2011 | AccountingWEB


Over the past year AccountingWEB has witnessed real turmoil and significant change across the profession.

The AccountingWEB editors put together their traditional compilation of wisecracks, pithy sayings and comments that encapsulate the main events of the year.

This year was not a good one for HMRC or its permanent secretary for tax, Dave Hartnett.


For many accountancy practitioners, April Fool’s day was no joke.

You might think that HMRC would be tempted to keep a low profile as 2011 draws to a close, considering the amount of media attention they have attracted for a series of high-profile blunders th


A number of clients have not yet received a SATR or notice to complete although HMRC website shows one has been issued on 6/4/11.  Has anyone else had this problem?


After an eventful 2010 in business and politics, it makes for a good time to look at the year ahead as the accountancy community gears up for a changed market.

The business community is buzzing with concerns of how firms will perform this year after many experts have forecast a second financial dip.

Stephen Archer offers his thoughts on whether a double-dip recession is on the cards, and the possible business and economic trends and impacts for 2011.