Governance

European commission

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

Audit

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

peter-gillman

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

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

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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

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

Taking Stock: TS match special

Two of the Top 50+50's big hitters went head-to-head in the County Cricket Championship

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

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