Guidance on the upcoming Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR)
This week is International Fraud Awareness Week. If you’re concerned about fraud but are unsure where to begin, here are some of the key ways to help minimise fraud risk to organisations and individuals.
Focusing on the evolving aspirations and motivations of the modern professional workforce, Ben Smith, Partner at ECOVIS Wingrave Yeats looks at the changing trends in the workplace, outlines some of our successful programmes and defines what it means for businesses as we look to recruit and develop the best young talent in an increasingly competitive and dynamic market…
Sophisticated technology tools such as machine learning or block chain are no longer the preserve of City firms, says Robert Camp, Director of Strategic Innovation at Stephens Scown, as he shares the journey on which his own firm has embarked to embrace data analytics... (Author - Robert Camp. First published in the Solicitor's Journal March 2019)
The Spring Statement was always going to take second place to the Autumn Budget but the Brexit debate grabbed the headlines anyway. Yesterday, the Chancellor had little opportunity to make policy announcements, given that Brexit may happen on the 29th of the month, or may not, or may happen but not in a form that we can see at present, or even plan for. Death is now the only certainty that we have. Certainty over taxes has been parked for the present.
Tomorrow our Director of Data Analytics, Reuben Barry, heads to the Alternative AI & Blockchain for Professional Services event. There he will be presenting a case study entitled; 'Client relationship network analysis - Using data mining and machine learning to search your network for opportunities'.
Read our breakdown of the key announcements from the Budget and what these could mean for you. Please get in touch with your Ecovis Advisor, or call us today on +44 (0) 207 495 2244 to discuss your business or personal circumstances.
The end of September marks some exciting events for Ecovis Wingrave Yeats’ Data Analytics team. On Monday 24 September, we arrived to exhibit at the Alternative Legal Management Summit, bringing together law firm leaders with the vision to innovate, collaborate, and transform their business.
This week, our Data Analytics team has been making waves– they’ve been shortlisted for Mid-Tier Innovation of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards 2018.
Currently withholding tax is applicable at the rate of 20% on royalty payments and some IP related annual payments. This rate can be reduced appropriately if there are Double Taxation Agreements (DTA) in place between the countries.
Our Head of Data Analytics, Reuben Barry shares his thoughts on Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and how data has now become more valuable than traditional products and services.
In July 2015, Geniac caused quite the stir in the Accounting World when Grant Thornton announced that they were to invest up to £22m funding in the high growth start-up to access the SME accounting market. Less than 3 years later and their clients have been stunned to learn that the company is to close its doors in April 2018, as Geniac “are not making the progress we wanted”.