Academic and raconteur Dr David Bramwell celebrates the life of accountant Reginald Bray, who tested the early postal system to bizarre limits.
As many firms get in the festive spirit, one accounting firm warns the Christmas party could bring a tax shock. Top news this morning includes the Royal Mail privatisation and the impact of Treasury cuts.
The ICAEW has reprimanded and fined a rash of firms for issuing unqualified audit reports. 1