Business regulation

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Leader: George too comfy in flip-flops

Lack of tax consistency shows a creaking austerity policy, which doesn't do advisors any favours

06 Dec 2012

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AS2012: Advisors must take note as cash accounting looms

Cash accounting may seem 'small-fry' but advisors must consider its impact, warn experts

05 Dec 2012

Risk and IT audit roles to see the biggest salary increases

Regulatory and compliance accounting roles to see the biggest hike in salaries next year, as regulation bites financial services

03 Dec 2012

Divisions over shape of new UK GAAP

FRC framework for reduced disclosures welcomed, but opinion split over shape of new UK GAAP

30 Nov 2012

SMEs' travails should prick the ears of practices

Lack of finance. Lack of recognition of government initiatives. Are advisors doing enough to help boost their clients?

27 Nov 2012

IIRC releases prototype of integrated reporting framework

IIRC publishes prototype reporting model to integrate non-financial data onto financial statements which will be tested by more than 80 businesses

27 Nov 2012

Financial reporting think tank suspends manager over missing cash

Think tank to improve financial practice in the City suspends manager over suspected fraud

26 Nov 2012

Hoogervorst predicts “uphill battle” on lease accounting

IASB chairman critical of lobbying against plans to account for lease expenses on the balance sheet

07 Nov 2012

FRC consults on improving financial reporting

Disclosures that do not meet the objective of financial reporting should be excluded from the financial report, FRC says

16 Oct 2012

Insolvency relationships with asset lenders too ‘cosy’

Former ICAEW chief Eric Anstee calls for a crackdown on the ‘cosy’ relationship between insolvency practitioners and asset-based lenders

15 Oct 2012

Pensions regulator softens line on contributions

The Pensions Regulator has softened its approach to companies that cut back on contributions

11 Oct 2012

FRC practices what it preaches

FRC avoids charge of “do as I say, not as I do”, by changing its auditor

05 Oct 2012

FRC undershoots annual budget by £1.1m

UK reporting watchdog cuts overall expenditure despite larger-than-expected costs associated with structural reform

03 Oct 2012

Funding options: The name's 'bond'

Bonds are becoming an increasingly attractive and viable option for smaller businesses to use for funding

07 Sep 2012

Devolving Scottish tax likely to be "expensive and complicated"

ICAEW warns that there would be many issues to resolve to create a separate Scottish tax system

16 Jul 2012

FSA cites tax and accounting in Barclays concern

Lord Adair Turner wrote to Barclays chairman Marcus Agius about general concerns over the bank's approach to regulation, citing tax and accounting examples

10 Jul 2012

Colin: No joke for Barclays

Banks can't see the funny side

29 Jun 2012

BIS strengthens reporting framework for directors’ pay

Draft regulations proposes splitting directors' remuneration into two separate parts

29 Jun 2012

Regulators “up the ante” on internal audit in banks

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision publish rules that will force banks to listen to their internal auditors

29 Jun 2012

Where NatWest / RBS may have gone wrong – by a former RBS IT manager

A former senior IT manager at RBS lifts the lid on some lax internal processes and ill-considered outsourcing that may have helped bring RBS IT systems to their knees

27 Jun 2012

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The Practitioner: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

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Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Post-awards emotion

For some, the British Accountancy Awards can be emotionally demanding

Colin: Pre-award jitters

Colin's excited about tonight's British Accountancy Awards

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

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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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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.