Institutes

Malcolm Furber

Malcolm Furber elected as CIMA president

CIMA appoints Malcolm Furber as president

18 Jun 2013

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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

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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

What's really in a name?

Firms, and institutes, face a multi-branding muddle, warns Melissa Davis

13 May 2013

ICAEW council election re-runs after voting bungle

Incorrect voting processes in four of ten constituencies sees re-run

10 May 2013

ICAEW fails to lay its cards on the table

Membership cards finally finding their way into members' wallets

08 May 2013

#AAYP 2013: Modern accountants – people who think differently

To remain relevant, the profession must adapt, which means young and new accountants must develop new skills, too

01 May 2013

KPMG launches 'intensive' route into accountancy

A year of exam graft looms for 65 trainees in KPMG's new qualification pilot programme

19 Mar 2013

Colin: Where's the accountant?

Colin wonders what might give an accountant away in a room of bankers, after Sir Mike Rake's recent comments

11 Mar 2013

GCCAAO and ICAEW sign audit quality agreement

ICAEW signs agreement with Gulf states to develop an audit monitoring programme

07 Mar 2013

Taking Stock: Did Hodge duck ICAEW Dinner?

Duck wasn't on the menu, but Margaret Hodge had taken flight from the ICAEW Dinner, muses TS

06 Mar 2013

Bankers must raise standards to that of accountants, says Rake

Sir Mike Rake, Barclays deputy chairman, calls on the banking profession to look at "basic ethics"

06 Mar 2013

FD excluded from ICAEW for fraudulently issuing cheques

FD excluded and forced to pay £2,524 in costs for signing off cheques to his own companies without board authorisation

01 Mar 2013

ICAEW right to defend taxman’s efforts to curb avoidance

The ICAEW was right to defend HMRC's track record on tackling tax avoidance following PAC criticism, writes Calum Fuller

01 Mar 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: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

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

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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