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MPs attack RBS's 'distorted' IFRS accounting

MPs have accused RBS of using IFRS to favourably distort accounts

02 Jun 2011

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Top 30 Accounting Networks and Associations 2009

Despite the worst worldwide recession in living memory, the global networks, associations and alliances are fending off the stormy conditions, reveals Philip Smith in our latest international survey

28 May 2011

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Commercial property accounting under the microscope

Commercial property accounting practices should be more transparent when it comes to service charges, according to a new report

26 May 2011

Whip your clients into shape for lenders

Banks must become more robust lenders, so advisors must help clients present a convincing view of their health

25 May 2011

Compliance-driven reporting 'won't prevent corporate crises' – Van der Stede

CIMA professor's lecture called for meaningful communication in financial reports

19 May 2011

CLB Coopers advises on BiJu deal

CLB advisors help seal £1.3m deal

12 May 2011

Parallel accounting bill presented to Commons

Bill requiring some financial institutions prepare parallel accounts to have second reading

09 May 2011

Accounting error blows £1m hole in Essex Crane

Mistakes forced US company to restate 2010 finances, increasing net loss by £1.1m

09 May 2011

Financial Reporting Review Panel chief to shake up RBS report

Panel chairman to quicken publication of FSA's RBS collapse inquiry

06 May 2011

Barclays haunted by smoke and mirrors accounting

Barclays has been forced to buy back assets sold in an attempt to beautify its balance sheet, analysts have claimed

28 Apr 2011

PIGS Keep Europe in an Economic Trough

19 Apr 2011

The FD Interview: Julie Southern, chief commercial officer, Virgin Atlantic

Julie Southern is using her finance background to drive Virgin Atlantic’s growth strategy in her role as that rare animal in UK business – a chief commercial officer

18 Apr 2011

Aggarwal joins PwC's M&A retail team

Amit Aggarwal joins PwC

07 Apr 2011

Venture capitalists praise Budget's boost

VCs join together to welcome investment tax changes

28 Mar 2011

BDO values Siemens' nuclear stake

BDO Gervase MacGregor values Siemens joint venture stake

28 Mar 2011

Outmoded finance functions stymie FTSE leaders

Finance function costs are climbing and PwC said this is because FTSE leaders failed to exploit the recession to modernise systems and processes

28 Mar 2011

BDO values Siemens' nuclear stake

BDO Gervase MacGregor values Siemens joint venture stake

28 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Carbon price

Carbon has been given a price floor in the latest budget

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Business rate relief extended

Chancellor announces rate relief holiday will be extended to October 2012 at a cost £370m to the treasury

23 Mar 2011

Budget2011: Community investment tax

Chancellor will keep community investment tax

23 Mar 2011

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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: '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

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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: 2014 in cartoons

Colin and friends take you through their year - using the medium of pithy cartoons

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

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