Insurance Age

Aascent singles out accountancy firm for annual accounts hold up

Premium finance adviser Aascent has still failed to file its annual accounts, blaming the situation on its accountancy firm's lack of staff.

This is the second time in three years that the firm has failed to meet the deadline, with the current accounts originally due in October 2007. Aascent previously claimed that the accounts would be filed by mid-January (Insurance Age, January 2008, p9), but has admitted that mid-April will now be more likely due to its accountancy firm not having the staff t