The Practitioner: Auto-enrolment is a right pain in the pension

Accounting Firms The Practitioner: Auto-enrolment is a right pain in the pension

7y The Practitioner

The Practitioner: Auto-enrolment is a right pain i...

Struggling to bill clients...outsourcer woes...auto enrolment is proving resource-intensive with little to show for it, The Practitioner bemoans Read ...

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Starting and ending your career at EY most lucrative path

Accounting Firms Starting and ending your career at EY most lucrative path

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Starting and ending your career at EY most lucrati...

Young accountants and the most senior appear to get paid best at EY, research suggests Read More...

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Hodge accused of receiving £1.5m in shares from tax haven

Personal Tax Hodge accused of receiving £1.5m in shares from tax haven

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Hodge accused of receiving £1.5m in shares from ta...

Former chair of public accounts committee and fierce critic of tax avoidance allegedly benefited from Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility Read More...

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2020 Vision: Practices must think about their app attack

People In Practice 2020 Vision: Practices must think about their app attack

7y Carl Reader

2020 Vision: Practices must think about their app ...

In the latest of his regular columns, practice director Carl Reader bemoans the generally useless, non-interactive, apps that firms foist on the world...

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ICAS student numbers recover as membership climbs

Accounting Standards ICAS student numbers recover as membership climbs

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

ICAS student numbers recover as membership climbs

Positive student and member numbers for ICAS, as it posts profit despite pensions deficit payout Read More...

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The Practitioner: Who audits the auditors' auditor?

Accounting Firms The Practitioner: Who audits the auditors' auditor?

7y The Practitioner

The Practitioner: Who audits the auditors' auditor...

Audit monitoring visit: shoddy, not up to scratch... and that just was the monitor, claims The Practitioner Read More...

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Election 2015: The parties’ tax and spend cases

Corporate Tax Election 2015: The parties’ tax and spend cases

7y Richard Crump & Calum Fuller

Election 2015: The parties’ tax and spend cases

With the election looming, Accountancy Age makes a detailed examination of the feasibility of the main parties’ fiscal plans Read More...

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Leader: Election pledges shed little light on feasibility of parties' tax and spend plans

Corporate Tax Leader: Election pledges shed little light on feasibility of parties' tax and spend plans

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Leader: Election pledges shed little light on feas...

Heat of debate generated by new era of multi-party politics sheds little light on which parties' pledges are most viable Read More...

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Directors cannot blame corporate wrongdoing on their company, Supreme Court rules

Business Recovery Directors cannot blame corporate wrongdoing on their company, Supreme Court rules

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Directors cannot blame corporate wrongdoing on the...

Supreme Court judgment provides comfort to insolvency practitioners and creditors Read More...

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‘Lowballing’ a continuing threat to firms, claim analysts

Accounting Firms ‘Lowballing’ a continuing threat to firms, claim analysts

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

‘Lowballing’ a continuing threat to firms, claim a...

Practice of lowballing continues to affect quality of services, says FoulgerUnderwoodKATO consultant Read More...

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BHP merger with Clough propels it into Top 50

Accounting Firms BHP merger with Clough propels it into Top 50

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

BHP merger with Clough propels it into Top 50

The merger coincides with the planned retirement from Clough & Company of partners Steven Gash and Nigel Westman, who will remain as consultants R...

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Unsecured creditors lose out in Phones 4U collapse

Accounting Firms Unsecured creditors lose out in Phones 4U collapse

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Unsecured creditors lose out in Phones 4U collapse

Phones 4U administrators set to return 20-24p in the pound to secured creditors, but unsecured creditors - including HMRC - will receive paltry sum Re...

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Deloitte sees record FRC fine of £14m over MG Rover role slashed to £3m

Accounting Firms Deloitte sees record FRC fine of £14m over MG Rover role slashed to £3m

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Deloitte sees record FRC fine of £14m over MG Rove...

Record find levied against Deloitte by FRC over role at MG Rover slashed by £11m Read More...

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Moore Stephens’ Gallagher and CV’s Tovey discuss merger

Accounting Firms Moore Stephens’ Gallagher and CV’s Tovey discuss merger

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Moore Stephens’ Gallagher and CV’s Tovey discuss m...

