Accountants need to embrace digital AML solutions

Legal Accountants need to embrace digital AML solutions

2y 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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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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The EU’s €9bn Brexit budget gap

Brexit The EU’s €9bn Brexit budget gap

2y Richard Asquith, Avalara

The EU’s €9bn Brexit budget gap

In his monthly column, Avalara's Richard Asquith discusses how the EU could plug the €9bn post-Brexit gap in net contributions. Read More...

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30% of businesses are still not compliant with GDPR

Technology 30% of businesses are still not compliant with GDPR

2y Tom Lemmon

30% of businesses are still not compliant with GDP...

Almost a third of European businesses admitted they are still not compliant with GDPR, despite regulators beginning to clamp down on breaches Read Mor...

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UK and German businesses are taking control of their future relationship post-Brexit

Brexit & Economy UK and German businesses are taking control of their future relationship post-Brexit

2y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

UK and German businesses are taking control of the...

The first British-German Business Exchange took place last week in London Read More...

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Financial services companies will be relocating away from the UK

Brexit & Economy Financial services companies will be relocating away from the UK

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Financial services companies will be relocating aw...

The EY Financial Services Brexit Tracker has revealed some alarming statistics that shows Brexit uncertainty could damage the UK’s financial sector Re...

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The UK is proving to be “especially vulnerable” to the volatile global currency market

Business The UK is proving to be “especially vulnerable” to the volatile global currency market

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

The UK is proving to be “especially vulnerable” to...

Insights and statistics have been provided by Caxton FX Read More...

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What does a post-Brexit world look like for UK businesses?

Brexit & Economy What does a post-Brexit world look like for UK businesses?

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

What does a post-Brexit world look like for UK bus...

Crowe UK has revealed the results from a study that looked into how UK businesses are coping in the face of uncertainty Read More...

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Race against time for Theresa May

Brexit Race against time for Theresa May

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Race against time for Theresa May

With our scheduled exit penned in for March 29, is it possible for a satisfactory verdict to be reached? Or is it too little, too late? Read More...

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EU nationals & post-Brexit: 9% tackled details with employer

Brexit & Economy EU nationals & post-Brexit: 9% tackled details with employer

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

EU nationals & post-Brexit: 9% tackled details...

KPMG conducted a survey looking into how Brexit uncertainty is currently impacting employees in the industry Read More...

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35% of UK businesses forecast decline in 2019 profits

Brexit 35% of UK businesses forecast decline in 2019 profits

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

35% of UK businesses forecast decline in 2019 prof...

CIMA has recently released statistics that outline just how unprepared large UK businesses are for the impact of Brexit, due to continuing uncertainty...

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VAT and the EU: what’s new?

VAT VAT and the EU: what’s new?

4y Rob Janering, Associate director, Accordance VAT

VAT and the EU: what’s new?

There have been several updates and proposals issued by the EU in recent months which, if adopted, could significantly change the way that VAT needs t...

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Brexit: Lessons to learn from the EU-Canada free trade agreement

Brexit & Economy Brexit: Lessons to learn from the EU-Canada free trade agreement

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Brexit: Lessons to learn from the EU-Canada free t...

As the EU's free trade agreement with Canada is "the most current and advanced trade accord in which the EU participates", we take a look at lessons t...

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Amazon ordered to pay €250m in back taxes by the EC

Tax Avoidance Amazon ordered to pay €250m in back taxes by the EC

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Amazon ordered to pay €250m in back taxes by the E...

The European Commission has ruled that Amazon must pay €250m in back taxes to Luxembourg, in the Commission’s latest efforts to crack down on tax avoi...

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EU divided over radical tax reforms targeting tech giants

Corporate Tax EU divided over radical tax reforms targeting tech giants

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

EU divided over radical tax reforms targeting tech...

The EU is deeply divided over how to increase the tax take from tech giants such as Google, Apple and Amazon, who have recently come under fire for be...

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Anti-money laundering legislation may create a two-tier regime

Legal Anti-money laundering legislation may create a two-tier regime

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Anti-money laundering legislation may create a two...

AML legislation may create a “two-tier regime” due to inconsistent approaches towards accountants that are part of a professional accounting body and ...

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Government publishes post-Brexit customs arrangements policy paper

Politics Government publishes post-Brexit customs arrangements policy paper

4y 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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Government outlines FRC status as competent authority for audit regulation

Audit Government outlines FRC status as competent authority for audit regulation

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Government outlines FRC status as competent author...

BEIS issues guidance on the FRC’s role as the competent authority responsible for the oversight of audits of public interest entities, following the i...

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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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CIoT urges government to rethink VAT approach to online traders

Corporate Tax CIoT urges government to rethink VAT approach to online traders

5y Richard Crump, Writer

CIoT urges government to rethink VAT approach to o...

The CIoT has called on the government to rethink its approach to ensuring online sellers pay the correct amount of VAT. Read More...

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What Brexit means for accounting, employment and taxation law

Accounting Standards What Brexit means for accounting, employment and taxation law

5y Keith Nuthall, Reporter

What Brexit means for accounting, employment and t...

EU accounting and taxation legislation may not apply in Britain as PM says 'Brexit means Brexit' Read More...

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Brexit could cost accountancy firms £6.4bn in lost fees

Accounting Firms Brexit could cost accountancy firms £6.4bn in lost fees

5y Richard Crump, Writer

Brexit could cost accountancy firms £6.4bn in lost...

Brexit could cost accountancy firms as much as 5% of revenue by 2021, according to IRN Research Read More...

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The impact of Brexit on EU audit reform

Audit The impact of Brexit on EU audit reform

5y Richard Crump, Writer

The impact of Brexit on EU audit reform

There are a few key considerations for auditors as they plan upcoming interim reviews and year end audits in light of the Brexit vote Read More...

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EC plans new measures to improve tax transparency

Corporate Tax EC plans new measures to improve tax transparency

5y Richard Crump, Writer

EC plans new measures to improve tax transparency

The European Commission said it will examine how to shed more light on tax advisers' activities and create effective disincentives for those that prom...

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Audit Reform: The Conflict Minefield

Audit Audit Reform: The Conflict Minefield

5y James Roberts, BDO

Audit Reform: The Conflict Minefield

Post audit reform, auditors are thinking about whether they want to be conflicted or not, on a potential client by potential client basis Read More...

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KPMG appoints Brexit chief as clients scramble for help

Business Regulation KPMG appoints Brexit chief as clients scramble for help

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

KPMG appoints Brexit chief as clients scramble for...

Head of Brexit role created at KPMG as clients - UK and global - seek to steer understand and mitigate the ramifications of the UK's EU referendum vot...

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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

5y 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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