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November 2014

Accountancy Newsletter November 2014

Accountancy Newsletter November 2014

DAC Beachcroft's Accountancy newsletter features topical news and insights for our clients and contacts.

Corporate insolvency trends – and impact on auditors

Corporate insolvency trends – and impact on auditors

As the graph indicates, the latest figures published in July 2014 show that company insolvencies are continuing to fall in England and Wales. The num ...

HMRC's tax avoidance campaign – update

HMRC's tax avoidance campaign – update

The subject of tax avoidance, and HMRC's new powers to recover disputed tax, is rarely out of the headlines at the moment.  

Discrimination: Doctor training rules objectively justified and not indirectly discriminatory against non-UK nationals

Discrimination: Doctor training rules objectively justified and not indirectly discriminatory against non-UK nationals

The claimant is a Kazakhstan national who studied medicine in the Czech Republic. She wished to join the UK Foundation Programme (FP). As readers will ...

Libor liability

Libor liability

Accountants may face liabilities resulting from the various investigations into the Libor rigging scandal.

When does limitation begin to run in tax cases?

When does limitation begin to run in tax cases?

The subject of tax avoidance, and HMRC's new powers to recover disputed tax, is rarely out of the headlines at the moment. Since our last alert on the ...

NHS: Be Candid - Be fit!

NHS: Be Candid - Be fit!

From 27 November, all NHS providers must comply with the new statutory Duty of Candour and also the Fit and Proper Person Test for 'Directors or equiv ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: Neighbourhood Plans – Beware the Weight

Housebuilder Top Tip: Neighbourhood Plans – Beware the Weight

Developers will need to give full consideration to existing and emerging Neighbourhood Plans when considering their development proposals and the like ...

Hong Kong - privacy commissioner action against APP Developers

Hong Kong - privacy commissioner action against APP Developers

Following the introduction by the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data in Hong Kong (PCPD) of a guidance note entitled ‘Best Practice Guide for Mobi ...

Breach of contract: Injunction did not infringe principle that employee should not be compelled to work

Breach of contract: Injunction did not infringe principle that employee should not be compelled to work

We have already sent out a number of alerts this month. Of most significance were our alerts about how holiday pay should be calculated where workers ...