Institutes

Michael Izza

ICAEW: Government must sort out finances or threaten recovery

Michael Izza warns George Osborne that pre-Election giveaways are imprudent, and will threaten economic recovery

27 Oct 2014

CIPFA logo

CIPFA to launch first public audit qualification in 2015

Improvements will include an increased focus on commercial skills such as commissioning, contract negotiation, financial modelling, and partnership working

24 Oct 2014

ICAEW at Moorgate Place

Cashflow concerns see ICAEW Council vote down 'subs-by-instalments'

Institute votes against creating a direct debit scheme for members to pay their subscription in instalments

03 Oct 2014

ACCA appoints Harbinson global president

Northern Ireland director of safer communities Anthony Harbinson becomes ACCA global president

03 Oct 2014

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

01 Oct 2014

FRC closes investigation into conduct of EY

Investigation into conduct and a former ICAEW member scrapped by FRC

30 Sep 2014

US lawmakers call for preservation of cash accounting

US institute AICPA leads opposition to move to accrual accounting as part of reforms to federal tax code

12 Sep 2014

Judicial review opens ACCA disciplinaries to judges' findings

A judicial review outlines where judges comments in previous court cases may be admissible in the institute's disciplinary hearings

08 Sep 2014

Parliament approves ICAEW as probate and ABS regulator

ICAEW is to begin issuing licences from September

15 Aug 2014

ICAEW urges HMRC to abandon 'unconstitutional' direct debt recovery

HMRC's proposed direct debt recovery powers are unconstitutional, ICAEW warns

30 Jul 2014

CIPFA treasurer quits over pension deficit concern

Ian Perkin calls on CIPFA to use office sale surplus next year to pay down pension deficit

16 Jul 2014

ICAEW hires KPMG's Armstrong to support regions

Michael Armstrong recruited by ICAEW to support and develop Middle East, Africa and South Asia regions

08 Jul 2014

Governments told to grasp nettle on accrual accounting

Governments failed to address deficiencies in public sector cash-based accounting that were exposed by the sovereign debt crisis

07 Jul 2014

Advisers gravely concerned over HMRC debt collection plans

ICAEW members express significant concerns over HMRC direct debt recovery plans, at institute's Wyman Symposium

03 Jul 2014

CABA retains governance stance despite tribunal loss

Despite losing an employment tribunal hearing for unfair dismissal, CABA refutes 'climate of fear' allegations

23 Jun 2014

Key facts paint picture of profession in good health

Latest annual key facts and trends in the profession report reflects a positive message about the health of the profession

23 Jun 2014

ACCA calls for IFRS 3 to be reconsidered

Accounting standard for the acquisition of businesses combinations needs reconsidering, says global accountancy body

06 Jun 2014

New president takes over at ICAEW

Arthur Bailey succeeds Martyn Jones as ICAEW president

05 Jun 2014

ICAEW financials improve but falls short on student numbers

Strong membership income plays its part in pushing the ICAEW into the black, but it falls short on its two student number targets

02 Jun 2014

CIMA members face 5% subs hike as institute seeks move

Despite a good 2013, CIMA lines up subs fee hike and efficiency savings as it looks to move into a new office

21 May 2014

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2shotguests

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

Audit magnifying glass

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

budget-management

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.