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‘Thou shalt not tax’ not in the Bible

  • Published: 18 Jul 2019

A family in Tasmania has been ordered to pay more than AUD 2m to the Australian Taxation Office after failing to pay income tax, claiming paying.... read more

Joint audits may not be the answer says FRC chair candidate

  • Published: 18 Jul 2019

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Parliamentary Committee held a  pre-appointment hearing to take evidence from the UK government’s.... read more

Reserve Bank of India tells banks to steer clear of auditors under investigation

  • Published: 18 Jul 2019

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a directive to the country’s banks warning them that audit firm partners currently facing disciplinary.... read more

New senior partner for KPMG Ghana

  • Published: 18 Jul 2019

Anthony K Sarpong Mhas been appointed as senior partner of KPMG in Ghana, with additional jurisdiction over the firm's business in Sierra Leone,.... read more

UK tax take from accounting sector booms

  • Published: 18 Jul 2019

In a report prepared for TheCityUK by PwC it is estimated that in 2018, the total tax contribution of legal and accounting activities in the UK was.... read more

UHY Hacker Young adds two partners to London office

  • Published: 18 Jul 2019

UHY Hacker Young has appointed two new partners to its London office. Brian Johnson joins UHY Hacker Young after being a partner at accountants HW.... read more

Business Complexity Index reveals a complicated world for business

  • Published: 17 Jul 2019

The Global Business Complexity Index 2019 from TMF Group looks at the complexity of operating businesses in countries around the world. It ranks.... read more

BDO appoints two new advisory partners

  • Published: 17 Jul 2019

UK firm BDO LLP has grown its advisory resource with the appointment of two new partners. Since the start of 2019, the firm has appointed 12 new.... read more

Former REIT manager, execs settle SEC charges for $60m

  • Published: 17 Jul 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged AR Capital LLC, founder Nicholas S. Schorsch, and its former CFO Brian Block with wrongfully.... read more

PwC wins Bupa audit tender

  • Published: 17 Jul 2019

UK healthcare group Bupa has appointed PwC to become its global auditor from January 2021. PwC came out the winner of a 6-month long competitive.... read more

UK charity tax relief overhaul due says Charity Tax Commission

  • Published: 17 Jul 2019

Tax reliefs offered to UK charities urgently need an overhaul, according to a new report from a group led by the former chairman of the Inland.... read more

Deloitte launches global special situations team in New York

  • Published: 17 Jul 2019

Deloitte's restructuring services team has launched a new, New York-based special situations effort to complement similar capabilities offered in.... read more

Reform required for ‘slow killer’ of UK business

  • Published: 17 Jul 2019

In a debate in Parliament on 11 July 2019, Baroness Neville-Rolfe called the complexity of the UK tax system ‘a slow killer’. In speaking to a.... read more

Middleton Katz joins SMP Group

  • Published: 16 Jul 2019

Isle of Man-based corporate services provider Middleton Katz has announced a deal to join the SMP Group of Companies, a global professional and.... read more

UK unveils Economic Crime Plan 2019 to 2022

  • Published: 16 Jul 2019

The new Economic Crime Plan, agreed between the Chancellor Philip Hammond, Home Secretary Sajid Javid, and heads of law enforcement, major.... read more

KPMG hires insurance veteran Graham Boffey

  • Published: 16 Jul 2019

KPMG has hired Graham Boffey as insurance partner in its financial services consultancy team. Boffey will work closely with head of Insurance,.... read more

Deloitte, KPMG set to defend against ban threat in India

  • Published: 16 Jul 2019

India’s National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has set a deadline of Friday, 19 July 2019, for Deloitte Haskins & Sells and BSR & Associates to.... read more

UK mid-market boards ignoring £30bn cyber risk

  • Published: 16 Jul 2019

Research from Grant Thornton UK has identified cyber-attacks as a clear and present danger for mid-market businesses in the UK, but warns that.... read more

Nomura to pay bond customers $25m to settle SEC charges

  • Published: 16 Jul 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission has instituted two related enforcement actions against Nomura Securities International Inc., which has.... read more

OECD, Brazil update on alignment of transfer pricing rules

  • Published: 15 Jul 2019

The OECD and Brazil's Receita Federal (RFB) have presented the outcomes of a joint 15-month work programme on transfer pricing. A one-day event.... read more


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