Business regulation

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Leader: Cool-off needed to stop hot pasty tax repeat

Think before legislating. It's worked OK so far on the tax front, says Accountancy Age

29 May 2012

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Worthington Nicholls FD stripped of license in tribunal

Accountancy's regulator excludes former Worthington Nicholls FD Timothy Hunt from the ICAEW for six years

15 May 2012

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AADB sanctions will prompt wistful thinking

The Big Four may look back wistfully at the days when a record fine could be represented by the paltry sum of £1.4m

23 Apr 2012

FRC consults on revamped stewardship definition

Financial Reporting Council consultation which could change definition of stewardship in the UK

23 Apr 2012

Budget2012: Bank levy claws back corporation tax cut

The increase in the banking levy annouced in the Budget earlier on Wednesday will mean that banks don't benefit from the additional cut in corporation tax.

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: UK to create 1m more jobs next five years

UK economy will create an additional 1m jobs over the next five years, Chancellor George Osborne says

21 Mar 2012

Budget Predictions 2: The Chancellor Strikes Back

As if our first round of Budget predictions wasn't enough, another slew of opinions have been formed about the content of tomorrow's statement

20 Mar 2012

Open up SME financing options, says industry taskforce

Government must be better coordinated to help SMEs access different finance options

19 Mar 2012

FSA dishes out £100k fine to former Royal Liver FD

George McGregor fined for abusing his position as FD of Royal Liver Assurance

13 Mar 2012

EU ministers to move forward on transaction tax

European finance ministers to begin talks on plans to levy a transaction tax in the face of fierce resistance from Britain

13 Mar 2012

Colin: Don't quota me on that

Colin's take on board quotas sees a new breed of director

07 Mar 2012

ICAEW: Use Budget to encourage business investment

Accountancy institute asks George Osborne not to cut the annual investment allowance

05 Mar 2012

Accounting regulator investigates KPMG's audit of Equity Red Star

The Accountancy and Actuarial Discipline Board (AADB) has begun an investigation into KPMG's audit of Equity Red Star, a motor and home insurer

05 Mar 2012

Keeping Up Appearances - how to spot accounting manipulation

Jeanine Arnold discusses the many forms of accounting manipulation

28 Feb 2012

China climate change expert joins PwC sustainability team

Allan Zhang joins the Big Four firm's climate change and sustainability team in the UK

23 Feb 2012

UK entrepreneurs shun overseas expansion

Business leaders at UK SMEs are focusing on domestic market in 2012, survey finds

22 Feb 2012

ICAEW: EU given “free rein” on micro-business reporting

The European Council has given the power to decide reporting requirements of micro-entities to individual member states

22 Feb 2012

Companies warned about 'comply or explain'

The Financial Reporting Council says some UK companies need to provide better explanations about why they're ignoring the corporate governance code

16 Feb 2012

FRC to consider tougher 'comply or explain' guidelines

Council says minority of companies fail to adequately explain why they don't comply with corporate governance code

15 Feb 2012

Pressure rises on private equity bosses’ tax

Government's worldwide argue taxes on private equity chiefs need to rise

15 Feb 2012

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Colin: Things that go bump in the night

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Colin speculates on the effect HMRC's latest set of powers could have

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

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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.