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30 Apr 08

New act could encourage boom in going bust

Record numbers of Scots will be made bankrupt this year as new legislation makes it easier to be sequestrated, according to PKF

28 Apr 08

Cut-price UK assets to attract increased foreign interest

Analysis by Deloitte shows that the weakened pound looks set to increase the appeal of UK M&A and investment from overseas investors

24 Apr 08

Prices hold up for private companies in rush to beat CGT deadline

Prices held up for companies selling in the rush to beat the 5 April CGT deadline, according to research from accountants and business advisers BDO Stoy Hayward

24 Apr 08

Retail catches flu – but not pneumonia

Retail health is deteriorating but it’s not in ‘free fall’, according to an industry think tank

22 Apr 08

CFO survey finds credit crunch has another six months to run

Deloitte report shows that half of respondents believe improvement will come in first half of 2009

22 Apr 08

Accounting for real or virtual value

ICAS releases report on the lessons of the dotcom bubble, and how to measure the value of internet-related stocks

22 Apr 08

Confidential data remains at risk despite increased business awareness

PwC survey finds that 13 per cent of businesses have detected hackers within their network

18 Apr 08

HMRC crackdown on offshore accounts

In recent weeks HMRC has issued letters to an estimated 5,000 people who may have an undeclared offshore bank account – although the final number may be much more

14 Apr 08

Credit crunch continues to bite business, says Ernst & Young

Research reveals that profit warnings topped 100 for the second consecutive quarter

10 Apr 08

Six industry sectors in the 'danger zone' over climate change risks

Financial institutions among businesses exposed to climate risks, according to KPMG report

10 Apr 08

March sees modest rise in permanent staff placements

KPMG report sees slight rebound but salary growth continued to slow as the banking crisis takes its toll on the financial sector

8 Apr 08

FPB warns that removing ‘green’ fuel tax incentive will alienate small firms

The Forum of Private Business is questioning the Government’s commitment to helping small firms switch to environmentally-friendly fuels, following an announcement in the 2008 Budget that it is to remove a tax incentive for investing in ‘green’ biofuels

7 Apr 08

Top tips for accountants as payroll year end deadline looms

With thousands of accountants in the UK providing a payroll bureau service for their clients, it’s likely that at least a few will be having some sleepless nights in the coming weeks

7 Apr 08

New tax year set to sting low and middle income earners, says Grant Thornton

New tax rates and allowances which came into effect on Sunday will benefit high income earners and owners of second homes while treading on low and middle income earners and failing to provide serious savings incentives during a time of credit crisis, says Grant Thornton

7 Apr 08

Debt advice on the internet: who are you talking to?

There are a lot of people out there in cyberspace talking about debt – and desperately seeking a way out of their problems. But who are they getting their advice from?

4 Apr 08

Car dealerships face rocky road in 2008

Ernst & Young's report predicts one of the worst periods in years for small to medium-sized dealerships

4 Apr 08

Income Shifting: What's the Big Deal?

Simplicity and clarity is required, says Bruce Wilson from Campbell Dallas, not the sticking plaster approach of yet more legislation, which will only fuel uncertainty for the hard pressed taxpayer

1 Apr 08

'We're not just bean counters any more'

John Anderson, chief executive of the Entrepreneurial Exchange, talks about the need for CAs to help Scotland's new wealth creators

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