The Oct 2015 Friends of AE Bristol meeting was a lively affair, primarily for two reasons. Firstly Ken Tymms, industry liaison manager from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) was on hand to update the group on the latest regulatory developments.
Tuesday, 13th October
On Thursday evening, the stars were out in force at the AccountingWEB / Clear Books member meet-up.
The annual tax return may be heading for the big tax office in the sky in the years ahead, but AccountingWEB members are already preparing for the self assessment storm this winter.
You’ve heard the expression of a criminal going ‘on the run’. But have you heard of a criminal going on a hike?
A compendium of things seen and heard by AccountingWEB's editorial team at today's Practice Excellence Conference in London.
This week seems to be practice development week, with events all around the country.
As I’ve now posted a couple of pieces on the site I thought it would be polite to introduce myself. I’m Tom Herbert, AccountingWEB’s new business correspondent, and my brief is to track down the best business news and opinions and bring them to the accounting community.
A quick survey of Any Answers questions last month suggest that practitioners turn their attention to old fashioned accounting during the quieter months of late summer - at least until the penalty notices start turning up towards the end of August.
“What a thing it is to see the order which prevails throughout his business! By means of this he can survey the general whole at any time without needing to perplex himself in the details,” wrote Goethe, Germany’s literary grand master.
Who’s the first person in history whose name we know? A king? A warrior? Maybe a famous scholar?
Nope, none of those. It’s an accountant named Kushim.