E-books reduced VAT proposals “may not benefit” UK consumers
The proposals are aimed at supporting e-commerce and online business in the EU and could be implemented immediately following approval from the European Council. Although a reduced VAT rate for e-publications could bring an end to the unequal VAT ...en meer »
- The Guardian
Thousands of UK restaurants could go bust, accountancy firm warns
The Restaurant Group is closing 33 outlets across the UK, including 14 branches of Frankie & Benny's. Photograph: Joe Pepler/Rex/Shutterstock. Julia Kollewe. Sunday 4 December 2016 19.01 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Emailen meer »
- Trumped: The three key concerns of UK accountants post-US Election
ACCOUNTANTS, whether on the boards of large corporates, or advising small business clients, are scratching their heads and furrowing brows following the shock victory for Donald Trump in the 2016 US Election. Accountancy Age has rounded up the ...en meer »
- Mazars UK appoints new head of financial services
He has more than 35 years of experience in the insurance industry, holding roles as a senior executive and a consultant. He was a CEO of Ecclesiastical Insurance for six years, and before that a partner with EY and Watson Wyatt. Phil Verity, UK senior ...
- EY appoints new UK Government and Public Sector leader
A NEW LEADER has been appointed to lead EY's UK government and public sector practice. Jon Hughes, UK markets leader for EY, said of Darra Singh's appointment: “Darra brings a wealth of experience in the public-sector arena. He is ideally placed to ...en meer »
- FRC calls on UK to keep global accounting rules after Brexit
The UK's accounting watchdog has called on the government not to implement its own bookkeeping rules following its exit from the European Union (EU). The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) said in a report that it will continue to back the idea of a ...en meer »
UK a great choice for firms expanding abroad, says leading accountancy practice - Polaris Media (registration)UK a great choice for firms expanding abroad, says leading accountancy practice
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Foreign businesses are increasingly looking to the UK market when investing abroad for the first time or expanding their overseas operations, according to new figures. Data released by the Department for International Trade (DIT) shows foreign ...
- Saffery Champness recruits KPMG's UK head of private client advisory
Dermot Callinan has joined Saffery Champness from KPMG, where he was recently the head of the UK private client advisory team. Callinan will now serve as a partner from Saffery Champness' Harrogate office. Rob Elliott, managing partner at Saffery ...
- UK tax gap falls to 6.5% as HMRC targets dishonest minority
THE UK TAX GAP fell in 2014/15 to its lowest-ever level of 6.5%, official statistics have revealed. HMRC has reduced the gap, which was 8.3% in the year 2005 to 2006 – if it had stayed at that rate the country would have been £11bn per annum poorer.en meer »
- Six new UK partners announced by Mazars
The appointments span practices including audit, tax, and outsourcing in the financial services market, bringing the total partners of Mazars UK to over 140. Phil Verity, Mazars' UK senior partner, said: “I am delighted to welcome this group of ...
- Nottingham Post
East Midlands Airport-based company is UK's fastest growing accountancy firm
Business advisory firm PKF Cooper Parry has reported its strongest ever financial year – with figures showing it is the fastest-growing accountancy firm in the UK. The company, based at East Midlands Airport, generated revenues of more than £22m in the ...en meer »
- UK at risk of Brexit 'brain drain'
THE UK could face a 'brain drain' of top professionals in pursuit of a 'hard' Brexit, warned ACCA. Anthony Walters, ACCA's head of policy for Western Europe, said: “Talent could leave the UK whilst the UK seeks to reinvent itself post-Brexit. The UK's ...
- PwC integrates UK legal and accountancy arms
PwC Legal LLP has been fully integrated into PricewaterhouseCoopers UK, transforming the professional services firm to a multi-disciplinary practice. Completed at the start of the month, the process began two years ago when PwC obtained an Alternative ...en meer »
- The Lawyer (registration)
PwC UK merges legal and accountancy arms after SRA approval
The Lawyer (registration)
PwC Legal LLP has been fully integrated into PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) UK, transforming the accountancy firm into a multi-disciplinary practice. The move follows the Big Four accountant posting global revenue up 1.5 per cent to $35.9bn (£27.9bn) for ...
- UK M&A activity rebounds, finds PwC
UK M&A activity bounced back strongly in July and August, according to analysis by the deals practice at PwC. There was a 54% increase in the number of deals with a disclosed value of more than £25m which completed in July and August 2016, compared ...en meer »
- KPMG: Brexit spurs company bosses to consider relocating away from UK
COMPANY BOSSES are considering relocating operations or headquarters away from the UK following the country's decision to leave the European Union. KPMG's survey of chief executives of companies with revenue between £100m and £1bn found that ...en meer »
- Economic activity carried out in the UK must be taxed accordingly
YOU will struggle to find a financial issue that triggers such a morally universal response as tax evasion. Recent reports suggest that the UK's tax gap – the amount which HMRC estimates is lost through evasion – increased last year and is now £34bn, ...
