Sam Alberti is a journalist at Accountancy Age covering accounting, tax and regulation. He previously covered people management and business transformation for HRD Connect. He is an NCTJ-qualified news reporter with an MA in journalism.

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Accounting and audit tech update: QuickBooks, AuditBoard and more

Technology Accounting and audit tech update: QuickBooks, AuditBoard and more

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Accounting and audit tech update: QuickBooks, Audi...

Accountancy Age’s monthly round-up of accounting and audit tech news, including new partnerships, acquisitions and product launches Read More...

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TCFD guidance not "necessarily clear" as mandatory disclosures loom

ESG TCFD guidance not "necessarily clear" as mandatory disclosures loom

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TCFD guidance not "necessarily clear" as mandatory...

Businesses are at risk of being too cautious with disclosures due to the lack of clarity Read More...

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Q&A: Tilney Smith & Williamson on tax and cryptoassets

Tax Q&A: Tilney Smith & Williamson on tax and cryptoassets

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Q&A: Tilney Smith & Williamson on tax and cryptoas...

Accountancy Age spoke with associate director of tax at Tilney Smith & Williamson, James Carn, who outlined the unruly cryptoasset tax landscape and w...

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Spring Statement: R&D tax credits to be reformed in the UK

Budget Spring Statement: R&D tax credits to be reformed in the UK

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Spring Statement: R&D tax credits to be reformed i...

Widening the scope of the scheme will help the UK become a “science superpower”, according to Chancellor Rishi Sunak Read More...

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One year anniversary of BEIS audit reform whitepaper sparks industry frustration

Audit One year anniversary of BEIS audit reform whitepaper sparks industry frustration

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One year anniversary of BEIS audit reform whitepap...

The need for reform is "now more urgent than ever" Read More...

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Majority of accountants see MTD for ITSA as “growth opportunity”, survey finds

MTD Majority of accountants see MTD for ITSA as “growth opportunity”, survey finds

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Majority of accountants see MTD for ITSA as “growt...

Both practices and clients must adopt new digital solutions to ensure they are MTD compliant by April 2024 Read More...

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FRC must address “glacial” efforts to improve UK corporate culture

Corporate Governance FRC must address “glacial” efforts to improve UK corporate culture

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FRC must address “glacial” efforts to improve UK c...

Greater emphasis must be placed on monitoring and assessing the corporate culture of UK-based businesses to preserve their long-term sustainability, a...

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Sector Insights: Audit reform delay

Audit Sector Insights: Audit reform delay

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Sector Insights: Audit reform delay

Industry experts give their views on the state of play when it comes to the UK’s upcoming overhaul of the audit sector Read More...

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Accounting firms must not “neglect” sound management amid record revenues

Accounting Firms Accounting firms must not “neglect” sound management amid record revenues

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Accounting firms must not “neglect” sound manageme...

Firms urged to invest in improving company culture and innovation after accounting industry sees record rise in revenues Read More...

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Spurious R&D claims an “unbelievable” drain on company resources

Tax Spurious R&D claims an “unbelievable” drain on company resources

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Spurious R&D claims an “unbelievable” drain on com...

Abuse of the system will highlight the value of trustworthy advisers, according to one expert Read More...

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Audit and accounting tech update: BDO, QuickBooks and more

Technology Audit and accounting tech update: BDO, QuickBooks and more

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Audit and accounting tech update: BDO, QuickBooks ...

Accountancy Age’s monthly round-up of audit and accounting tech news, including new partnerships, acquisitions and product launches Read More...

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ISSB: A “badly needed” step in ESG disclosure push

ESG ISSB: A “badly needed” step in ESG disclosure push

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ISSB: A “badly needed” step in ESG disclosure push

The new International Sustainability Standards Board will seek to simplify the global sustainability reporting landscape by consolidating several stan...

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Contractors are “right to be fearful” of IR35 reform impact

Business Contractors are “right to be fearful” of IR35 reform impact

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Contractors are “right to be fearful” of IR35 refo...

