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FRC appoints new director of accounting and reporting

Anthony Appleton, a director from BDO's financial reporting advisory team, joins the FRC

29 Oct 2013

New head of tax for haysmacintyre

Katharine Arthur joins haysmacintyre from MHA MacIntyre Hudson

28 Oct 2013

Former Wrexham FC chief jailed for invoice fraud

Experienced chartered accountant Paul Retout jailed for submitting false invoices at a former business

25 Oct 2013

The Practitioner: Working in the slow lane

Travelling's great for meeting clients - but contraflows impact on workflow, The Practitioner finds

24 Oct 2013

Duncan & Toplis recruits four as client base expands

Four new recruits called into Top 50 firm to help deal with growing demand for services

23 Oct 2013

Lawes joins Mercer & Hole's general practice team

Andrew Lawes takes partner role in firm's general practice unit.

21 Oct 2013

Adviser jailed after altering client tax returns

Altered client tax returns and SA claims saw more than £186,000 falsely filed with the taxman

21 Oct 2013

Judges announced for final British Accountancy Awards categories

Last tranche of judges announced to choose the independent firm of the year

14 Oct 2013

FRC strategy director Mridul Hegde resigns

FRC director of strategy Mridul Hegde unexpectedly resigns from the UK reporting watchdog, Accountancy Age reveals

14 Oct 2013

When age is more than just a number

Fundamental changes have to be made in the profession to ensure ageism is a thing of the past

10 Oct 2013

Taking Stock: EY's Varley talks a good game (of football)

World Cup qualifying fever appears to have permeated the world of accountancy, with EY boss Steve Varley going all 'England Manager' on us

10 Oct 2013

Cliffe takes on haysmacintyre managing partner role

Ian Cliffe takes on haysmacintyre top role from Simon Wilks

10 Oct 2013

Mixed bag for accountants during party reshuffles

A number of accountants were moved around during yesterday's reshuffle, while key positions affecting the profession also saw new incumbents

08 Oct 2013

Scott Barnes: Grant Thornton to answer £500m question

In an interview with Accountancy Age, Scott Barnes outlines how the firm grew in the last year - and its strong prospects for 2013/14

07 Oct 2013

Boom in accountant hires expected before end of 2013

Before the year is out 11,494 new roles are expected to be filled across profession

04 Oct 2013

Taking Stock: ICAEW proves VERY selective in FD hunt

'If you ain't ICAEW, you ain't getting in,' says ICAEW

04 Oct 2013

Interview: Deloitte chief executive and senior partner David Sproul

Results have been good, but the firm is fighting to defend its integrity over its work on MG Rover, Deloitte's senior partner tells Accountancy Age

03 Oct 2013

Fitzgerald and Law adds RSM Tenon partner to tax team

Kiki Stannard leaves Tenon for partner role on Fitzgerald and Law's tax team

03 Oct 2013

HW Fisher appoints tax partner

Jamie Morrison will specialise in advising high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs

03 Oct 2013

The Practitioner: Completely Linked-Off

Social media is overloading The Practitioner's senses

03 Oct 2013

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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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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.