Articles by Accountancy Age Staff

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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

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The Financial Power List 2014

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

06 Jan 2014

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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

FRP Advisory administrators called to commercial property law firm

Administrators called to Hillier HRW after it was unable to secure professional indemnity cover earlier this year

20 Dec 2013

Mazars to acquire Deloitte public sector internal audit unit

Mazars will gain 120 specialist public sector internal audit staff from Deloitte

20 Dec 2013

HMRC voluntary sector grants cause £30m tax liability

Grants made to help public with taxes see £30.6m liability

20 Dec 2013

New chair of profession’s disciplinary body

David Childs succeeds Richard Fleck as chair of FRC conduct committee

19 Dec 2013

Deloitte University to allow staff to rise through ranks

Deloitte UK head of HR Stevan Rolls discusses the firm's establishment of a university

19 Dec 2013

KPMG recruits Olympics diversity expert

Stephen Frost to lead KPMG's inclusion and diversity strategy

17 Dec 2013

Growth and financing easier for small business in 2014

FSB sees growing confidence in the ability to access finance

17 Dec 2013

Public sector 'lacks effective risk management mechanisms'

Risk management is either nascent or underdeveloped in a large portion of public sector organisations, report finds

16 Dec 2013

Jailed tax fraudster must pay back £3.3m

A VAT fraudster is given a year to repay

10 Dec 2013

DWP proposes relaxation of audit rules for master trusts

Consultation launched to exempt collective pension trusts from certain audit rules

04 Dec 2013

KPMG on senior level recruitment drive

KPMG boosts its tax and pensions practice with two partner appointments and a raft of promotions to director level

28 Nov 2013

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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.