Articles by Accountancy Age Staff

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg

Lib Dems to tax wealthiest to cut UK's debt

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg announces plans to tax the wealthiest in order to balance the UK's books

10 Jun 2014

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New president for Birmingham/West Mids ICAEW group

Celia Adams takes over as president of the Birmingham and West Midlands Society of Chartered Accountants

09 Jun 2014

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Take part in our Top 50+50 2014

Accountancy Age is taking Top 50+50 submissions

02 Jun 2014

#AAYP 2014: Accountancy Age's 35 under 35

Accountancy Age and Financial Director celebrate the UK's brightest accounting and finance talent

06 May 2014

EY launches major Northern Ireland expansion

Big four firm to create nearly 500 jobs in Northern Ireland, after working with Invest NI

01 May 2014

British Accountancy Awards 2014

We have reinvigorated the awards with the introduction of service line categories for Top 50 firms as placed in the Accountancy Age Top 50 survey

30 Apr 2014

Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

08 Apr 2014

Managing M&A data threats

As M&A activity starts to gain pace in a saturated accountancy market, firms must be aware of the holes in their data security explains Vinod Bange

18 Mar 2014

'Worrying times' as HMRC withdraws firm's VCT status

HMRC withdraws VCT status of a company, following breach of investment rules

14 Mar 2014

John Lewis DB scheme deficit hits £1bn

John Lewis Partnership's defined benefit pension scheme’s total accounting deficit hits £1bn results show

07 Mar 2014

Reducing labour pains

BDO launches its new maternity package, which it believes will help mothers break the glass ceiling, explains COO Mark Sherfield

05 Mar 2014

EC's insolvency proposals remove international trust

An overhaul of the Insolvency Regulation by the EC could cause interruptions to the rescue culture, explains Christoph Wilcken

04 Mar 2014

Rent as an expense – has the Game only just begun?

The latest Appeal Court ruling on landlords payment in corporate insolvency raises more questions than it answers says Neil Smyth

28 Feb 2014

Talent must be developed even on a tight budget

Even without a big budget, firms need to think about retaining talent if they want to reap the benefits of an economic upshift say Heather Townsend

24 Feb 2014

Take part in the Accountancy Age Best Employer programme

Firms can now register to join the 2014 Accountancy Age Best Employer programme, a survey and recognition programme dedicated to finding and recognising the best employers in the accounting profession

20 Feb 2014

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Briefings

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.