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31 Dec 08

Data losses set to soar, predicts KPMG

KPMG’s Data Loss Barometer predicts that the number of people affected by data loss around the world could soar to 190 million in 2009, compared to 92 million in the previous year, as the credit crunch deepens

23 Dec 08

PwC swaps pens for greasepaint to bring kids to the panto

Over 2,000 children from primary schools, youth groups and charitable organisations across the central belt of Scotland are set to benefit from fundraising efforts by PricewaterhouseCoopers staff

23 Dec 08

The 12 Accounting Days of Christmas

Henderson Loggie is using one of the season’s most popular songs to send clients a daily dose of festive advice

10 Dec 08

ICAS takes disciplinary action against Graham Tough, partner at Martin Aitken & Co

Graham Cameron Tough, a partner in the firm of Martin Aitken & Co in Glasgow, has been severely reprimanded and ordered to pay a penalty of £35,000 and costs of £40,000 by the Discipline Tribunal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

10 Dec 08

Writing on the wall for newspapers

The newspaper and magazine industry could be “decimated” in 2009 with one out of every 10 print publications forced to reduce publication frequency by more than half, move online or close entirely, according to a report by Deloitte

5 Dec 08

Businesses warn London must keep up with global rivals – CBI/KPMG

Only one in ten businesses think London’s status as a world city will grow over the next five years, while a third fear the capital’s standing will shrink, according to survey by the CBI and KPMG

28 Nov 08

CA Magazine editor scoops award

CA Magazine’s Rob Outram was named Business and Professional Editor of the Year in the Scottish Magazine Awards in Glasgow on Thursday night

21 Nov 08

Government likely to reduce corporation tax to 25 per cent

With the Pre-Budget Report scheduled for Monday 24 November, BDO Stoy Hayward believes it is likely that the government will use tax cuts focused upon the business sector to ‘kick start’ the economy. This comes on the back of the 1.5 per cent base rate cut recently announced by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee.

12 Nov 08

'One in five shops may be closed by the end of the recession': PwC

According to a survey from PricewaterhouseCoopers, one in five shops may close by the time the economy recovers. The firm has estimated that 3,600 shops may be empty if 10 per cent of retailers get into financial problems in the next 12 months and it has said internet shopping and the growth of new shopping centres will exacerbate the problem

12 Nov 08

Lenders recruit private equity experts in anticipation of large increase in business ownership

The banking industry is setting up private equity style departments as their ownership of businesses increases in the worsening economic environment, according to KPMG

10 Nov 08

Sharp fall in deal volumes countered by hold in company prices

Prices paid for private companies by trade and private equity buyers held steady in Q3 2008, but deal volumes fell sharply, according to research from accountants and business advisers BDO Stoy Hayward

10 Nov 08

Employer prospects worsen among small manufacturers on back of weak demand: CBI

Small and medium-sized manufacturers are cutting staff for the first time in 18 months, as demand for UK made goods at home and abroad weakens in the global economic slowdown, a CBI survey shows

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