Business

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Groups want UK business consideration after Scot ‘no' vote

Business groups want business views heard as thoughts turn to the upshot and promises made following the 'no' vote

19 Sep 2014

Eyes down as Milsted Langdon helps launch bingo business

Corporate finance work for Milsted Langdon sees eight figure deal to set up Majestic Bingo

19 Sep 2014

Financial Reporting Council

FRC publishes final guidance on going concern

FRC retains original wording of controversial going concern proposals in updated corporate governance code

17 Sep 2014

OECD outlines anti-tax avoidance plan

OECD releases seven reports as it outlines plan to curb tax base erosion and profit-shifting by multinational companies

17 Sep 2014

Companies on the brink of bankruptcy warned of AE obligations

Insolvent businesses will still have to auto-enrol their employees onto pensions schemes

16 Sep 2014

Deloitte administrators appointed as Rileys shuts pool halls

A quarter of Rileys pool and sports bars shut down as Deloitte administrators seek to save struggling business

16 Sep 2014

PwC lined up as Phones 4U administrator

Phones 4U collapses into administration and seeks to appoint PwC

15 Sep 2014

Insolvency specialists expand into Manchester

KSA Group recruits regional manager as it opens office in Manchester

11 Sep 2014

Date set for Deloitte MG Rover appeal

Five day hearing outlined for Deloitte appeal against fines for its MG Rover work

10 Sep 2014

Firms worried about UK's ‘illogical’ audit interpretation

Competition and Markets Authority's interpretation of EU audit rules could result in 'illogical' outcomes, accounting firms warn

10 Sep 2014

Survey reveals gender pay gap perceptions

Survey finds interpretation of requests for pay rises holds women back in accountancy

09 Sep 2014

Leonard Curtis arranges sale of Installation Project Services

Joint administrators from Leonard Curtis sell Installation Project Services, preserving 29 jobs

05 Sep 2014

Kahn ‘steps down' from ICAEW's special industry group

Neville Kahn, of whom Vince Cable called on the ICAEW to investigate, quits the institute's special interest insolvency group

02 Sep 2014

Haslers advises on engineering firm’s MBO

Haslers helps secure the management buy-out of engineering firm Trocholics

02 Sep 2014

Two non-exec hires for HMRC

Mervyn Walker and Simon Ricketts replace the departing Philippa Hird and Norman Pickavance

02 Sep 2014

Voluntary pre-pack reforms ‘unworkable’, say AA readers

Poll of Accountancy Age readers finds opposition to Teresa Graham's pre-pack reforms

29 Aug 2014

PwC faces $1bn lawsuit over bad MF Global advice

PwC's advice on "repurchase-to-maturity" transactions was a substantial cause of the 2011 collapse of MF Global, judge claims

28 Aug 2014

Sage launches corporation tax application

Sage corporation tax will supersede the existing Sage Lite

28 Aug 2014

East India Club reviews processes after £500k fraud

The treasurer of the famous member's club transferred more than half a million pounds into one of his own account to feed his gambling addiction

27 Aug 2014

Complaints against insolvency practitioners rise 25%

Insolvency complaints gateway receives 941 complaints in year since its launch

27 Aug 2014

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

House of Cards

Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

Taking Stock: Honest branding for HMRC?

Everyone seems to be having fun with branding, and TS is on board with

Taking Stock: TS match special

Two of the Top 50+50's big hitters went head-to-head in the County Cricket Championship

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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.