Governance

National Audit Office

"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

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E&Y replaces PwC as Land Securities auditors

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

12 Jun 2013

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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

Google tax whistleblower goes public

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

20 May 2013

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

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

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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

Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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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.