Most self-employed workers believe that IR35 is the biggest threat to their business in 2022, research suggests Read More...

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Accountants must be “proactive” in crypto tax cases, experts warn

Tax Accountants must be “proactive” in crypto tax cases, experts warn

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Accountants must be “proactive” in crypto tax case...

In the absence of legislation, HMRC is now attempting to regulate crypto exchanges Read More...

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Bolster AML protocols or face suspension, IFA warns

Accounting Standards Bolster AML protocols or face suspension, IFA warns

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Bolster AML protocols or face suspension, IFA warn...

The IFA has issued the alert following an initial wave of suspensions in December last year Read More...

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Data automation and visualisation a “prerequisite” for mid-market businesses

Accounting Software Data automation and visualisation a “prerequisite” for mid-market businesses

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Data automation and visualisation a “prerequisite”...

New forecasting patterns and ways of working have accelerated the need for automation Read More...

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Accounting and audit tech update: Sage, Moore Kingston Smith and more

Technology Accounting and audit tech update: Sage, Moore Kingston Smith and more

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Accounting and audit tech update: Sage, Moore King...

Accountancy Age’s monthly round-up of accounting and audit tech news, including new partnerships, product launches and people moves Read More...

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Regulator hits KPMG with £3m fine for “serious” audit misconduct

Accounting Firms Regulator hits KPMG with £3m fine for “serious” audit misconduct

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Regulator hits KPMG with £3m fine for “serious” au...

The sanctions relate to the firm’s audit of Conviviality PLC between 2017 and 2018 Read More...

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Advisers to play “key role” in tackling poor UK growth

Business Advisers to play “key role” in tackling poor UK growth

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Advisers to play “key role” in tackling poor UK gr...

If the UK was a US state, it would be the nation’s poorest, research has found Read More...

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ESG: A new era for accountancy

ESG ESG: A new era for accountancy

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ESG: A new era for accountancy

Forthcoming reporting guidelines will be a landmark development for non-financial reporting Read More...

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MTD investment represents an “opportunity rather than burden” for SMEs

MTD MTD investment represents an “opportunity rather than burden” for SMEs

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MTD investment represents an “opportunity rather t...

Research has shown a widespread scepticism among small businesses in the UK Read More...

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Small accountancy firms must “fit in to survive” in digital climate

Technology Small accountancy firms must “fit in to survive” in digital climate

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Small accountancy firms must “fit in to survive” i...

Outsourcing processes could be the key to substantial growth Read More...

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Wave of resignations has "highlighted need for adaptability" among accounting firms

Accounting Firms Wave of resignations has "highlighted need for adaptability" among accounting firms

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Wave of resignations has "highlighted need for ada...

For smaller firms, offloading processes could be a valuable course of action Read More...

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Sector Insights: Women in accountancy

Accounting Firms Sector Insights: Women in accountancy

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Sector Insights: Women in accountancy

Industry figures give their views on the state of play when it comes to gender equality in accountancy Read More...

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“Consistently high” client data quality key for accountants’ profitability

Practice “Consistently high” client data quality key for accountants’ profitability

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“Consistently high” client data quality key for ac...

With accountants spending nearly five hours per week detecting errors, time and money is being lost Read More...

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Accounting and audit tech update: Sage for Accountants, Modus Analytics and more

Technology Accounting and audit tech update: Sage for Accountants, Modus Analytics and more

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Accounting and audit tech update: Sage for Account...

Accountancy Age’s monthly round-up of accounting and audit tech news, including new partnerships, product launches and people moves Read More...

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Q&A: Harry Briggs, director of ESG reporting and assurance at KPMG

ESG Q&A: Harry Briggs, director of ESG reporting and assurance at KPMG

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Q&A: Harry Briggs, director of ESG reporting and a...

Accountancy Age spoke with director of ESG and assurance at KPMG, Harry Briggs, who outlined the evolving non-financial reporting landscape and his ef...

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