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Moving up a gear


Car sales may be recovering but profit margins are being squeezed and lease accounting changes threaten the bottom line, reports Rachel Fielding

Rachel Fielding

Practice management: HMRC penalties


Understanding the scale of a potential taxpayer mistake is fraught with difficulties as HMRC takes a tough line, says Karen Eckstein

Karen Eckstein

Getting to grips with New UK GAAP - Free breakfast briefing


Our free breakfast briefing in London on 8th May will help you get to grips with the changes to UK GAAP to ensure a smooth implementation of the new standards.

Julia Penny

FRS 102: Part 7 Investment properties


In part seven of the new UK GAAP series, Helen Lloyd FCA discusses accounting treatment for investment properties

Helen Lloyd

Woolf: Auditing shadow


Better competition between audit firms is not the answer to raising the quality of audit work, argues Emile Woolf

Emile Woolf

Housing associations and audit


Risks for housing associations in the face of benefit reforms need to be flagged by auditors.

Chris Wilson and Heather Garrett

Growing your practice: Top 10 tips for running successful events


Events offer a unique opportunity for tax and accounting professionals to meet with current and prospective clients. Running a successful event doesn't require a big budget or a team of in-house marketing specialists as we explain in our latest marketing guide for accountants.

Greg Gillet

Company Reporting Common Practices: Research and Development under IFRS


Company Reporting takes a look at companies which invest a significant amount in research and development activities and how they report this under IAS 38 "Intangible assets".