Articles by Accountancy Age Staff

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Insolvency licensing: If it’s not broken don’t fix it

The government should not proceed with partial licensing plans for insolvency practitioners, argues Liz Bingham

17 Feb 2014

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Align for growth - technology is the key to long-term growth

Competing on price is a short-cut to nowhere. It's time to optimise technology and align for growth, writes Barbara Kroll

17 Feb 2014

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OFT recruits board to oversee DC pension audit

OFT appoints board which will oversee the audit of defined contribution legacy pension schemes

11 Feb 2014

‘Pay-up first’ anti-tax avoidance rule not justified

Steps to compel people in disputed tax avoidance schemes to pay up before taking cases through courts are unconstitutional, writes Cormac Marum

07 Feb 2014

HMRC changes VAT rules for DB sponsor employers

HMRC amends VAT rules to allow defined benefit pension sponsors to reclaim tax

05 Feb 2014

The Practitioner: Trainee woes

How much time should you give a trainee to learn the ropes? The Practitioner thinks he's had long enough already...

04 Feb 2014

Audit in their hands: what China can tell us about rotation

Chinese audit reform has led to a cut in fees but no contracts moving outside the Big Four, Gavin Hinks finds

30 Jan 2014

Auditors believe companies are losing battle against cyber crime

KPMG's UK Audit Committee Institute warns about poor quality data hampering cyber protection efforts

17 Jan 2014

HMRC clampdown on offshore trusts pays off

HMRC more than doubles its takings from investigations to £533m following offshore clampdown

14 Jan 2014

Government to make £200 tax cut per employee

The government is to wipe out up to £2,000 off employer's National Insurance

10 Jan 2014

Goldwin joins PKF Littlejohn as insurance partner

New arrival is seventh insurance partner at firm

09 Jan 2014

New Year’s resolution: avoid burnout in 2014

The most driven accountants are most at risk of burning out young, explains consultant Maite Barón, but there are steps for prevention

07 Jan 2014

The Financial Power List 2014

Accountancy Age and Financial Director reveal 2014's accounting and financial powerbase

06 Jan 2014

Navigating the expenses tax minefield

It’s time for a change to the archaic UK tax system, but if you’re not part of the solution you’re part of the problem explains Matt Lewis

23 Dec 2013

The difference between law and accountancy firms

In the last year there has been a significant spike of law firm insolvencies. Accountants should take note to protect their own LLPs

23 Dec 2013

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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

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