Professional standards

Technical
1 July 2017

The draft Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (the draft Regulations) were published on 15 March 2017, along with an accompanying consultation. They are due to come into force on 26 June but we do not know whether that date will change due to the general election and the government currently being in purdah. In the meantime, as client due diligence is something that all members in practice need to carry out on a regular basis, we thought we would look at the proposed changes in this area.

Michael Stout provides guidance on how best to protect your company or clients from malware attacks
Cyber Security
1 June 2017

Michael Stout provides guidance on how best to protect your company or clients from malware attacks

Technical
1 April 2017

The CIOT and ATT guidance on mortgage lenders has been updated.

Karen Eckstein and Charlott e Ali look at what can go wrong with professional indemnity insurance, and what you can do to protect yourself
Professional indemnity insurance

Karen Eckstein and Charlotte Ali look at what can go wrong with professional indemnity insurance, and what you can do to protect yourself

A new approach – Continuing professional development
Continuing professional development
1 December 2016

Jane Mellor explains the new CPD requirements for CIOT, ATT and ADIT affiliates

Independent direction – taxation disciplinary board
Taxation disciplinary board
1 November 2016

Larry Darby reflects on the developments within the Taxation Disciplinary Board over the past four year

Moral Compass
Professional conduct
1 July 2016

Chris Davidson examines the role of the tax adviser in a changing world in his address to the Confédération Fiscale Européenne 8th European Conference on Tax Advisers’ Professional Affairs

Technical
1 June 2016

The revised guidance on letters of engagement for tax practitioners was published on 11 April 2016.

Flag it up! – Anti-money laundering
Anti-money laundering
1 February 2016

Charlotte Ali explains what steps advisers should be taking to flag up potential money laundering