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Lack of planning hitting SME profits

Exact's survey finds SMEs are much more likely to turn a profit if they make a business plan

11 Apr 2014

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GT appoints insurance partner from Mazars

Craig Scarr joins GT from Mazars to lead firm's UK offerings to the insurance sector

08 Apr 2014

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Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

01 Apr 2014

Double-digit increase in accountants requiring support

CABA sees an in crease in both the types of accountant, and the services and support they require

01 Apr 2014

Begbies Traynor's Nick Hood to step down

International network chairman Nick Hood is stepping down from the firm next week, Accountancy Age has learned

28 Mar 2014

Leaked memo shows HMRC could lose 300 jobs

Taxman claims roles will be "redeployed"

27 Mar 2014

Fifth of chartered accountants looking to move jobs

ICAEW accountants looking to earn more money with a job move, according to a new institute survey

26 Mar 2014

Ex-Sage CEO & FD joins Wandisco as chairman

Former SAGE CEO and CFO reunited at NYSE-listed IT business WANdisco

20 Mar 2014

HMRC in search for digital specialists

HMRC launches recruitment drive for digital specialists

14 Mar 2014

The Business Finance Awards 2014

Now in their second year, these prestigious awards recognise those in finance that have demonstrated success and innovation over the last 12 months. Entries are now open!

12 Mar 2014

Every day must be International Women’s Day

So what are we supposed to do on Saturday, and how will this help gender equality in the workplace? asks Rachael Singh

07 Mar 2014

Reducing labour pains

BDO launches its new maternity package, which it believes will help mothers break the glass ceiling, explains COO Mark Sherfield

05 Mar 2014

BiS governance expert takes FRC director role

David Styles takes director of corporate governance role at FRC

05 Mar 2014

SouthWestfd increases presence with two new recruits

Steve Moncur and John Fowler increase SouthWestfd's associate numbers to 16

25 Feb 2014

Higginson recruits former Sainsbury's CFO to Poundland board

Former finance chiefs of Tesco and Sainsbury's to work together as Poundland prepares to float

19 Feb 2014

Ex-RSA FD takes CFO role at Good Energy

Former Barclays FC and RSA regional FD takes CFO role at renewable energy business

03 Feb 2014

Bischoff a winning appointment as next head of the FRC

The FRC's new chairman must bring his banking experience to bear on how the FRC tackles failings in bank audits, governance and financial reporting

28 Jan 2014

Colin: FRC Wins the Hoff

Colin's vision of events often bears little relation to reality

24 Jan 2014

Sir Win Bischoff named FRC chair

Lloyds Banking Group chair Sir Win Bischoff will replace Baroness Hogg at the FRC

23 Jan 2014

Morrisons tax chief held over insider trading allegations

Paul Coyle allegedly purchased Ocado shares prior to announcement of lucrative tie-up

21 Jan 2014

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

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

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

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

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

The Practitioner: Calls waiting

With The Practitioner's firm on the receiving end of less-than-desirable telephony service, thoughts move to maintaining the best client dealings through new staffers

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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.