Governance

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Google tax whistleblower goes public

Former employee Barney Jones gets chatty with the PAC over Google's sales strategy

20 May 2013

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Analysis: Has RDR killed the multi-disciplinary practice?

New financial services rules in the form of The Retail Distribution Review have made firms think again about their future direction

17 May 2013

Regulatory uncertainty

Material uncertainties over FRC going concern guidance

No-one disputes Lord Sharman’s recommendations on going concern, but the FRC’s interpretation has been met with alarm

14 May 2013

ICAEW council election re-runs after voting bungle

Incorrect voting processes in four of ten constituencies sees re-run

10 May 2013

KPMG reaches settlement over Fannie Mae lawsuit

US firm and Fannie Mae to share costs to settle with Ohio investors

08 May 2013

Gauke favoured HMRC's rebuttal plans against solicitor Mba

David Gauke backed plans by HMRC to hit back against claims by taxman's 'whistleblowing' solicitor

07 May 2013

Integrated framework provides capital gains for reporting

In essence, the IIRC framework aims to create more concise reporting that better communicates to investors how the business creates value over time

24 Apr 2013

Keep flawed Share for Rights off the shoproom floor

The tax implications of offering employees shares in small business is just one reason why the scheme won't work

18 Apr 2013

Integrating the reporting clutter

Reporting of non-financial information is to be applauded, but will add to the disclosure burden in the short term

18 Apr 2013

EC pushes for more environmental and social disclosure

Companies with more than 500 employees will need to disclose more information about environmental and social impact in annual reports

17 Apr 2013

MPs want government's accounts to be more meaningful

Public Accounts Committee describes Whole of Government Accounts as "elaborate", and must be made more useful

11 Apr 2013

Price Bailey the first firm to form an ABS

Price Bailey sets up formal legal services offering to become the first firm recognised as an alternative business structure

10 Apr 2013

FCA chairman Griffith-Jones under fire over HBOS audits

The new City watchdog was last night fighting to defend its chairman amid accusations that as head of its auditors KPMG, HBOS pursued reckless lending strategy

09 Apr 2013

Taking Stock: PwC, HMRC and Goldman Sachs are popular with the kids

Trio pick up graduate recruiter awards

05 Apr 2013

Colin: My (United) Kingdom for accountants' approval on EU

Colin wonders whether similar debates on Europe were had among accountants back in the day

28 Mar 2013

It's your final chance to vote in our great EU Debate

Business for New Europe's Phillip Souta and UKIP's Tim Congdon make their final gambits in debating whether the UK should stay in the EU. Voting closes at 15.00

28 Mar 2013

The Practitioner: No post-holiday blues

An extended break for The Practitioner sees the mojo return

27 Mar 2013

Transparency and flexibility are keys to audit reform

European parliament hears transparency, quality and role of investors must be addressed in audit reforms

27 Mar 2013

UKIP takes lead in Accountancy Age's online EU Debate

Plenty of votes cast already, for both UKIP and Business for New Europe, as our EU Debate enters its next phase

26 Mar 2013

Fujitsu secures £800m pensions boost from parent company

Fujitsu UK frees up £75m pa after chunk of pension liabilities dealt with by Japanese parent company

25 Mar 2013

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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

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

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: 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?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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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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Briefings

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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.