Free seminars available

Inquesta offers a number of seminars (see below), free of charge. Our seminars are carried out in-house. If you would like us to do a seminar, please contact us.

Basic accounting for lawyers
An introduction to fraud prevention & detection
An introduction to pre-pack administrations
Debt management v IVA v Bankruptcy
Solvent winding up
Completion Accounts disputes

 

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What is a Forensic Accountant?

What is a forensic accountant?

I am often asked what I do, the answer to which of course is “I am a forensic accountant.”. The general  response to that is “oooh that sounds interesting…..” followed by “but what does that mean?”

The simple answer is that a forensic accountant deals with any form of dispute which involves a financial loss.

A forensic accountant regularly works with solicitors and barristers either on civil or criminal matters.

Civil matters tend to involve some sort of financial …

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HMRC – The Involuntary Creditor

HMRC – THE INVOLUNTARY CREDITOR

HMRC are the ultimate involuntary creditor. By trading in the UK a business or individual is liable to pay tax under UK legislation.

With effect from 6 April 2012, as part of their debt recovery toolkit, HMRC has received additional powers to request a security bond for PAYE/NIC payable.

The bond will usually cover 4 months of PAYE/NIC plus arrears (if any). This security is likely to be in place for 2 years.

Should a security bond be requested …

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Suspect a fraud?

SUSPECT A FRAUD? – CALL US NOW

If you or one of your clients suspects a fraud within your organisation, you should call us as soon as possible.

With current government austerity measures and a double dip recession, the existence of fraud has increased significantly over the past year and can be a major cause of business failure.

Historically, fraud losses could have been hidden by strong profits, however in the current economic climate every penny counts and we are seeing an increase …

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Inquesta News – May

To download May’s edition of Inquesta News, please click  Inquesta newsletter May 2012

DIRECTORS’ INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the second edition of Inquesta News.

The last 2 months have been extremely busy for us with a mixture of new instructions, business development and networking.

We are developing our newsletter on a regular basis to provide improved, relevant content. We appreciate your feedback and would like to know if there is anything you would specifically like to hear about.

In this edition we have a new ‘facts …

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