Managing risk, preserving reputation

Audit Managing risk, preserving reputation

2y Steve Harper

Managing risk, preserving reputation

Auditors can provide invaluable support for charities’ managers and trustees who are under increased scrutiny in very tough times, says Steve Harper, ...

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How one accountancy firm is using its expertise for a charitable cause

Accounting Firms How one accountancy firm is using its expertise for a charitable cause

2y Chris Jewers

How one accountancy firm is using its expertise fo...

"I was brought up the road, 20 kilometres, to a small school that basically was a tin shed with one teacher and 30 children. It had no electricity, no...

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PwC long-server switches to Smith & Williamson

Accounting Firms PwC long-server switches to Smith & Williamson

5y Kevin Reed, Writer

PwC long-server switches to Smith & Williamson

Long-serving PwC director Fiona Westwood has moved to Smith & Williamson and stepped up to partner Read More...

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New set of material matters for charity auditors proposed

Audit New set of material matters for charity auditors proposed

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

New set of material matters for charity auditors p...

Government proposes new set of material matters for audits of charities in order to align different UK jurisdictions Read More...

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New head of not-for-profit at Kingston Smith

Accounting Firms New head of not-for-profit at Kingston Smith

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

New head of not-for-profit at Kingston Smith

Neil Finlayson will head up top 20 Kingston Smith's NFP operation, having joined the firm in 2001 Read More...

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CABA eases burden for 13,000 souls

Accounting Standards CABA eases burden for 13,000 souls

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

CABA eases burden for 13,000 souls

CABA – the organisation that offers support to past and present ICAEW members and their families, helped over 13,000 people in 2015, its annual impact...

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FRC: e-tagging of charities’ accounts supported by consultation

Accounting Standards FRC: e-tagging of charities’ accounts supported by consultation

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

FRC: e-tagging of charities’ accounts supported by...

The charity convention will be used when tagging charity accounts for electronic filing and for other analytical purposes Read More...

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Friday Afternoon Live: Kids Company report and Grant Thornton's strategy

Accounting Firms Friday Afternoon Live: Kids Company report and Grant Thornton's strategy

6y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Friday Afternoon Live: Kids Company report and Gra...

Editor Richard Crump stands in for Kevin Reed this week and discusses the week's news Read More...

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Leader: Kids Company report delivers grim verdict on value of advisers

Accounting Firms Leader: Kids Company report delivers grim verdict on value of advisers

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Leader: Kids Company report delivers grim verdict ...

Kids Company collapse offers salutary lesson about the use of professional advisers. Their partial assurances obscured more than they revealed Read Mo...

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Firms criticised by MPs over failure to report 'scale of risk' carried by Kids Company

Audit Firms criticised by MPs over failure to report 'scale of risk' carried by Kids Company

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Firms criticised by MPs over failure to report 'sc...

PwC, PKF Littlejohn and Kingston Smith failed to report the scale of risk carried by chairty Kids Company prior to its collapse into adminsitration Re...

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Cameron under pressure to hit tax avoidance in British overseas territories

Corporate Tax Cameron under pressure to hit tax avoidance in British overseas territories

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Cameron under pressure to hit tax avoidance in Bri...

Prime minister pressed to renew tax avoidance crackdown in British overseas territories Read More...

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Audit - too narrow a tool for effective financial oversight of Kids Company

Audit Audit - too narrow a tool for effective financial oversight of Kids Company

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Audit - too narrow a tool for effective financial ...

Firms' narrow interpretation of their albeit narrow briefs prove a source of genuine frustration to the committee's politicians Read More...

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Politicians lambast accounting firms over Kids Company collapse

Audit Politicians lambast accounting firms over Kids Company collapse

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Politicians lambast accounting firms over Kids Com...

Bernard Jenkin MP, brands the failure "a collective passing of the buck which I am rather uncomfortable with." Read More...

