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EU Parliament adopts non-financial reporting rules

Large companies must disclose a host of non-financial information in their annual reports

17 Apr 2014

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Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

16 Apr 2014

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Lack of planning hitting SME profits

Exact's survey finds SMEs are much more likely to turn a profit if they make a business plan

11 Apr 2014

Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

09 Apr 2014

ICAEW: HMRC could supersede insolvency law with new powers

ICAEW Tax Faculty warns that HMRC could effectively make themselves a preferential creditor

09 Apr 2014

Deloitte administrators close 17 Paul Simon stores

Administrators to close 17 stores at furnishings retailer and make redundancies at head-quarters, warehouse and factory

08 Apr 2014

GT appoints insurance partner from Mazars

Craig Scarr joins GT from Mazars to lead firm's UK offerings to the insurance sector

08 Apr 2014

Deloitte administrators charge half a million for RSM Tenon

The administrators’ six month report shows a remuneration of more than £500,000

07 Apr 2014

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

01 Apr 2014

Double-digit increase in accountants requiring support

CABA sees an in crease in both the types of accountant, and the services and support they require

01 Apr 2014

Insolvency profession says fee changes will see fewer rescues

Three-quarters of IPs believe fixed-fees will lead to them taking fewer cases, while 64% think it will reduce the number of business rescues

31 Mar 2014

Begbies Traynor's Nick Hood to step down

International network chairman Nick Hood is stepping down from the firm next week, Accountancy Age has learned

28 Mar 2014

Leaked memo shows HMRC could lose 300 jobs

Taxman claims roles will be "redeployed"

27 Mar 2014

FRC to launch new consultation on going concern

UK reporting watchdog to develop going concern proposals for further public consultation following investor criticism, Accountancy Age can reveal

26 Mar 2014

PwC administrators called to listed pawnbroker

Decline in gold prices sees UK’s second largest pawnbroker Albermarle & Bond call in four PwC administrators

26 Mar 2014

FTSE 250 Interserve swaps Deloitte for GT auditors

FTSE 250 company first to move from Big Four firm to mid-tier rival since regulatory audit changes

26 Mar 2014

Fifth of chartered accountants looking to move jobs

ICAEW accountants looking to earn more money with a job move, according to a new institute survey

26 Mar 2014

Deloitte CVA proposal approved at LA Fitness

Rescue deal to reduce rent obligations and debt at gym chain LA Fitness receive creditor approval

25 Mar 2014

Weir Group expects to tender audit in 2017

FTSE 100 engineering company expects to tender its audit for the 2017 year end

25 Mar 2014

Co-op Bank to raise £400m as losses widen

Co-operative Bank to launch £400m rights issue following discovery of costs related to past misconduct

24 Mar 2014

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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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

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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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.