The Northern Powerhouse Business Summit, which took place 4-6 July, was the central experience for businesses during the Great Exhibition of the North. The Summit heard from an outstanding line up of speakers, held workshops, and provided inspiration from stories of innovation from across industry.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) have announced the closure of the investigation into the conduct of Christopher Moore, a former Member of the ACCA and former executive of Torex Retail plc (Torex).
HMRC have released a Tax Information and Impact Note explaining a change to UK VAT law for businesses who believe they are unable to submit their VAT returns online.
Asia puts a 'Germany' on the map every 3.5 years in terms of economic size and will add three Euro zones in 25 years, said David Carbon, chief economist of the DBS Bank, during the DBS Asian Insights Conference 2014 held in Singapore on 4 July 2014.
The latest report from Randstad Financial & Professional suggests that the UK will have an increasing demand for accountants by 2050:
Accountants are the least happy profession in the UK when it comes to their work-life balance, according to research carried out by recruiter Randstad Financial & Professional.