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HMRC explains Gift Aid changes in guidance document

Corporate Tax HMRC explains Gift Aid changes in guidance document

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

HMRC explains Gift Aid changes in guidance documen...

Guidance document clarifies charity shops' position in Gift Aid regime Read More...

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Taking Stock: PwC Panto the Cat's Whiskers

People In Practice Taking Stock: PwC Panto the Cat's Whiskers

7y Taking Stock

Taking Stock: PwC Panto the Cat's Whiskers

No pussyfooting as PwC performs Dick Whittington Read More...

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Osborne to waive Band Aid 30 VAT

Corporate Tax Osborne to waive Band Aid 30 VAT

7y Calum Fuller, Reporter

Osborne to waive Band Aid 30 VAT

Treasury confirms VAT will not be charged on collaborative charity single Read More...

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KPMG’s head of charities joins CCW not for profit team

Accounting Firms KPMG’s head of charities joins CCW not for profit team

7y Richard Crump, Writer

KPMG’s head of charities joins CCW not for profit ...

Crowe Clark Whitehill boosts audit capabilities with not-for-profit partner hire Read More...

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CABA retains governance stance despite tribunal loss

Accounting Standards CABA retains governance stance despite tribunal loss

8y Calum Fuller, Reporter

CABA retains governance stance despite tribunal lo...

Despite losing an employment tribunal hearing for unfair dismissal, CABA refutes 'climate of fear' allegations Read More...

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HMRC doubles Gift Aid investigations

Corporate Tax HMRC doubles Gift Aid investigations

8y Calum Fuller, Reporter

HMRC doubles Gift Aid investigations

HMRC steps up Gift Aid enquiries over 12-month period Read More...

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Leader: Charity begins at home

People Business Leader: Charity begins at home

8y Kevin Reed, Writer

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go Read More...

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Double-digit increase in accountants requiring support

People Business Double-digit increase in accountants requiring support

8y Kevin Reed, Writer

Double-digit increase in accountants requiring sup...

CABA sees an in crease in both the types of accountant, and the services and support they require Read More...

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PAC: No 'proper' Gift Aid evaluation since 2000

Corporate Tax PAC: No 'proper' Gift Aid evaluation since 2000

8y Calum Fuller, Reporter

PAC: No 'proper' Gift Aid evaluation since 2000

Public Accounts Committee critical of HMRC's data on Gift Aid's success Read More...

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HMRC and Treasury not sure if Gift Aid helps charities

Corporate Tax HMRC and Treasury not sure if Gift Aid helps charities

8y Calum Fuller, Reporter

HMRC and Treasury not sure if Gift Aid helps chari...

NAO finds neither the Treasury nor HMRC know whether Gift Aid have had a material impact on charities Read More...

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ActionAid: Deloitte helping business drive down African tax bills

Corporate Tax ActionAid: Deloitte helping business drive down African tax bills

8y Calum Fuller, Reporter

ActionAid: Deloitte helping business drive down Af...

Charity says double-taxation agreement between Mozambique and Mauritius means both countries lose revenue Read More...

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Taking Stock: PwC volunteers a drop in do-gooder stats

People In Practice Taking Stock: PwC volunteers a drop in do-gooder stats

9y Taking Stock

Taking Stock: PwC volunteers a drop in do-gooder s...

Drop in PWC staff voluntary hours due to 'quality over quantity', it suggests Read More...

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Even accountants have debt

People In Practice Even accountants have debt

9y Kath Haines

Even accountants have debt

CABA chief executive Kath Haines explains why Debt Awareness Week is a big issue for the profession Read More...

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Taking Stock: Restructuring firm's 'charity day of humiliation'

Accounting Firms Taking Stock: Restructuring firm's 'charity day of humiliation'

9y Taking Stock

Taking Stock: Restructuring firm's 'charity day of...

Korean rap songs and much-loved children's characters all part of SFP Group's fundraising activities Read More...

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