Governance

AA Europe debate

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

European and British flags

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

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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

The Debate begins: 'Leaving the EU would damage the UK economy'

Following the great success of our tax avoidance debate, Accountancy Age brings in the heavyweights to discuss the how reliant the UK is on the EU

20 Mar 2013

Cross-border crossed wires - improve your international discussions

Bob Dignen explains that dealing with international colleagues isn't the same as chatting to IT on the third floor

13 Mar 2013

IASB changes overshadowed by break-away from FASB

A further layer of complexity is to be added to accounting regulations to help allay concerns on a future financial crisis - but it highlights separation from US body FASB

08 Mar 2013

Credit institute sees signs of better payment

The Insitute of Credit Management picks up good vibes when it comes to a better payment culture

05 Mar 2013

Non-audit remains "point for discussion" within Europe

MEP Sajjad Karim tells Accountancy Age he agrees with many of the proposals put forward by the Competition Commission, but non-audit services remains a point for discussion

25 Feb 2013

KPMG picks up RSA audit in place of Deloitte

FTSE 100 insurer brings in KPMG as Deloitte moves onto consultancy work

21 Feb 2013

HSBC appoints new head of internal audit

Manveen Pam Kaur joins HSBC from Deutsche Bank, reporting to chief executive Stuart Gulliver

04 Feb 2013

BDO replaces PwC as RSM Tenon auditor

BDO comes in as auditor at RSM Tenon after PwC's acrimonious departure

01 Feb 2013

E&Y cleared by FRC over Lehmans audit

Ernst & Young face no further investigation from the UK's accounting watchdog

29 Jan 2013

Praxity alliance posts modest growth

3% growth for Praxity firms, as the Americas outperform the rest of the world

29 Jan 2013

Leader: Accountants are victims of their own success

Advisers' ability to permeate and influence throughout the business world makes them a target for vilification, suggests Kevin Reed

28 Jan 2013

easyJet chairman Rake to step down

Sir Mike Rake's tumultuous period as easyJet chairman is to end – of his own volition

28 Jan 2013

Privileged status: no change on legal advice privilege

Taylor Wessing's Andrew Howell looks at what the Supreme Court's ruling means for accountants

23 Jan 2013

Using Big Four improves disclosure quality

Companies using Big Four auditor provide better quality IFRS disclosures, Cass Business School study finds

18 Jan 2013

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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

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

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

Taking Stock: Blessed are the tax collectors

Is tax avoidance sinful? TS muses

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

CONFIRMED - Accountants are sexy beasts

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

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