Tom Lemmon has been a journalist at Accountancy Age since 2019, covering all things audit, insolvency and the economy. Prior to this, he took an MA in Journalism at Kingston University where he received the award for best student and broadcaster of the year. He also holds a first-class BA in Sociology from the University of Edinburgh.

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Call to prepare as HMRC ramp up investigations into R&D tax credits

Tax Call to prepare as HMRC ramp up investigations into R&D tax credits

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Call to prepare as HMRC ramp up investigations int...

Businesses must get ready for HMRC’s clampdown on “spurious claims”, according to Justine Dignam, director of incentives and reliefs at Markel Tax Rea...

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Audit tech update: Engine B and Forecast

Audit Audit tech update: Engine B and Forecast

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Audit tech update: Engine B and Forecast

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

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Audit tech update: Moore Cayman and Engine B

Audit Audit tech update: Moore Cayman and Engine B

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Audit tech update: Moore Cayman and Engine B

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

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Head of FRC says managed shared audit might not be possible

Audit Head of FRC says managed shared audit might not be possible

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Head of FRC says managed shared audit might not be...

Proposals on auditing the UK’s largest firms lack sufficient stakeholder support, says Financial Reporting Council CEO Sir Jon Thompson Read More...

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FTSE firms call for audit reform delay

Audit FTSE firms call for audit reform delay

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FTSE firms call for audit reform delay

Survey reveals over two-thirds want to delay implementing reform by two years Read More...

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‘Tick-box’ fears over FRC’s revised auditing standard on fraud

Audit ‘Tick-box’ fears over FRC’s revised auditing standard on fraud

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‘Tick-box’ fears over FRC’s revised auditing stand...

FRC’s revised ISA (UK) 240 standard draws mixed response Read More...

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Audit tech updates: Emburse, Engine B and Confirmation

Audit Audit tech updates: Emburse, Engine B and Confirmation

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Audit tech updates: Emburse, Engine B and Confirma...

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

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Audit tech update: IBM update Watson and Circit add new functionality

Audit Audit tech update: IBM update Watson and Circit add new functionality

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Audit tech update: IBM update Watson and Circit ad...

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

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Moneypenny warns accountancy firms against cost-cutting

Accounting Firms Moneypenny warns accountancy firms against cost-cutting

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Moneypenny warns accountancy firms against cost-cu...

Redundancies could have dangerous knock-on effects Read More...

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Audit tech update: Wolters Kluwer and Engine B

Accounting Software Audit tech update: Wolters Kluwer and Engine B

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Audit tech update: Wolters Kluwer and Engine B

Monthly updates on the standout developments in the audit tech space Read More...

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Sir Martin Sorrell: Reforms contradict policy

Audit Sir Martin Sorrell: Reforms contradict policy

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Sir Martin Sorrell: Reforms contradict policy

Former CEO of FTSE 100 company WPP concerned reforms may discourage listing in the UK Read More...

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‘Once in a generation’ audit reforms published

Accounting Firms ‘Once in a generation’ audit reforms published

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‘Once in a generation’ audit reforms published

Breaking news and reaction as BEIS publish consultation white paper outlining steps for audit and corporate governance reform Read More...

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Next generation of auditors concerned for lack of purpose

Audit Next generation of auditors concerned for lack of purpose

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Next generation of auditors concerned for lack of ...

Young auditors want work to make a positive contribution to society Read More...

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Corporation tax hike: Business bears cost of pandemic

Brexit & Economy Corporation tax hike: Business bears cost of pandemic

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Corporation tax hike: Business bears cost of pande...

Tax on profits will rise to 25 percent in 2023 Read More...

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Audit reforms will be published ‘shortly’ says government

Audit Audit reforms will be published ‘shortly’ says government

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Audit reforms will be published ‘shortly’ says gov...

Industry fears delay after reports that Downing St was blocking publication Read More...

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Audit reforms must not descend into ‘checklist’ exercise

Audit Audit reforms must not descend into ‘checklist’ exercise

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Audit reforms must not descend into ‘checklist’ ex...

Government must be wary of following Sarbanes-Oxley pitfalls, says Engine B’s head of audit Read More...

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Video: 50+50 Accountancy Age rankings 2020 review

Accounting Firms Video: 50+50 Accountancy Age rankings 2020 review

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Video: 50+50 Accountancy Age rankings 2020 review

  In this video, sponsored by Silverfin, Accountancy Age reporter Tom Lemmon talks to Silverfin’s co-CEO and co-founder Joris Van Der Gucht and...

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Insolvency figures mask dire reality for UK business

Brexit & Economy Insolvency figures mask dire reality for UK business

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Insolvency figures mask dire reality for UK busine...

Last year’s compressed corporate insolvency statistics conceal reality of the state of the UK economy Read More...

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Mazars global head: Audit reforms having little impact

Accounting Firms Mazars global head: Audit reforms having little impact

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Mazars global head: Audit reforms having little im...

Auditors outside of the Big Four yet to step into FTSE 100 market Read More...

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KPMG chief economist: Negative interest rates ‘unlikely’ but government support key

Big Four KPMG chief economist: Negative interest rates ‘unlikely’ but government support key

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KPMG chief economist: Negative interest rates ‘unl...

ACCA adds that “fear indices” are still unusually high Read More...

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Numerous ‘perverse outcomes’ prompts parliamentary review into insolvency

Accounting Firms Numerous ‘perverse outcomes’ prompts parliamentary review into insolvency

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Numerous ‘perverse outcomes’ prompts parliamentary...

Back-bench MPs call for evidence Read More...

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Video: Tech no ‘silver bullet’ for audit

Audit Video: Tech no ‘silver bullet’ for audit

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Video: Tech no ‘silver bullet’ for audit

Audit technology will be a valuable tool but can’t singlehandedly prevent further scandals Read More...

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UK tax crunch widely expected

Brexit & Economy UK tax crunch widely expected

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UK tax crunch widely expected

£394bn deficit means tax rises will be necessary to pay off coronavirus costs Read More...

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Report: Auditors brace for “imminent” proposals

Audit Report: Auditors brace for “imminent” proposals

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Report: Auditors brace for “imminent” proposals

BEIS’s initial recommendations and consultations on audit reform expected to be made public before Christmas with full implementation in 2023 Read Mor...

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Industry divided over SEC auditor independence reforms

Audit Industry divided over SEC auditor independence reforms

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Industry divided over SEC auditor independence ref...

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s reforms to the Auditor Independence Framework have exposed deep divisions in the sector over where t...

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IR35 rules expected to change over intermediary confusion

Coronavirus IR35 rules expected to change over intermediary confusion

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IR35 rules expected to change over intermediary co...

The confusion surrounding what constitutes an “intermediary group” under IR35 will likely lead to a change in the primary legislation, according to th...

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Consultants expecting insolvencies in wake of chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan

Business Consultants expecting insolvencies in wake of chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan

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Consultants expecting insolvencies in wake of chan...

Second lockdown could “destroy” hospitality sector, according to consultant Read More...

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