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Accountancy firm completes renovation of listed city centre building Home / Yorkshire / Property / Accountancy firm completes renovation of listed city centre building Renovation works have now been completed at a Grade-II listed building in Hull city centre, which is the headquarters of 360 Chartered Accountants. Four years ago the firm bought and renovated number 19 Albion Street as its new headquarters.

Change of brand for two of region's accountancy firms Home / North West / Business news / Change of brand for two of region's accountancy firms Two of the North West's expanding accountancy firms are changing names after being acquired by one of the UK's fastest growing business advisory groups, Baldwins, two years ago.

Company begun by soldiers returning from WW1 celebrates 100 year milestone When Alfred Scrutton and Francis Goodchild opened their accountancy firm in Ipswich in 1919, it is unlikely that they would have imagined that the business would still exist today, let alone having offices in four counties and employing more than 200 people.

Accountancy firm announces Birmingham office managing partner Home / West Midlands / People / Accountancy firm announces Birmingham office managing partner Accountancy and advisory firm Mazars has appointed Ian Holder as office managing partner in Birmingham. Holder has been with Mazars for 20 years, having spent his entire professional career in the city.

Patisserie Valerie rescued in management buyout backed by Causeway Capital Partners The two brands currently have 27 outlets between them. Steve Francis, previously boss of Tulip, will continue as chief executive. Francis said: "We are delighted to welcome Causeway capital as our partners in Patisserie Valerie, ending a disruptive period of uncertainty for the business.

Clients' top retirement fear: Running out of money Nearly one-third of financial planners say their clients' top retirement fear is running out of money, according to a recent AICPA survey of 631 CPA financial planners.

One lakh students to be trained in GST accountancy, govt to fund fees The government is coming out with Goods and Services Tax Accountants course and plans to train about 1 lakh GST Accountants over the next one to one-and-half year. The course fees would be fully funded by the Government of India, ICAI president Amit Anand Apte told reporters here.

UP Board Class 12th Accountancy Board Exam 2019: Check Paper Analysis & Review In this article, you will get paper analysis and review analysis of UP Board Class 12 Accountancy Board Exam 2019 which was held on 14th February, 2019. Format of UP Board Class 12 Accountancy 2019 Board Exam's Question Paper:. The question paper contained two parts ‒ 30 Questions.

KPMG seeking up to 350,000sq ft of office space in Dublin Accountants KPMG are seeking up to 350,000sq ft of offices in Dublin as the firm seeks to bring its 2,500-plus staff together under one roof. KPMG occupies two buildings in the capital, one in Stokes Place, at the St Stephen's Green end of Harcourt Street, the other in the IFSC.

UHY Hacker Young adds new ex-Deloitte partner to Nottingham office The new appointment from an ex-Big Four partner will bring a particular focus on owner-manager businesses.

The challenges of financial transparency in digital advertising This month, I'm going to focus on the challenges of financial transparency specific to digital advertising. This is an issue that CFOs face with increasing frequency because of the way the market has developed structurally in recent years.

The laziness debate: Less can be more The headline could be regarded as somewhat misleading since Telford has actually written a positive piece proposing that many firms could be more adventurous and, as a result, more profitable. In fact, it could reasonably be argued that his headline should actually have been "accountants are cowardly".

Revenues surge at accountancy firm Smith Cooper, the Derby accountancy firm, has revealed its financial results for the year-ending 31 March 2018. Fee income for the business reached £15m for the year to 31st March 2018, up 15% on 2017. The news comes as Smith Cooper was named in Accountancy Daily's Top 75 survey as one of the UK's leading firm of accountants.

Regional accountancy firm expands digital team as new rules loom Accountancy and business advisory firm MHA Moore and Smalley has grown its digital solutions team as it helps more businesses prepare for new digital reporting rules.

Accountancy firm apologises for newsletter filled with sexist jokes New Zealand firm Perriam and Partners published its newsletter this month that included stories about women refusing to have sex with their husbands. The newsletter sparked controversy when it was posted on social media with women across the country slamming it as 'sexist and offensive'.

Everything you need to know about the ICAS qualification The costs, timings and routes into becoming an ICAS-certified CA.

SIPPs: Ask the right questions, help clients avoid expensive mistakes Indeed, I would argue that this is the reason for holding a SIPP in the first place, but, as trusted advisers, accountants can play a significant role in helping their clients avoid a whole lot of pain by asking, or encouraging the client to ask, the right question.

UP Board Class 12 Accountancy Model Paper 2019 Here we are providing you the UP Board class 12th Accountancy model paper 2019. Model papers are useful learning resources for students especially while preparing for the UP Board Exams 2019.

Finding value in revenue recognition implementation The challenges associated with FASB's new revenue recognition standard have been substantial for many companies, but at least they're gaining valuable data and process improvements as a result of the implementation.

Mourinho, Ronaldo and tax evasion If I were running a tax department in any of the many jurisdictions where these esteemed gentlemen have worked over the years, my first step would be to launch a detailed investigation into their financial affairs, assuming that these have not gone beyond statutory time limits.

Newport accountancy firm lands major ICC contract A Newport-based accountancy firm has fought off tough competition to oversee the accounts of one of South Wales's biggest construction projects, worth more than £80m.

What do audit clients think about audit? Source Global Research recently released their report looking into the client viewpoint of the audit process. It is currently "one of the most vertically integrated services left in today's market," Source has stated. Following the release of the CMA review looking into audit processes back in December 2018, change is finally on its way.

Getting to the bottom of Making Tax Digital If you have questions about the upcoming Making Tax Digital for VAT, you've come to the right place. What's more, you're not alone. Plenty of businesses have not yet started or are just about gearing up to start working towards compliance. There's still time, especially if you arm yourself with everything you need to know.

Hong Kong's accountancy firms raise their headcounts as IPO bonanza, fintech boom boost business Hong Kong’s return to top of global IPO table means there’s a need for more qualified professionals to carry out traditional audits.

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