Tales from the Phones

Here are some more sample questions submitted by accountants to the ICPA/Qdos telephone helpline Q: Is there an Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) charge on a company that has got a freehold interest in residential properties and the leaseholders…

Flying Pilotless

Forget about driverless cars – what about pilotless aircraft? Researchers at UBS believe pilotless commercial planes could be with us by 2040. Pilotless planes are currently being trialled and could be used commonly for air taxis and cargo flights by…

Time to Microchip?

A company in Wisconsin is to implant staff with microchips so they can clock in to work with a wave of a fist! Vending machine company Three Square Market admitted it was embracing a technology more associated with lost dogs…

Sharp Dressers

Accountants love being suited and booted, and two-thirds (67%) think that businesses should not ditch dress codes in the workplace. A massive 73% of accountants also disagree that these dress codes are outdated, according to a new study. While 73%…