Moore Stephens and Chantrey Vellacott's managing partners speak to Accountancy Age following the announcement of their upcoming merger Read More...

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2020 Vision: Daydreaming can be lucrative for practices

Accounting Firms 2020 Vision: Daydreaming can be lucrative for practices

7y Carl Reader

2020 Vision: Daydreaming can be lucrative for prac...

In his second column for Accountancy Age, Carl Reader suggests that blue-sky thinking could lead you to make positive changes to your firm Read More...

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MG Rover liquidators target further £56m for creditors

Business Recovery MG Rover liquidators target further £56m for creditors

7y Richard Crump, Writer

MG Rover liquidators target further £56m for credi...

PwC pursues HMRC for £56m in overpaid VAT on vehicles made by MG Rover and supplied to fleets Read More...

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Labour's non-dom plans greeted with caution by practitioners

Personal Tax Labour's non-dom plans greeted with caution by practitioners

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Labour's non-dom plans greeted with caution by pra...

Labours proposal to repeal non-domicile rules has been met with concern by practitioners over its economic impact Read More...

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Taking Stock: BG/Royal Dutch deal will see Big Four fees scramble

Audit Taking Stock: BG/Royal Dutch deal will see Big Four fees scramble

7y Taking Stock

Taking Stock: BG/Royal Dutch deal will see Big Fou...

Royal Dutch's audit is up for tender...will it keep EY as BG's auditors post-merger?...Is there any due-dil work to win? Fees are there for the taking...

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Balfour Beatty receives clean bill of health as audit tender lined up

Audit Balfour Beatty receives clean bill of health as audit tender lined up

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Balfour Beatty receives clean bill of health as au...

The tender process will take place during 2015 - effective for the year ending 31 December 2016, as auditors Deloitte gives Balfour a clean going conc...

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EY UK managing partner signs ‘anti-business’ Labour letter

Politics EY UK managing partner signs ‘anti-business’ Labour letter

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

EY UK managing partner signs ‘anti-business’ Labou...

EY UK managing partner Steve Varley puts name to letter calling for Conservatives to remain in power to continue Britain's economic recovery Read More...

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ICAEW CEO Izza challenges government on tax regulation

Accounting Standards ICAEW CEO Izza challenges government on tax regulation

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

ICAEW CEO Izza challenges government on tax regula...

ICAEW CEO confronts government over 30% of 'tax advisers' who operate outside the jurisdiction of institutes following pressure for regulators to "tak...

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EY enhances parental leave options

Accounting Firms EY enhances parental leave options

7y Richard Crump, Writer

EY enhances parental leave options

EY will offer 39 weeks enhanced pay under new shared parental leave regulations Read More...

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OECD launches tax avoidance mandatory disclosure plan

Corporate Tax OECD launches tax avoidance mandatory disclosure plan

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

OECD launches tax avoidance mandatory disclosure p...

OECD publishes consultation on the mandatory disclosure of tax avoidance structures in multinational companies as part of BEPS work Read More...

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MEPs and EC at loggerheads over IFRS review

Accounting Standards MEPs and EC at loggerheads over IFRS review

7y Richard Crump, Writer

MEPs and EC at loggerheads over IFRS review

EC must fully review legality of IFRS, how the IASB is run and demand full disclosure of all costs and expenses incurred by the IFRS Foundation, MEPs ...

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Leader: CIPFA's good intentions open door for another audit payday

Accounting Standards Leader: CIPFA's good intentions open door for another audit payday

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Leader: CIPFA's good intentions open door for anot...

CIPFA's push for more rigorous costing transparency for public sector outsourcing is commendable, but it could mean more assurance work for big accoun...

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Best Practice: Mazars’ senior partner Phil Verity

Accounting Firms Best Practice: Mazars’ senior partner Phil Verity

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Best Practice: Mazars’ senior partner Phil Verity

Accountancy Age catches up with Mazars' senior partner Phil Verity as he reaches the halfway point of his tenure Read More...

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2020 Vision: The profession's obsession with the Budget

Accounting Firms 2020 Vision: The profession's obsession with the Budget

7y Carl Reader

2020 Vision: The profession's obsession with the B...

Dennis & Turnbull director Carl Reader begins a regular column discussing innovation and modern thinking within practices. They are too obsessed b...

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