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Mazars tax news covers everything tax related in the UK from, VAT to the latest HMRC rulings.

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Mazars and Shift put human rights at the heart of corporate governance debate

“Today, any company that wishes to demonstrate either its own sustainability or its contribution to sustainable development, must show how it is driving respect for human rights across its operations and value chains. Independent assurance has a vital role to play in enhancing the credibility of what the company’s Board is told - and tells others - about its risks and performance.” - Professor John Ruggie, author of the UN Guiding Principles

UK Government proposal for safeguarding the status of EU nationals in the UK

The Government published its proposals on 26 June 2017 in respect of the status of EU nationals in the UK post-Brexit. The proposals form the basis for negotiation with the EU and essentially ensure that EU nationals who are in the UK prior to the cut-off date will be able to secure settled status here via a new application process that is to be introduced.

New IFRS insurance standard released

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has now issued a new Standard to replace the current IFRS 4 Insurance Contracts.

IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts (IFRS 17) eliminates inconsistencies and weaknesses of existing practices through a single principle-based framework to account for all insurance contracts, including reinsurance contracts.