Governance

Mazars

Mazars London managing partner faces pensions tribunal

FRC's executive counsel calls on Mazars and London managing partner to face tribunal over advice to First Quench pension trustees

05 Aug 2013

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NEST Corporation accounts qualified after £1.4m fraud

The trustee body that runs the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST), has been defrauded out of more than £1.4m, and has had its accounts qualified

17 Jul 2013

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Cable: Advisers progress in addressing avoidance concerns

Vince Cable sees accountants moving in the right direction on facing up to tax avoidance issues

12 Jul 2013

Transfer Pricing - A Necessary Evil?

If transfer pricing's so bad, what are the alternatives? ask Will James and David Sayers

11 Jul 2013

Firm fined as principal was director of audit client

North London firm SPW enters consent order with ICAEW investigations committee as one of its principals was a director of an audit client

11 Jul 2013

Taxing questions for Google

The risks of tax arbitrage lay beyond mere legality, says Steve Fowler

10 Jul 2013

Who's in charge of your firm?

Professor Laura Empson digs below the surface to find a range of fascinating powerplays within professional services firms

04 Jul 2013

Former KPMG US partner could face 20 years' jail

Scott London set for sentencing after admitting to handing over insider information no clients

02 Jul 2013

Better pension payoff for longer workers in company insolvency

DWP confirms that longer-serving employees with larger pension pots will not lose out as much previously during the corporate insolvency process

28 Jun 2013

HSBC's Flint: "Important role for modern internal audit function"

HSBC's chairman backs plans to make sure that internal audit is strengthened, and accountable to the board

21 Jun 2013

British Accountancy Awards: New start-up category launched

The Start-Up category will celebrate vibrant firms who have made a positive impact

18 Jun 2013

FTSE 100 providing more audit tenure information

Two thirds of the FTSE 100 are providing information about the tenures of their current auditors

14 Jun 2013

EU scraps quarterly reporting for listed companies

Quarterly reporting scrapped among changes to EU the EU's accounting framework

13 Jun 2013

"Stark" challenge ahead for government finance staff

Government finance managers, and departmental FDs, need to step up another gear to drive departmental reform and savings

13 Jun 2013

E&Y replaces PwC as Land Securities auditors

Land Securities changes auditors for first time in its 69-year history

12 Jun 2013

Analysis: OECD aims to fix corporate taxes within two years

The OECD and UN contributed towards a week of high-level discussion on tax avoidance. Accountancy Age follows the developments

03 Jun 2013

PwC reappointed as auditors of BSI

British Standards Institution reappoints PwC as auditors following tender process involving three other firms

28 May 2013

Interview: New IFAC chief executive Fayez Choudhury

Choudhury talks about ramping up the global accountancy representative's offering - while trying to make sure the profession isn't misunderstood

28 May 2013

Apple boss defends its core tax strategy

Tim Cook hits back at senate subcommittee claims of Apple avoiding billions of dollars in tax

22 May 2013

Almanza steps up to G4S CEO after just a month as CFO

Ashley Almanza has had a busy first month at G4S, stepping up from CFO to replace Nick Buckles as CEO

21 May 2013

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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

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

The untimely death of a client makes The Practitioner think about the role of an accountant

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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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.