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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Sutton McGrath Hartley Ltd
Company City/Town: Sheffield
Company Nation/Region: England
Penalty: £30,405
Year: 2018
Date: 1 March, 2018
Offence Group: financial offences
Offence Type: accounting fraud or deficiencies
Violation Description: With the agreement of Sutton McGrath Hartley Ltd(now known as Sutton McGrath Wills and Probate), the Investigation Committee made an order that the firm be severely reprimanded, fined £22,500 and pay costs of £7,905 with respect to a complaint that: 1. Sutton McGrath Hartley Ltd made errors relating to the administration of an estate 2. Sutton McGrath Hartley Ltd failed to seek approval of their fees, contrary to section 110.1 of the Code of Ethics.3. Sutton McGrath Hartley Ltd failed to provide two clients with an itemised list of fees incurred while administering an estate.
Action Type: agency action
Settlement Type: Consent Order
Agency: Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
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