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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

Rachael Singh

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

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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

FRC appoints John Stewart and Sir Brian Bender to its board

Legal & General and London Metal Exchange chairs joins FRC board

20 Jan 2014

Period of non-exec pay rises comes to an end

Median base fee level for FTSE 100 non-executive directors falls for first time in five years

13 Jan 2014

Ex-House of Fraser group FD takes non-exec role at Hornby

David Adams joins international model and collectables company as non-executive

09 Jan 2014

Clean Air Power FD resigns for new opportunity

Pete Rowse leaves Clean Air Power after eight years

08 Jan 2014

The Financial Power List 2014

Accountancy Age and Financial Director reveal 2014's accounting and financial powerbase

06 Jan 2014

Former Cairn Energy deputy FD takes Bowleven role

Kerry Crawford has been promoted to FD at mining business Bowleven

06 Jan 2014

Debenhams CFO departs as tough trading hits home

Days after a profit warning, Simon Herrick steps down from the high street retail giant

02 Jan 2014

New chair of profession’s disciplinary body

David Childs succeeds Richard Fleck as chair of FRC conduct committee

19 Dec 2013

How's your Winter wellbeing?

Think about support, if things get too much over Christmas

13 Dec 2013

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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

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: Pre-award jitters

Colin's excited about tonight's British Accountancy Awards

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

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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.