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Disciplinary orders

Every month AccountingWEB reports on the latest disciplinary orders published by the professional bodies. Chris Cope, solicitor and director of the Accountants National Compliant Services Limited, also provides expert commentary to help accountants make sense of the lessons emerging from the tribunals.   

4th Jan 2019
West Yorkshire firm Auker Rhodes has been reprimanded and fined £5000 after breaching client money regulations in a complex case that...
3rd Dec 2018
34
Professional behaviour as an accountant is not just confined to what happens inside the office. An ACCA member discovered that it also...
26th Nov 2018
25
A partner at an accountancy firm has been branded “extremely irresponsible” after filing a client’s £5m tax reclaim without the requisite...
30th Oct 2018
7
October's ICAEW disciplinary orders features a "poorly worded letter" and a fraudulent film investment. Chris Cope from the Accountants...
1st Oct 2018
10
This month's disciplinary orders features a former ICAEW council member who left a teenager partially paralysed, and the case of a...
3rd Sep 2018
11
An accountant who provided “woefully inadequate” responses to an ACCA investigation and withheld documents from a client has been excluded...
24th Aug 2018
8
This month's disciplinary roundup features an "excessive and disproportionate" fine halved and a student who in a desperate attempt to save...
6th Aug 2018
5
July’s ICAEW disciplinary orders feature a back and forth between an accountant and HMRC over an appeal letter and a couple of cases of...
30th Jul 2018
4
This month’s disciplinary round up features a sole practitioner who was excluded after he failed to respond promptly to his clients and an...
2nd Jul 2018
4
Sole practitioner Alfred Lote faced an ICAEW client money regulations disciplinary tribunal and came away with a fine of £250 and a severe...
25th Jun 2018
13
June’s ICAEW disciplinary orders feature a sole practitioner’s annual return failure and a dishonest expense bill. Reviewing June’s cases...
21st May 2018
15
May’s disciplinary orders feature a practitioner without a practising certificate and an accountant who took advantage of a vulnerable...
30th Apr 2018
9
The ICAEW disciplinary tribunal found Merseyside-based firm Butterworth Barlow Ltd had failed to comply with client money regulations by...
23rd Apr 2018
3
April’s disciplinary orders feature a hard to pin down ACCA practitioner and a decade-old conviction that has caught up with another...
16th Mar 2018
14
March’s disciplinary orders featured a dispute over a revoked audit registration thanks to a missing ICAEW letter and some hefty costs...