax system following Google's £130m settlement with HMRC Read More...

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