Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloitte scoops big audits; and corporate reporting woes

Audit Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloitte scoops big audits; and corporate reporting woes

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC complaints rise; Deloi...

HMRC receives highest number of complaints in seven years; Deloitte scoops BP and Centrica audits; and corporate reporting under the microscope in our...

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Colin: World markets are 'Trumped'

Governance Colin: World markets are 'Trumped'

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Colin: World markets are 'Trumped'

Colin reacts to the US Presidential election result, and the feeling of the UK profession Read More...

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HMRC complaints reach highest level in seven years

Corporate Finance HMRC complaints reach highest level in seven years

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

HMRC complaints reach highest level in seven years

The number of complaints received by HMRC have reached their highest number since the global financial crisis Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Deloitte's record fine; tech skills; and the Trump effect

Audit Friday Afternoon Live: Deloitte's record fine; tech skills; and the Trump effect

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: Deloitte's record fine; tec...

Deloitte's record fine; tech skills; and the Trump effect... all discussed in this week's Friday Afternoon Live Read More...

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Trumped: The three key concerns of UK accountants post-US Election

Business Regulation Trumped: The three key concerns of UK accountants post-US Election

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Trumped: The three key concerns of UK accountants ...

Brexit complications, tax, and tech trade, are key concerns among the UK finance profession post-US Election Read More...

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Crooked accountant hijacked NHS identities in tax fraud

Governance Crooked accountant hijacked NHS identities in tax fraud

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Crooked accountant hijacked NHS identities in tax ...

Accountant Sharjeel Iqbal, who attempted to hijack £40,277 in tax fraud from NHS identities, has been jailed Read More...

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Morton replaces Whiting at Office of Tax Simplification

Governance Morton replaces Whiting at Office of Tax Simplification

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Morton replaces Whiting at Office of Tax Simplific...

Paul Morton has been appointed as the new tax director at the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) Read More...

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Analysis: Q3 statistics show Brexit insolvency rise and 'shadowy' behaviour

Business Regulation Analysis: Q3 statistics show Brexit insolvency rise and 'shadowy' behaviour

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Analysis: Q3 statistics show Brexit insolvency ris...

Brexit, and some directors looking to shut down their companies without further recourse, have contributed to the current insolvency landscape, invest...

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Capital gains tax jumps 24.6% as south-east house prices tick up

Governance Capital gains tax jumps 24.6% as south-east house prices tick up

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Capital gains tax jumps 24.6% as south-east house ...

The Capital Gains Tax taken from individuals has jumped 24.6% in the last year to £6.9bn Read More...

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MTD described as ‘insufficient’ and ‘unrealistic’ via major institute research

Corporate Tax MTD described as ‘insufficient’ and ‘unrealistic’ via major institute research

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

MTD described as ‘insufficient’ and ‘unrealistic’ ...

Accountants continue to pile pressure on HMRC to backtrack on its proposals for Making Tax Digital - with the consultation period set to end Read More...

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BDO appointed new auditor of Game Digital as Deloitte ditched

Audit BDO appointed new auditor of Game Digital as Deloitte ditched

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

BDO appointed new auditor of Game Digital as Deloi...

BDO has scooped the audit role from Deloitte who were the previous auditors for Game Digital Read More...

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Making Tax Digital deadline is ‘unachievable’

Corporate Tax Making Tax Digital deadline is ‘unachievable’

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Making Tax Digital deadline is ‘unachievable’

The deadline set by HMRC for the digitalisation of tax is ‘unachievable’ according 76% of tax professionals in a survey revealed by Brewer Morris Rea...

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'Innocent' companies will be hit by tough HMRC anti-fraud powers

Corporate Tax 'Innocent' companies will be hit by tough HMRC anti-fraud powers

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

'Innocent' companies will be hit by tough HMRC ant...

Civil penalties could hit companies unwittingly involved in VAT fraud, warns UHY Hacker Young Read More...

