Business regulation

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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

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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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Accounting academic says FRC should be scrapped

Bournemouth University professor calls for Financial Reporting Council to be canned as it fails to tackle accounting and auditing problems

15 Feb 2012

Solvency II will kill DB schemes and bankrupt business

Solvency II will force all remaining defined benefit schemes to close and could lead to significant job losses as UK companies fold, lobby groups warn

14 Feb 2012

HMRC vexes with record checks attitude

13 Feb 2012

Ex-Farepak chiefs banned from director roles

Two ex-Farepak directors agree to director disqualifications

13 Feb 2012

Practices to be spared Business Record Checks

Taxman's revised record-checking scheme will avoid accountancy practices

13 Feb 2012

Baker Tilly partner named as BIS red tape champion

Danielle Stewart appointed as champion of the BIS Red Tape Challenge

08 Feb 2012

BDO: Energy companies' accounts should be clearer

Accountant's review of utilities financial reporting, says accounting methods are fair but should be more consistent

01 Feb 2012

Financial Director cover story: High Street blues

Melanie Stern finds three finance directors of businesses who see little but opportunity in Britain’s stricken city centres and high streets

01 Feb 2012

KPMG: EU governments wary of transaction tax

Only three members states in European Union strongly favour a transaction tax, according to KPMG research

01 Feb 2012

KPMG: UK fraud hits record high in 2011

Management fraud soars 74 per cent, leaving investors vulnerable, according to figures by Big Four firm

30 Jan 2012

If the UK left the EU then...

The tax, legal and employment issues of the UK leaving the EU are wide and varied. LexisNexis runs through the key points

25 Jan 2012

PwC takes on major London oil refinery administration

Administrators from PwC take on Thames oil refinery Petroplus

25 Jan 2012

Smith & Williamson appoints new tax director

Andrew Jupp joins top-10 accountant from Haysmacintyre

19 Jan 2012

John Lewis economy? Not a universal solution

Iain Redford comments on Nick Clegg’s view that British companies should make employees shareholders to increase productivity

18 Jan 2012

Business group calls for reform of CGT relief

Budget should scrap restriction on enrepreneurs relief should be scrapped to boost growth, says Quoted Companies Alliance

18 Jan 2012

Colin - FSA in the dog house?

Colin's take on the City Watchdog

21 Dec 2011

Lawyers mull Goodwin case over RBS accounting

Government considers whether former RBS chairman Fred Goodwin has a case to answer over RBS' accounting

15 Dec 2011

Empowering small businesses to get financially fit

Alison Ball looks into how accountants can play a valuable role in helping their small business clients get, and stay, financially fit

06 Dec 2011

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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

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

CONFIRMED - Accountants are sexy beasts

Accountants are among the most interesting workers in the bedroom, apparently

Colin: Evaders are going to struggle to fit in

Colin was tickled when he realised how much harder tax evaders are to find life after the LDF limitations

Colin: Capital punishment

Is IFRS being used as a scapegoat for bad corporate behaviour? muses Colin

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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.