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LLP funding launched to address sudden capital demand

Salaried partners will be able to secure loans without need for second mortgage charge

21 Mar 2014

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BDO loses FTSE 250 Derwent London audit to PwC

PwC picks up the £300,000 audit of Derwent London from BDO

21 Mar 2014

Boutique governance and audit advisers join forces

Senior practitioners merge their businesses to provide range of board governance services

20 Mar 2014

The Practitioner: If you don’t ask you don’t know

Can the practitioner face their fears and asked the fee question?

18 Mar 2014

Best Practice: Dennis & Turnbull’s Carl Reader

A limited company in the throes of an MBO with a newly appointed telemarketer, Dennis & Turnbull director Carl Reader explains the thinking behind the firm

18 Mar 2014

French Duncan joins international network HLB

French Duncan becomes exclusive Scottish representative to international network HLB

18 Mar 2014

EY recruits KPMG partner Mark Hutchinson

KPMG partner takes EY role to bolster the firm’s advisory practice

17 Mar 2014

LLP tax changes to commence in April despite delay calls

HMRC and Treasury confirm Lords' call for taxation easement will not be heeded

13 Mar 2014

Lords call for delay to LLP tax reforms

The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee recommends delay in introduction of taxation changes for LLPs

12 Mar 2014

Profits and revenues dip again at Moore Stephens London

Moore Stephens' London office sees another tough year of trading conditions, across the board

12 Mar 2014

BDO restructures its leadership team

Restructured team at BDO sees AIM auditor veteran join the ranks

11 Mar 2014

ClearSky acquires historical Wheatley Pearce firm

Optionis continues accounting firm spree with the incorporation of Wheatley Pearce into its Clearsky accounting and business support brand

10 Mar 2014

Begbies Traynor benefits from seasonal improvement

Winter months gives insolvency firm a boost

10 Mar 2014

Accountancy Age March App out now

This month's App includes profiles of Smith & Williamson and Jeffreys Henry, a feature on China’s audit reform and lessons the UK can learn; as well as the FTSE 350 Audit Fees Survey...plus loads more

07 Mar 2014

Barclays to end 120-year audit relationship with PwC

PwC being replaced as auditors of Barclays for first time since 1896

07 Mar 2014

No pay rise in last year for quarter of accountants

Accountants feel their rate of pay has not kept up with the cost of living

07 Mar 2014

Jobs at risk as EY Nottingham office to disappear

'Small number' of jobs at risk as EY Nottingham office to merge into its Birmingham site

06 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

PKF International doubles Australian presence

International network move to increase Australian reach welcomed by UK member firms

05 Mar 2014

KPMG tops listed auditor table

KPMG comes out on top of listed auditor table compiled by Adviser Rankings

04 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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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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