- UK economy beset by huge liquidity imbalance
THERE is a huge imbalance in the liquidity of the UK economy and that, despite a 14% increase in cash on hand since 2010, the majority of this is held by a small number of companies, new research from Grant Thornton has found. The study, The UK's cash ...
- Belfast Telegraph
Accountancy firm creates scores of jobs in Belfast
An accountancy firm is to create 43 new jobs in Belfast after it secured a lucrative international contract. BDO Northern Ireland's workforce enlargement, which will generate an extra £1 million a year in salaries, has been backed by Stormont business ...en meer »
- Mazars announces six new UK partners
MAZARS, the top ten accountancy firm, has announced six new partners in its UK practice. The firm has promoted five partners and one partner transferred from Singapore, giving Mazars a total of 140 UK partners. Phil Verity, Mazars' UK senior partner ...en meer »
- Mazars recruits 170 trainees in the UK
The new joiners, from school leavers to graduates and those on industrial placements, will be working across a range of service lines including audit, tax, outsourcing, financial planning, consulting, forensic and investigation services, employee ...
- Reuters UK
UK firms to lower investment after Brexit - accountancy body
A man stands near the Canary Wharf business district, in east London February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Winning. LONDON British firms are likely to cut investment during the rest of this year and in 2017 due to the Brexit vote, and the government must ...en meer »
- MKS Accountancy Offering Accounting Services In Darlington, UK
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Darlington, UK – MKS Accountancy is a pioneering provider of accounting services in Darlington, UK. The firm prides itself on being a professional, transparent, and ethical business partner devoted to helping small and large businesses stay on the ...en meer »
- MKS Accountancy Offering Accounting Services In Darlington, UK
Darlington, UK - MKS Accountancy is a pioneering provider of accounting services in Darlington, UK. The firm prides itself on being a professional, transparent, and ethical business partner devoted to helping small and large businesses stay on the ...en meer »
- UK's top accounting firms smash through £12bn fee income barrier
The survey, supported by Sage, reveals the Top 50 firms increased their fees to £12.8bn, up nearly a billion pounds from £11.9bn in 2015. The Big Four firms, Deloitte; EY; KPMG; and PwC, once again drove up the figures. Their combined fee income was ...en meer »
- Belfast Telegraph
Accountancy watchdog clears former Tesco finance chief Laurie Mcilwee
Tesco's former finance chief has been cleared by the accountancy watchdog investigating the £263 million black hole discovered in the grocer's accounts two years ago. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has closed its investigation into Laurie ...en meer »
- Bournemouth Echo
Accountancy firm is one of the UK's top places to work
SOUTH Coast accountancy firm Inspire Professional Services has scooped a top place in the Accountancy Age Best Employer Award – confirming it as one of the UK's best places to work. Now in its sixth year The 2016 Accountancy Age Best Employer ...
- PwC reveals £28bn working capital opportunity for UK companies
THERE is a €1.1trn opportunity for companies across the world to release cash from one of the cheapest sources available, working capital. This is the finding of a PwC review of global working capital performance of more than 13,000 businesses. The ...en meer »
- Caerphilly accountancy firm signs up as rugby sponsors
Accountancy firm the Number Hub, based at Welsh ICE on Caerphilly Business Park, has sponsored a high school rugby team. Following the opening of a second office in Cardiff, the company is now sponsoring the Hawthorn High School rugby team in ...en meer »
- Accountancy network PKF UK and Ireland posts 53% increase in fees
ACCOUNTANCY network PKF UK and Ireland (PKF UKI), which is made up of seven member firms in the UK and Ireland, today announced a total fee income of £128.9m for the year ending 31 May 2016, a 52.8% increase respectively on the previous year.en meer »
- ACCA outlines key priorities for UK financial industry to Theresa May
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has called on incoming prime minister Theresa May to act quickly in order to restore business and consumer confidence across the UK in light of the recent Brexit vote. After going through a ...en meer »
Inadequate technology failing UK accountancy sector - CCH Daily inc Accountancy Live (subscription) (blog)Inadequate technology failing UK accountancy sector
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This is premium content. You are just moments away from full access to CCH Daily. Sign up below to get started, if you are already a subscriber please log in. What you get. All plans are annual. News stories. Technical Alerts announcements and updates.en meer »
- Caerphilly accountancy firm to open new office
Caerphilly-based accountancy firm, the Number Hub, is expanding by opening a new office in Cardiff this month. The office expansion reflects the Number Hub's ambitious growth plans and will support a range of new clients in the region. Marsha Ward ...
