Any accountant worth their salt should offer you far more than a basic service provider. Unlike your office stationery supplier or your telecoms provider, your accountant should act more like a trusted business partner.
With most owner managers and directors focusing their attention on the core business, it’s essential to know that there is someone else on board who will not only watch your back, but will also flag up potential new business opportunities, take advantage of tax breaks as they happen and actively protect the assets of your company, whilst intelligently optimising its wealth.
Big name firms with a national presence can appear to be the smart choice for the discerning and ambitious business. However, all too often a firm that’s too large can suffer from ‘client distance’ issues.
Members of the Central Bank's Commission have expressed the view that messaging around the inclusion of independent non-executive directors in new rules aimed at holding senior executives to account for their conduct is important, so it doesn't act as a deterrent to people taking up such roles.
The US banking system is stabilising after strong actions from regulators, but further steps to protect bank depositors may be needed if smaller institutions suffer deposit runs that threaten more contagion, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told bankers today.
The U.S. banking system is stabilizing after strong actions from regulators, but further steps to protect bank depositors may be warranted if smaller institutions suffer deposit runs that threaten more contagion, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen plans to tell bankers.
Sri Lanka will get the first $330m tranche of an International Monetary Fund bailout in the next two days, the global lender said today, putting the onus on the cash-strapped country to rein in its debt to sustainable levels.
New Central Statistics Office figures show that while public transport volumes stayed below 2019 figures in 2022, the number of Luas and bus journeys exceeded pre-pandemic figures in February of this year.
Lawyers from Switzerland, the US and UK are talking to a number of Credit Suisse Additional Tier 1 (AT1) bond holders about possible legal action after the state-backed rescue of Credit Suisse by UBS wiped out AT1 bonds, law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has said.