September 30, 2022

Accounting News Roundup: Ex-PwC LuxLeaker Faces 10 Years in Prison; KPMG Eyes UK SMEs Market; Bad Email Habits | 01.07.15

LuxLeaks informant faces up to 10-years in prison [Luxemburger Wort]
Antoine Deltour has said his conscience led him to leak the documents that detailed PwC's use of Luxembourg as a tax haven. 

KPMG to take on Google and disrupt SME market [Accountancy Age]
Using, you guessed it, the Cloud: "KPMG has declared its intention to disrupt and dominate the SME market by telling small businesses 'you can pay us the same as your current accountant but we'll give you more'. That's the bold stance taken by the Big Four firm as it seeks to reap the rewards from its £40m investment in its enterprise programme, which includes subscription-based cloud accountancy support for small businesses."

He's the new Senior Executive Vice President and Global Head of Client Service Delivery at BNY Mellon:

7 Email Habits You Need to Break [FC]
Over-copying people, for one.

Bill Gates Drinks Poop Water [Gawker]
The future! "Gates just released a YouTube video of himself sippin' on a cool one from a Janicki OmniProcessor: a self-contained sanitation device that makes clean water from poop. The machine takes in the 'sludge'—as the company's CEO delicately terms it—then boils and burns it into electricity and drinking water."

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