- Birmingham Post
Baldwins adds another accountancy firm to growing UK reach
West Midlands accountancy firm Baldwins has expanded its national footprint again with another acquisition in the North East. The practice, which is headquartered in Walsall, has bought chartered accountants and business advisers Evolution in an ...en meer »
- OECD: Brexit will have 'major consequences for UK'
THE OECD'S secretary-general José Ángel Gurría has warned that Britain's historic decision to leave the EU will have “major consequences” for the UK, the EU and the international community. Gurría committed the OECD to helping the UK as it disentangles ...
- UK votes to leave EU – accountancy profession reacts
ACCOUNTANTS, tax experts and finance professionals have reacted to the UK's decision to leave the European Union, with many predicting a wave of uncertainty regarding the economy and British businesses. The Leave campaign received 52% of the ...en meer »
- Which Big Four firms are the best employers in the UK?
BIG FOUR firms KPMG, PwC and Deloitte have been included in LinkedIn's list of the 25 top attracting employers in the UK, along with some of the world's largest media, technology and financial services firms. KPMG finished the highest of the three ...en meer »
- PwC promotes Kail to UK head of financial services
BIG FOUR firm PwC has appointed Andrew Kail as leader of its UK financial services practice, succeeding Kevin Burrowes who joins PwC UK's Executive Board from 1 July as head of clients & markets. Andrew has over 25 years of experience with PwC ...en meer »
- Belfast Telegraph
Top Belfast accountancy firms announce merger plans
And the new business will see Crawford Sedgwick's staff integrated within ASM's Rosemary Street practice. ASM was first formed in 1995 and has grown to a team of 170 staff. It operates offices in Belfast, Dublin, Dundalk, Dungannon, Magherafelt and Newry.en meer »
- Belfast Telegraph
Accountancy firm founded on friendship clocks up 36 years
For 36 years, Daly Park Accountants has been delivering expert accountancy services to a range of family-owned businesses and voluntary sector clients. It sprang from the friendship of founding directors Gerard Daly and Sam Park, who spent their ...
- Sunday Business Post
All-island accountancy body backs UK remaining in EU
Sunday Business Post
Chartered Accountants Ireland, which represents more than 4,000 accountants in Northern Ireland and nearly 2,000 British-based accountants, has backed the campaign for the UK to remain in the EU and called on its members to contribute to an informed ...en meer »
- Accountex Day Two: Cracking the UK market and beating the competition
PARTNERSHIPS, product launches and the fierce competition between cloud-based accounting technology firms was on the agenda during day two at Accountex 2016 in London's ExCeL centre. Following day one at the accounting professional exhibition, ...en meer »
- Intuit QuickBooks refreshes UK partner programme
ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE Intuit QuickBooks has refreshed its partner programme in the UK, designed to transform the way accountants work with clients in the cloud. The QuickBooks ProAdvisor programme has been changed to better serve small business ...
- UK and Russian companies enjoy lowest corporation tax rates
CORPORATION TAX in Russia and the UK is well below the G7 average, and British companies are benefiting as a result, research from UHY has shown. The accounting and consultancy company show that Russia's headline corporation tax rate was 20% ...
- Three million UK jobs depend on EU exports, ICAS research finds
OVER three million jobs in the UK are linked to exports to the rest of the EU – some 10% of the UK workforce – according to ICAS. And the cost of the UK contribution to the EU budget in 2015, ICAS found, was £8.5bn – just 0.5% of the UK's estimated ...
- How Brexit will change the UK tax environment
The pending result of the EU referendum forces several questions into the minds of British citizens everywhere – if the UK votes 'no' to being in the EU, on what basis will it leave the EU? Will it remain in the European Economic Area (EEA) like Norway ...en meer »
- EU's MOSS changes could see UK companies charging French VAT
EU VAT reforms could see the UK businesses charging VAT in the country where their customers are located, a London accountancy firm has claimed. The European Commission aims to extend the Mini One-Stop-Shop (MOSS) scheme, currently applicable ...
- UK pressures OECD to tackle unhelpful tax jurisdictions
THE OECD'S handling of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions has been put under the spotlight by chancellor George Osborne, who has called on the European forum to list tax jurisdictions which do not meet international tax transparency standards. Osborne's ...en meer »
- UK leads charge for action on beneficial ownership
THE EU'S five largest economies have banded together to automatically share information on the ultimate owners of companies – the latest move by European powers to tackle offshore tax evasion following the Panama Papers leak. Chancellor George ...en meer »
- Would Brexit mean the end of VAT in the UK?
RIGHT NOW, David Cameron is under intense political pressure about his personal tax affairs – and also over his attempts to win the forthcoming In/Out referendum and keep the UK in the EU. You would expect, therefore, two of the prime minister's least ...en meer »
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