Zak Jakubowski

Zak Jakubowski is a reporter at Accountancy Daily, published by Croner-i

Insight / People in the news: Jersey Finance, KPMG, Shard Capital

In this week’s accountancy career moves, executive board announcements at KPMG, chair named at Jersey Finance and Chartered Institute of Credit Management, and chief operating officer appointed at Shard Capital

Tax / Loan charge tax deadline in six days, warns LITRG

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is warning people that they have until Wednesday (30) to meet their loan charge reporting and payment obligations

Accounting / FRC seeks revenue and leases reporting improvements

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is warning companies they need to improve their reporting of revenue and leases, after reviewing a sample of disclosures in annual and interim reports

Tax / Coronavirus: essential updates for accountants, tax advisers and auditors - Part 2

To assist accountants, tax advisers and auditors in dealing with the coronavirus crisis, all our related covid-19 coverage will be available here as soon as new announcements are made, plus expert analysis

Insight / PM: six new Covid restrictions for the next six months

UK has reached a ‘perilous turning point’, said Prime Minister Boris Johnson, as he tightens up Covid restrictions for England for up to six months after his top scientific advisers warn urgent action was needed to combat the spike in infections

Insight / Covid-19: UK risks 49,000 cases a day unless infection rates slow

England's chief medical officer and the government's top scientific adviser warn that Covid cases are ‘doubling every seven days’ in Downing Street Coronavirus briefing

Insight / Companies House powers boosted to tackle £137bn dirty money deficit

Companies House will be given greater powers to query, investigate and remove false information in the registration of company directors, in efforts to reduce the potential £137bn lost globally to financial crime, according to Transparency International UK

Insight / People in the news: RSM, Personal Finance Society, Government

In this week’s accountancy career moves, partners appointed at RSM and McGuireWoods, president named at the Personal Finance Society, and CFO appointments at Paysafe Group, Energy Assets Group

Tax / Coronavirus: essential updates for accountants, tax advisers and auditors - Part 1

To assist accountants, tax advisers and auditors in dealing with the coronavirus crisis, all our related covid-19 coverage will be available here as soon as new announcements are made, plus expert analysis

Audit / Half of internal audit functions affected by coronavirus redeployment

Chartered IIA study raises concerns for corporate governance during coronavirus crisis, and reveals the extent of disruption to internal audit teams, as 46% of internal audit teams have been affected by redeployment during coronavirus lockdown

Tax / Treasury Committee discusses tax reforms post Covid

MPs have been told that possible tax reforms post Covid, coupled with increased digitalisation could save accountants from spending their lives ‘doing pointless repetitive tasks’ such as calculating tax returns

Insight / CII calls for action to avoid future FCA legal cases

The Chartered Insurance Institute has urged insurance professionals and government to act now to reduce the need for legal proceedings like the FCA’s business interruption test case in future

Insight / People in the news: Mazars, BDO, Deloitte

In this week’s accountancy career moves, partner promotions at Mazars, BDO and Deloitte, and chair named at The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group

Insight / English football clubs financially distressed despite record £6bn revenues

Half of England’s top professional football clubs have reported concerns about their financial health despite starting the 2019/20 season with the prospect of record revenues of more than £6bn, according to BDO report

Tax / IR35 delay leads to blanket ban U-turn

The delay to the private sector IR35 roll-out has encouraged more employers to ‘get it right this time around’, with staffing companies reporting that over a third of hirers (35%) were making a U-turn on non-PSC decisions
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