Institutes

Directors putting reputation before profit

Joint CIMA and AICPA survey reveals directors prepared to lose profit for the sake of protecting reputation

02 Aug 2013

ICAEW at Moorgate Place

Firm fined as principal was director of audit client

North London firm SPW enters consent order with ICAEW investigations committee as one of its principals was a director of an audit client

11 Jul 2013

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Interview: CIoT president Stephen Coleclough

CIoT president Stephen Coleclough speaks to Accountancy Age about his plans for his term and the UK's relationship with Europe

05 Jul 2013

New disciplinary arrangements published by FRC

FRC no longer be required to consult with the professional institutes before beginning an investigation under new disciplinary arrangements

01 Jul 2013

CIPFA appoints new chief executive

Rob Whiteman, currently head of operational systems transformation at the Home Office, succeeds Steve Freer at CIPFA in Septembe

28 Jun 2013

UK accounting bodies ‘should merge’ according to readers

Nearly two thirds of readers see a merger of the UK's accountancy institutes should happen, according to an Accountancy Age poll

27 Jun 2013

ICAEW hits back against Law Society's probate criticism

Institute outlines a riposte to Law Society concerns on probate, to the Legal Services Board

26 Jun 2013

Analysis: Law Society's beef with the ICAEW's probate plans

Accountancy Age runs through concerns about the ICAEW's plan to become a probate licensing body, as the institute looks to defend itself

26 Jun 2013

Leader: CIMA's May can now move on

Margaret May will look to the future after her exoneration, but CIMA must work hard to restore its reputation after a tortuous process

19 Jun 2013

CIMA's Margaret May disciplinary findings quashed in court

Judge finds Appeal Committee ruling against ex-CIMA council member was “flawed” and should be “quashed”

19 Jun 2013

ACCA sees member numbers leap by 8,000

ACCA sees member numbers surge, while student numbers hold firm

19 Jun 2013

Malcolm Furber elected as CIMA president

CIMA appoints Malcolm Furber as president

18 Jun 2013

Leader: Will younger generation push for a UK institute?

Will British institutes learn from a New Zealand/Australia merger - or have the Trans/Tasmans already learned from them?

17 Jun 2013

Institute tie-up on far side of world has UK ramifications

UK institutes should take heed if New Zealand and Australia are able to create a new joint trans-Tasman accountancy body

17 Jun 2013

Big Four fee growth outpaces smaller firms

Big Four firms report 7.7% increase in fees, while smaller firms grow by only 0.6%, FRC report finds

13 Jun 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

Shell CFO calls for open-minded approach to innovation

New report from AICPA and CIMA reveals how finance professionals at Coca-Cola and Royal Dutch Shell help to drive innovation

22 May 2013

Colin: Democracy bureaucracy

Colin wonders what the ICAEW's discussions over the botched ballot were like

15 May 2013

Naming tax avoidance scheme promoters risky, warn tax heads

Naming and shaming tax avoidance promoters may simply advertise their services, institute tax heads warn lords

15 May 2013

ICAEW posts loss as disciplinary funding bites

A net charge in contributing towards the AADB sees ICAEW post a deficit in 2012 - but student and membership numbers improve

14 May 2013

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The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Intermediary rules: What your clients need to know

Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

Taking Stock: 2014 in cartoons

Colin and friends take you through their year - using the medium of pithy cartoons

Taking Stock: Massaging the figures

TS was pleased to note some interesting methods to alleviate Christmas stress

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

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