John Lewis profits slump 99%, Sports Direct AGM ends in chaos, and more top news

The John Lewis Partnership has blamed "challenging times in retail" for a 99% slump in profits. The owner of John Lewis and Waitrose warned earlier this year that its half-year profits... Read more

HSBC closing offices in Brexit fallout

HSBC is moving seven offices out of London as it prepares for Brexit. The Europe-focused offices, which are responsible for the bank’s activities in Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium,... Read more

Do accountants complain about HMRC's service enough?

Jennifer Adams considers the work of the Adjudicators Office following the issue of their 40-page annual report last month and asks whether the service is being used effectively.In HMRC's ideal... Read more

RTI: Tribunal throws out late filing penalties

The first known tribunal case concerning penalties for late filing of full payment submissions (FPS) has been lost by HMRC due to poor and inappropriate documentation.FactsHMRC issued late filing... Read more

WeWork bans meat: Unicorn startup will no longer reimburse non-veggie meals

Meat is off the menu for the employees of one of the world’s hottest startups. WeWork, the shared office space provider valued at $20bn, has told its 6,000 staff it will not pay expenses for... Read more

HSBC direct bank feeds are live

HSBC business current account customers can now get direct bank feeds into their QuickBooks account. This will help your clients save time, improve accuracy and be able to work confidently with up-to... Read more

Firm Number C002541956

Firm Number C002541956