Institutes

Gavel

Institutes should avoid moral issues and stick to law

Matching morality with law is not for advisors to decide upon, argues Calum Fuller

03 Aug 2012

Alone

ICAEW goes alone on tax avoidance disciplinaries

The ICAEW's stance on avoidance as a potential disciplinary issue sees it stand alone. Neither ACCA or ICAS are taking a similar approach

03 Aug 2012

CIoT

CIoT highlights universal credit problems

The CIoT raises questions over the responsibilities universal credit could place on small businesses and individuals

03 Aug 2012

AADB to handle public interest avoidance cases

ICAEW could hand public interest tax avoidance disciplinary cases to the AADB after it issues guidance on the issue

02 Aug 2012

CIoT and IIT complete merger

After both institutions voted for a merger in May, the CIoT and Institute of Indirect Taxation complete the move

02 Aug 2012

ICAEW maintains its integrity as ceiling collapses

It's business as usual at Moorgate Place today as ceiling collapses. One calculator is yet to be accounted for

24 Jul 2012

Institutes told to improve audit monitoring visits

FRC report highlights flaws in audit monitoring by bodies such as ICAEW, ACCA and ICAS, but defends role they play in regulating the profession

18 Jul 2012

IIRC releases outline of integrated reporting framework

International Integrated Reporting Council releases timeframe for publication of integrated reporting framework

12 Jul 2012

Leader: Profession must collaborate or risk its reputation

In the wake of more tax avoidance publicity, the profession must do a better job of extolling its virtues, says Accountancy Age

05 Jul 2012

Former convict spared sanctions by ICAEW

A member jailed for soliciting to murder in 2001 will face no institute sanctions due to "exceptional circumstances"

02 Jul 2012

FRC disciplinary cases to be settled without need for tribunals

FRC consults on proposals to allow disciplinary cases to be concluded without the need for a full tribunal hearing

29 Jun 2012

ICAEW consults on its plans to regulate legal services

Institute consults on its plans to regulate multi-disciplinary practices, and probate services

29 Jun 2012

I may have been 'a bit naïve', admits Hoogervorst

Chairman of the IASB says it has been a steep learning curve since taking the job

21 Jun 2012

IFAC names Choudhury as new CEO

Fayez Choudhury was previously with the World Bank, where he was the bank's spokesman on global accounting and auditing issues

19 Jun 2012

New ICAEW president: Watchdog shouldn't talk down auditors

Mark Spofforth calls on accounting watchdog to match messages about auditors against its own findings

14 Jun 2012

Izza fluffs lines

ICAEW chief executive Michael Izza struggles with the name of his institute's magazine at its AGM

13 Jun 2012

ICAEW ticking boxes as it plans MDP regulator move

The institute is beavering away to make sure it can clear the hurdles required to regulate multi-disciplinary practices

13 Jun 2012

Fifth of voters against ICAEW fee increase

ICAEW's AGM voted through changes to subscription fees - while Michael Izza questions the future for small firms carrying out audits

13 Jun 2012

Non-members allowed onto CIMA council

CIMA wins vote to change by-laws allowing non-members onto council. Four AICPA representatives to take up the places

12 Jun 2012

CIMA elects Harrow accountant as president

Gulzari Babber is elected president of CIMA with Malcolm Furber awarded deputy and Keith Luck vice-president

12 Jun 2012

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Mehjoo: No such thing as a general retainer?

The long-running legal dispute between midlands firm Harben Barker and client Hossein Mehjoo emphasises the importance of clear terms, write Andrew Howell and Alexa Segal

The Practitioner: If you don’t ask you don’t know

Can the practitioner face their fears and asked the fee question?

Miller's Tale: Women perfectly placed for accountancy's evolution

Women are making their way into the world of finance with more pace than ever before - but how far up the ladder they can climb? And how are they perceived? Accountant, and Accountancy Age columnist, Cara Miller debates this hot topic

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

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