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The latest coronavirus (COVID-19) articles from ICAEW

A list of all coronavirus-related articles from ICAEW, starting with the most recent.

How to review a spreadsheet

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16-05-2022

This series of six blogs will explore the Excel Community 2021 publication ‘How to Review a Spreadsheet – Reduce the risk that your spreadsheet gives you the wrong answer’.

Ukraine: group audits

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05-05-2022

Group auditors with overseas component auditors face particular challenges because of the Ukraine crisis. This Audit and Assurance Faculty guidance explores the issues – including ISA UK 600 requirements – and their implications.

Another meal, cooked to a familiar recipe

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04-05-2022

Patel, Venkataraman and Others v HMRC is the third in a series, dealing with the abuse of gift aid tax relief for the purposes of reducing income tax liabilities. The previous cases decided by the Tax Tribunal were N Green v HMRC and J Netley v HMRC. In the previous cases the settlements appeared, to my eyes at least, surprisingly generous to the taxpayers.

116 Cardamon Limited and MacAlister

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04-05-2022

Claimed breaches of warranties in share purchase agreement - the case of 116 Cardamon Limited and MacAlister

Chart of the week: VAT receipts by quarter

28-04-2022

This week’s chart highlights how the VAT deferral scheme is almost entirely behind higher VAT receipts in recent quarters, providing a note of caution to recent media headlines welcoming bumper tax revenues.

Levelling Up funding: the governance challenge

27-04-2022

The Levelling Up White Paper points to insufficient regional data and the need for a new accountability framework. But will this create barriers for local authorities to access funding?

Public finances disappoint as interest rates rise

26-04-2022

Public sector finances for the year ended 31 March 2022 saw a provisional deficit of £152bn, less than half last year’s deficit, but more than two and a half times that seen in 2019/20.

Update on the Government's Economic Crime Plan

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26-04-2022

David Gomez, ICAEW Senior Lead, Ethics shares an update on the UK’s Economic Crime Plan.

Tax news in brief 27 April

26-04-2022

Highlights from the broader tax news for the week ending 27 April 2022, including: updated VAT road fuel scale charges; HMRC extends agent access to employer PAYE liabilities and payments data; online filing issues affecting R&D claims; and tax credit renewals and migration to universal credit.

Chart of the week: G7 economic growth

21-04-2022

The latest IMF economic forecasts put the UK at the bottom of the pile in 2023, but our chart this week elevates the UK to fifth place out of seven by looking at average growth for the four years from 2020 to 2023.

British biotech success boosts the UKs capital markets

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21-04-2022

While global tech stocks have been taking a hit, Oxford Nanopore Technologies’ £3.5bn IPO last year was something of a coup for the London Stock Exchange. Jason Sinclair looks at a British biotech success story that’s shown faith in the UK’s capital markets.

Ukraine war will cause long-reaching effects

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21-04-2022

The effect of the war in Ukraine on global investment could be even worse than that of the pandemic, warns Jon Moulton

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