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Record funds raised from tax relief schemes

Company News Record funds raised from tax relief schemes

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Record funds raised from tax relief schemes

Nearly £1.8bn in funds have been raised by smaller companies under the EIS and SEIS tax relief schemes, a record figure Read More...

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Making Tax Digital – we're ready with Xero, says MacIntyre Hudson

Accounting Firms Making Tax Digital – we're ready with Xero, says MacIntyre Hudson

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Making Tax Digital – we're ready with Xero, says M...

MHA MacIntyre Hudson has partnered with cloud accounting software provider Xero ahead of the government’s requirement for digital records Read More...

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SMEs at risk of digital exclusion, finds ICAEW

Governance SMEs at risk of digital exclusion, finds ICAEW

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

SMEs at risk of digital exclusion, finds ICAEW

Smaller businesses could be excluded from government plans for making business transactions digital, found new research from ICAEW Read More...

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HMRC criticised for expanding ‘unused’ power base

Governance HMRC criticised for expanding ‘unused’ power base

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

HMRC criticised for expanding ‘unused’ power base

Further powers are being sought by HMRC, but it is ‘failing’ to use those it already has, such as Conduct Notices, says RPC Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC's confidentiality breach; EY partner profits fall

Accounting Firms Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC's confidentiality breach; EY partner profits fall

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: HMRC's confidentiality brea...

HMRC breaches client confidentiality; and partner profits fall at EY. These stories and more discussed in Friday Afternoon Live Read More...

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HMRC in breach of confidentiality laws, finds Supreme Court

Governance HMRC in breach of confidentiality laws, finds Supreme Court

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

HMRC in breach of confidentiality laws, finds Supr...

"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a ma...

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Simplified tax urged to unshackle start-ups to grow, finds major report

Accounting Firms Simplified tax urged to unshackle start-ups to grow, finds major report

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Simplified tax urged to unshackle start-ups to gro...

Changes to the tax system is urged to support the growth of entrepreneurs, found a report from the Grant Thornton UK, the Institute of Directors, and ...

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Board must set cyber security agenda - ICAEW

Audit Board must set cyber security agenda - ICAEW

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Board must set cyber security agenda - ICAEW

If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned Read More...

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FRC expects Brexit narrative within annual reports

Accounting Standards FRC expects Brexit narrative within annual reports

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

FRC expects Brexit narrative within annual reports

The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted...

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ACCA launches qualification innovations

Governance ACCA launches qualification innovations

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

ACCA launches qualification innovations

The ACCA has today unveiled major innovations to its masters level qualification. Read More...

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Opinion: A Darwinian approach to the future of accountancy is needed

Accounting Firms Opinion: A Darwinian approach to the future of accountancy is needed

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

Opinion: A Darwinian approach to the future of acc...

New BDO managing partner Paul Eagland reflects with Accountancy Age on which historical figure he would like to seek advice from - and what they would...

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PwC boss: Brexit vote illustrated public's trust issues with business and establishment

Accounting Firms PwC boss: Brexit vote illustrated public's trust issues with business and establishment

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

PwC boss: Brexit vote illustrated public's trust i...

Brexit shows that majority of UK public have major trust issues with business and political leaders, says PwC's Kevin Ellis Read More...

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Businesses 'unaffected' since Brexit, revealed UK200Group survey

Governance Businesses 'unaffected' since Brexit, revealed UK200Group survey

6y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Businesses 'unaffected' since Brexit, revealed UK2...

A report by UK200Group surveyed members and clients, primarily SMEs, to find out if and how they have been affected by the Brexit decision. Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Making Tax Digital and UK governance overhaul

Business Regulation Friday Afternoon Live: Making Tax Digital and UK governance overhaul

6y Kevin Reed, Writer

Friday Afternoon Live: Making Tax Digital and UK g...

The latest opinions from Accountancy Age on Making Tax Digital, and outline plans to evolve the UK's corporate governance regime Read More...

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