Institutes

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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

Quiz

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

ICAEW at Moorgate Place

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

Leader: Institute members unlikely to welcome another 'alliance'

ICAS and the ICAEW's new global alliance likely to have members question its value, says Kevin Reed

28 Feb 2013

ICAEW and ICAS join global chartered accountancy group

Chartered Accountants Worldwide formed to promoted the importance of chartered accountants

27 Feb 2013

Institutes amend RTI guidance

A joint body of accounting institutes draws up amended guidance to aid practitioners in their shift to real-time PAYE

27 Feb 2013

PAC not giving taxman enough credit - ICAEW

The ICAEW moves to defend HMRC's role in tackling tax avoidance after the Public Accounts Committee's criticism in its latest report

26 Feb 2013

PwC's Andrew Ratcliffe lined up for ICAEW presidency

Ratcliffe to be appointed the next ICAEW vice president in June, and will become president in 2015

13 Feb 2013

Legal professional privilege “essential”, say readers

Accountancy Age readers make clear they see legal professional privilege as essential to their ability to practice, after a poll

01 Feb 2013

ACCA launches certificate for small business reporting standard

New certificate launched to support finance professionals in understanding the new IFRS for SMEs

01 Feb 2013

The privilege of privilege: What the Supreme Court ruling means

Practitioners will continue to face issues around providing legal advice to clients

25 Jan 2013

Judges decide on legal privilege

Colin wonders how the voting process might work among Justices at the the Supreme Court

25 Jan 2013

Uncertainty concerns persist as advisors lose privilege ruling

Lord justices follow previous rulings on legal privilege: that it could cause uncertainty, and parliament will have to decide how to extend it

24 Jan 2013

Privileged status: no change on legal advice privilege

Taylor Wessing's Andrew Howell looks at what the Supreme Court's ruling means for accountants

23 Jan 2013

ICAEW applies to become probate and MDP regulator

Institute wants to be able to license and regulate alternative business structures, and advisors wanting to offer probate services

18 Dec 2012

End era of convergence in months, not years – ICAEW

The institute suggests that all listed companies around the world should have the option of applying IFRS

12 Dec 2012

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This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

The Practitioner: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Tax powers could be a right old dog fight

Colin imagines how Scotland's new tax powers could play out

Colin: Post-awards emotion

For some, the British Accountancy Awards can be emotionally demanding

Colin: Pre-award jitters

Colin's excited about tonight's British Accountancy Awards

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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.