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Mangaging partners' predictions in latest Accountancy Age app

Senior practitioners outline their thoughts on the year ahead for practices, and clients, in the latest Accountancy Age app

16 Dec 2013

Around 70% of accountants expect annual pay rise

Nearly two thirds are looking to change jobs in the next six months, survey finds

16 Dec 2013

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How's your Winter wellbeing?

Think about support, if things get too much over Christmas

13 Dec 2013

Taking Stock: Upstaged by Michael Bublé

TS was taken aback to lose the interest of its esteemed dinner guests for the charms of Michael Bublé

13 Dec 2013

Three advisers join medical accountancy specialists

Three accountants join Newcastle firm BW Medical Accountants

12 Dec 2013

FRC’s Grabowski appointed to the IAASB

FRC director of audit policy joins global auditing standard setter the IAASB

11 Dec 2013

Mazars aims to double size in Scotland

Mazars aiming to double business in Scotland within the next two years

09 Dec 2013

AS2013: Advisers concerned over lack of partnership avoidance detail

Treasury ramps up tax take estimate from tackling partnership and LLP avoidance - but where's the detail? ask advisers

05 Dec 2013

Taking Stock: Cassons channels 80s power pop

Firm takes a Queen-esque attitude to making music videos, TS has noticed

03 Dec 2013

Johnston Carmichael appoints Deloitte tax director

Caroline Muir joins Scottish mid-tier firm from Deloitte

03 Dec 2013

Baker Tilly targets South Asia market with partner appointment

Suneel Gupta is to build Baker Tilly's southern Asian presence

03 Dec 2013

Safferys re-elects Fox as managing partner

Jonathan Fox to serve another term as managing partner of Saffery Champness

03 Dec 2013

Baker Tilly sells RSM Tenon insolvency practices to Quantuma

Baker Tilly sells two RSM Tenon practices to Quantuma - the firm of ex-RSM Tenon head of restructuring Carl Jackson

02 Dec 2013

FRP Advisory picks-up RSM Tenon team to expand in Scotland

FRP Advisory picks up entire RSM Tenon Scotland team

02 Dec 2013

Deloitte partner Louise Brittain joins Wilkins Kennedy

Celebrity bankruptcy trustee Louise Brittain leaves Deloitte after five years for Top 30 firm Wilkins Kennedy

02 Dec 2013

Ex-Reeves partner launches all-female practice

Filippa Connor is joined by Ruth Duncan to create all-female insolvency firm

02 Dec 2013

Magic Mo-ments for Smith & Williamson ABS department

Smith & Williamson ABS department Movember team raises £3,745, but TS questions the commitment of one member in particular

29 Nov 2013

Practitioners are keen on career abroad

North America and Western Europe most desired locations for accountants looking for career abroad

28 Nov 2013

KPMG on senior level recruitment drive

KPMG boosts its tax and pensions practice with two partner appointments and a raft of promotions to director level

28 Nov 2013

Two new trustees join IFRS Foundation

Maria Helena Santana and Lynn Wood will serve as trustees of the IFRS Foundation from 1 January next year

27 Nov 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

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

Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

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

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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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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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