Tax and the gambling man

28 February 2012

There was plenty of coverage over the recent Betfair betting error but what of the tax position, asks Julie Butler

Reed loses out on travel expenses case

28 February 2012

A first tier tribunal judgment over £158m of PAYE and NICs has been made against a major employer of temporary workers, Reed Employment.

Alcohol and drug testing in the workplace — part two

28 February 2012

In the second of a two-part article, Gordon Tranter now examines the legal information related to drug and alcohol testing at work. He will also outline some of the issues involved in creating a drug and alcohol policy.

Why did I fail Case Study?

27 February 2012

We asked Neil Russell for his views on the recent ACA Case Study exam and examiners’ report

Academy accounting

27 February 2012

The government is doubling the number of academy schools this year. Ian Selwood and David Robertson outline the requirements for accountants

No place to hide

24 February 2012

Foreign financial institutions are in the firing line as US FATCA targets tax avoiders. Jim Muir considers compliance issues

What’s in the news? February 2012

24 February 2012

Money, money, money — the costs of childcare, free entitlement and why we can’t afford it, the debate rages on and hits the headlines on a daily basis. There are some lighter stories this time about babies who already know more about healthy eating than their parents, if left to their own devices, and dads encouraged to seek work in a nursery, following the new TV show. Susan Roddy has the details.