Institutes

UK Supreme Court by Jaume Meneses

Expanding LPP for parliament to decide, court told

Broadening the scope of legal professional privilege to take in accountants is a matter for parliament, the Supreme Court hears

07 Nov 2012

UK Supreme Court by Jaume Meneses

ICAEW makes case for legal professional privilege for accountants

ICAEW intervenes in Supreme Court battle between Prudential and HMRC over legal professional privilege for tax advisors

06 Nov 2012

Sir David Tweedie

Tweedie contradicts Haldane’s stance on accounting rules

ICAS chairman Sir David Tweedie dismisses view that accounting rules prevent banks adequately provisioning for future loan losses

02 Nov 2012

CIPFA warns chancellor on autumn statement pitfalls

The public finance institute publishes a report highlighting the challenges facing the chancellor as he prepares for the autumn statement

29 Oct 2012

Insolvency relationships with asset lenders too ‘cosy’

Former ICAEW chief Eric Anstee calls for a crackdown on the ‘cosy’ relationship between insolvency practitioners and asset-based lenders

15 Oct 2012

ICAS' Savoy stand-ups impress TS

Anton Colella and Sir David Tweedie got their laughing gears working last night at the Scottish institute's annual dinner

02 Oct 2012

Tweedie to lead push for global valuation rules

Architect behind IFRS is to head body that sets international standards for the valuation of assets and liabilities

27 Sep 2012

ICAEW warns lack of accountability in FRC disciplinary reforms

Plans by the FRC to remove professional body consultation at the onset of an investigation could open up risks of unaccountability, warns ICAEW

24 Sep 2012

Leader: ACCA practices must recognise their place

ACCA's UK accounting practices are becoming a smaller subset of its membership

24 Sep 2012

Australian academic named ACCA president

Accounting professor Barry Cooper becomes ACCA president

24 Sep 2012

Support service for unemployed accountants expands

CABA's career coaching programme expands to any chartered accountants

07 Sep 2012

Colin: For everything else, there's CIMA

A qualification worth having

29 Aug 2012

CIMA members taking home average of nearly 60k

Three-quarters of members agree that CIMA qualification has helped better negotiate their salary

28 Aug 2012

Ex-council member to take CIMA to High Court

A judge has given former CIMA council member Margaret May the green light to take the institute to the High Court

20 Aug 2012

Poll - Readers largely against ICAEW stance on avoidance

This week's poll shows 75% of readers do not agree with the ICAEW's disciplinary stance on tax avoidance

15 Aug 2012

Top50 +50 firms face ICAEW audit fines

Beever and Struthers, and Price Bailey, agree to ICAEW audit regulatory penalties

15 Aug 2012

FRC investigates PwC’s role as auditor of RSM Tenon

Disciplinary arm of FRC announces an investigation into members of PwC that conducted audit work of struggling firm RSM Tenon

13 Aug 2012

Development of engagement partners to be revised

The education board of IFAC consults on changes to professional development for engagement partners

13 Aug 2012

Practice groups' mixed reaction to ICAEW avoidance guidelines

ICAEW guidance on tax avoidance is appropriate, says Society of Professional Accountants chairman, while UK200Group president warns of grey area

08 Aug 2012

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

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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

social-networking

Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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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.