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SME cash accounting ‘a good idea’

Business body the IoD has hailed cash accounting as a good option for smaller businesses, saying many probably already use it

07 Oct 2011

Computer frustration

Accounting hubs alleviate standard headache?

Accounting hubs have been touted as the answer to multi-GAAP-users' dreams, but how practical are they?

08 Aug 2011

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Move your information more quickly to those that need it

22 Jul 2011

Accounting insight 'more valuable' than cost counting

Accounting insight and strategy add more value than old-fashioned cost counting, a new CIMA report has suggested

12 Jul 2011

Business Intelligence isn't working

It’s hailed as an essential management information tool offering a single dashboard of key business metrics for better-informed decision making – so why is business intelligence software failing to meet user expectations? Michael Dean sheds some light on the issue

15 Jun 2011

CCH acquires Twinfield

Accountancy technology giant Wolters Kluwer acquires online rival Twinfield

14 Jun 2011

From in-house to accounting in the cloud

The first of two articles by Glover Stanbury & Co partner Kevin Salter covering the practicalities of moving a practice's systems offsite to a hosted server

07 Jun 2011

Electronic Companies House should get new remit

08 Mar 2011

iXBRL decision criticised by tax bodies

Tax bodies disappointment at government decision to push ahead with 1 April iXBRL deadline

10 Feb 2011

Barbican Insurance chooses Infor finance software

SunSystems package chosen to help Barbican close its books more quickly

09 Feb 2011

Council outsourcers sign £600,000 finance IT deal

Agiliysis awards UNIT4 with finance software contract

18 Jan 2011

85-strong practice network signs software deal with Iris

Abacus Accountancy Network signs-three year deal with Iris for practice software

18 Jan 2011

Thomson Reuters on acquisition trail in Europe

Technology company Thomson Reuters is hoping to branch out in Europe with acquisitions and product launches next year

24 Dec 2010

Security a concern over bank account software

New software connects accountants with their clients' bank transactions in real time. But what are the security risks?

13 Dec 2010

Is Xero's real-time banking technology revolutionary for practices?

01 Dec 2010

Unit4 creates hybrid division

Financial software provider Unit4 has created a hybrid division which will offer customers a combination of online software and traditional in-house technology

19 Nov 2010

KPMG signs deal with Thomson Reuters

KPMG is the sixth accountancy firm to become a consultant for Thomson Reuters' tax and compliance software Onesource

17 Nov 2010

HMRC allows small charities to continue PDF tax filing

Small charities will not have to submit tax returns in a new technology format in April 2011 as software is not yet available for them.

16 Nov 2010

BDO signs deal with Thomson Reuters

BDO is now certified to offer training and support on Thomson Reuters tax and compliance software Onesource.

12 Nov 2010

iXBRL takes off for Iris customers

Accounting software provider Iris has seen a surge in its customers filing in iXBRL

19 Oct 2010

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The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury


Intermediary rules: What your clients need to know

Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

Taking Stock: Massaging the figures

TS was pleased to note some interesting methods to alleviate Christmas stress

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

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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.


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.