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    1. August 24, 2015

      KPMG’s UK chairman Simon Collins warns on housing supply

      The government must make affordable housing a priority, the UK chairman of professional services firm KPMG has warned,...

    2. August 23, 2015

      Simon Collins, chairman, KPMG UK: in search of the right note

      Last year KPMG’s UK chairman Simon Collins got 11,500 staff together and made some of them cry. It was a proud moment....

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    1. August 20, 2015

      HMRC: The taxman cometh

      The Queen laid down her knife and fork and turned to her interlocutor, a serious expression settling on her face. Peter...

    2. August 20, 2015

      UK car and engine manufacturing falls

      UK car and engine manufacturing took a hit last month, as halting demand from emerging markets compounded lower...

    3. FT Alphaville

      August 6, 2015

      The consequences of Quindell

      Quindell was once a Hampshire country club. Robert Terry took it and built a business that, to begin with at least, had...

    4. FT Alphaville

      August 5, 2015

      What on earth did Slater & Gordon buy? - Update

      Earlier this year Slater & Gordon, the Australian-listed legal group, paid £637m (A$1.2bn) in cash for the Professional...

    5. August 5, 2015

      SFO and UK regulator launch probes into Quindell practices

      The Serious Fraud Office has launched an investigation into Quindell, the insurance company, over “business and...

    6. FT Alphaville

      August 5, 2015

      Quindell results at last

      Quindell has published accounts for 2014. Shares in the rump of business left behind after almost all of the legal,...

    7. August 3, 2015

      Auditors go high-tech to win new business

      Auditors have a newfound zest. Rapid developments in digital technology and new rules requiring large companies to...

    8. August 2, 2015

      Banks must ‘adapt or die’ in the digital world, study warns

      Banks must “adapt or die” in the digital world to meet the surging demand for mobile banking with the number of mobile...

    9. July 20, 2015

      US chiefs less upbeat on expansion than overseas peers

      US chief executives are much less confident about growth and the global economy than counterparts in Europe and Asia,...

    10. July 14, 2015

      Espionage and industry in the internet era

      Spying may be the world’s second-oldest profession, but espionage has been quick to embrace the technology of the...

    11. July 13, 2015

      Signs of clouds over Europe’s hottest car market

      The July sunshine is bouncing off the paintwork on the brand new 4x4s parked in the Marshall Land Rover dealership in...

    12. July 8, 2015

      Summer Budget: £1m inheritance tax allowance confirmed

      The chancellor confirmed a new £1m allowance for couples who want to pass on property wealth as he outlined promised...

    13. July 8, 2015

      Summer Budget: Dividends reform to hit large portfolios

      Significant changes to the taxation of dividends paid to individuals could result in sharply higher bills for people...

    14. June 28, 2015

      Business wants money committed to UK’s north

      Business wants the UK government to back up with funds its talk of a Northern Powerhouse, to improve the region’s...

    15. June 28, 2015

      Pension funds favour liability-driven investments

      Pension funds appear unfazed by record low interest rates and are locking in what would appear to be unfavourable...

    16. June 24, 2015

      Deloitte hires BNP executive in move into investment banking area

      Deloitte has hired the former head of UK corporate finance at BNP Paribas, in a further indication of a trend for ‘big...

    17. June 23, 2015

      Accountancy watchdog opens probe of KPMG over BNY Mellon audit

      The UK’s accountancy watchdog has launched an investigation into KPMG’s audit of the Bank of New York Mellon, two...

    18. June 22, 2015

      Tax advisers: the backlash against the backlash

      In its 87-year history, Taxation magazine has not often been known for courting notoriety. Aimed at UK tax advisers, a...

    19. June 14, 2015

      SEC seeks views on ‘shocking’ auditor relationships

      Companies could soon be forced to disclose the length of their relationships with auditors amid concern that accounting...

    20. May 22, 2015

      ‘Challenger’ banks are too similar to main lenders, study says

      New “challenger” banks in the UK are too similar to established high street lenders to provide effective competition, a...

    21. Andrew Smithers

      May 20, 2015

      Bad information is bad for the economy

      We are currently inundated with bad information. It is one of the reasons why the economy has been doing poorly. Our...

    22. May 17, 2015

      Lloyds alleged to have ‘artificially distressed’ small business customers

      Lloyds Banking Group “artificially distressed” small business customers after they were “cynically” transferred to a...

    23. May 17, 2015

      Train operators track European contracts as markets open up

      When a train used to reach a European border, the driver would have to get off, walk to the rear carriage and change...

    24. May 15, 2015

      Dual residence complicates Scottish tax status

      The government is facing obstacles to identifying Scottish taxpayers, with less than a year to go before income tax is...

    25. May 7, 2015

      Young, bright, paying to work overseas

      Krishan Neelendra (below) felt a 2.1 in law from the University of Oxford was not sufficient to win a training contract...

    26. May 1, 2015

      Fears over ‘new dawn’ for final salary pension transfers

      Landmark pension changes which came into force last month could not have come at a better moment for those companies...

    27. April 29, 2015

      Business needs to raise its voice in the house price debate

      Protests in the London suburb of Brixton broke out on Saturday over gentrification and rising house prices. By London...

    28. April 19, 2015

      Rothesay to reduce investments in UK infrastructure

      Rothesay Life’s chief has warned that the Goldman Sachs-backed pensions group is set to reduce investments in UK...

    29. April 14, 2015

      Budapest property appeals at home and abroad

      Last year may have marked a turning point for Hungary’s property market, as strong macroeconomic performance, combined...

    30. April 13, 2015

      Digital payments on the up but cash is still king

      Spending on mobile devices in UK shops will reach £54bn a year within the next decade, but the rise of digital payments...

    31. April 10, 2015

      Blur Group’s shares plunge on ‘substantially lower’ revenues

      Blur Group’s share price tumbled by more than a quarter on Friday after the online marketplace for business services...

    32. April 7, 2015

      UK banks need to work harder on profitability, study finds

      Britain’s five largest banking groups must “urgently tackle” low returns for shareholders and work harder to become...

    33. April 5, 2015

      Million face 60% UK income tax ‘trap’

      More than 1m UK taxpayers are expected to be caught in an income tax “trap” in less than four years, whereby those...

    34. March 26, 2015

      ETX Capital snaps up Alpari client list

      Financial spread betting firm ETX Capital said on Thursday it had acquired the client list of Alpari UK from special...

    35. March 18, 2015

      Budget 2015: Boost for social impact investing

      Tax-efficient venture capital schemes are to be tightened under measures announced in a Budget that offered fresh...

    36. March 18, 2015

      Budget 2015: Old masters no longer count as wasting assets

      The most obscure tax loophole to be blocked in the Budget was inspired by a painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds, the...

    37. March 8, 2015

      Big four auditors extend reach into consultancy

      The consulting arms of the big four professional services firms are growing faster than traditional management...

    38. March 6, 2015

      Vodafone offers equal global maternity leave

      Vodafone has become one of the first multinational companies to offer new mothers equal minimum maternity leave across...

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