Consulting

Audio: Public sector consultancy work plummets

How the consultancy industry coping with the cutbacks

15 Jul 2010

Begbies sets up 120-strong interim management panel

Begbies Traynor launches BRITE - a panel of 120 staff to provide interim turnaround help

14 Jul 2010

HMRC calls for administration at Southend United

Southend United given until 2 August to prove it is solvent and pay its £238,710 tax bill

09 Jul 2010

Marketing: fishing for clients

The dark art of marketing is often the first to feel the cleaver during budget cuts, but truly successful marketing needs to involve a transformation in how your firm operates

08 Jul 2010

Accountancy Age Awards 2010

Just 10 working days left to closing date for entry

07 Jul 2010

Smith & Nephew finance outsourcing deal win for HP

Seven year deal for HP to manage Smith & Nephew's outsourced finance operations

06 Jul 2010

CFOs foresee increased risk of 'double dip' recession

Survey rereals falling confidence among CFOs

06 Jul 2010

U2 band member sues accountants

Guitarist alleges his accountants and bankers misled him

05 Jul 2010

Companies dragging heels on treasury functions: PwC

PwC says lessons of the crisis have not been learned, with more than 80% of companies polled reporting that treasury department budgets have not increased

25 Jun 2010

Negligence: an illegal defence?

The illegality principle is no longer a strong defence for accountants sued by clients

24 Jun 2010

E&Y win StatPro audit from PwC

Big Four firm wins audit of AIM listed company

22 Jun 2010

Big-Four-only clauses are rare: BBA

Banking body is not aware of the common use of restrictive clauses

18 Jun 2010

KPMG chief calls for audit reform

It's time for “really bold thinking” says senior partner

18 Jun 2010

One size does not fit all

Small listed companies should be freed from some of the regulatory reporting burdens

17 Jun 2010

Fleet management: more banger for your buck

The recession has forced businesses to keep hold of company cars far longer than they have in the past, but there are other options

27 May 2010

Legal invasion

Legal practices at accountancy firms might not have taken off but the lawyers may be about to invade the profession

27 May 2010

Learning from the leaders

The first televised leaders’ debates reveal key lessons for accountants

27 May 2010

ICAS survey finds accountants not prepared for iXBRL

Accountants concerned about the costs involved in iXBRL switch

26 May 2010

OFR announcment receives mixed reactions from auditors

Auditors claim "we have come full circle"

20 May 2010

Claire Milverton named interim CFO at Avisen

Group financial controller gets promotion to chief of finance at technology consultancy business

20 May 2010

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2shotguests

How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

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

House of Cards

Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

Taking Stock: No humble pie after anti-PwC newspaper ad

PwC US and PwC Gibraltar namechecked in what TS can only describe as a 'cryptic' newspaper advert

Taking Stock: Branded

Firms are changing their brands like they're going out of fashion, but you've got to be consistent, says TS

Share Price Centre

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PI Insurance

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Briefings

budget-management

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.