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George Osborne's place in history

Has the chancellor done enough to go down in history as a great chancellor?

23 Mar 2011

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Colin 24 Feb 2011

04 Mar 2011

Pakistan floods in Nowshera

Dealing with disaster

Pakistan’s accountants are dealing with the damage caused by last summer’s floods

26 Jan 2011

In a Pickles

The abolition of the Audit Commission needs a rethink

13 Jan 2011

Seats of power

20 Dec 2010

More aggression expected from taxman

Cut to the bone: a leaner taxman will be under great strain and more aggressive in its dealings, advisers fear

04 Nov 2010

Draft IFRS for SMEs expected tomorrow

New code to be released amid concern over business costs

28 Oct 2010

Audit firm division should be explored

Conflicts of interest could be avoided if firms are split, inquiry told

28 Oct 2010

Commons to probe HMRC ‘effectiveness’ after PAYE scandal

Treasury sub-committee to look into how HMRC can do its job better after problems with end of year reconciliations

28 Oct 2010

Lords enquiry: accounting fuelled banking crisis

Lord Lawson accuses auditors of being "the dogs that didn't bark" during the banking crisis

26 Oct 2010

Activist investor to face Lords audit enquiry

“The banking crisis is largely due to faulty numbers,” claims Tim Bush

25 Oct 2010

Spending review round up

Key numbers in the spending review

21 Oct 2010

Pared to the bone

As everyone who has not been living on a desert island will be aware, we live in a time of public sector cuts. The government has pledged to reduce the UK’s public spending deficit and the outcome of its spending review is eagerly awaited.

21 Oct 2010

Analysis: VAT rise will cost small business dear

Another VAT of woe: Small business faces extra costs and administrative problems with the VAT rise

21 Oct 2010

Spending Review: HMRC cuts outlined

Huge cost-cutting and efficiency savings outlined for HMRC

20 Oct 2010

Spending Review: HMRC staff strike inevitable

HMRC staff strike action is "inevitable" unless the government backs down on cuts at the department, warns the Public and Commercial Services union

20 Oct 2010

Big business main beneficiaries from IFRS: BIS

BIS concerned new accouting rules will burden UK businesses

20 Oct 2010

Spending Review: Public sector financial rigour crucial

Strong financial management is key to the public sector handling spending cuts outlined by chancellor George Osborne

20 Oct 2010

Spending Review: The fallout for the taxman and the advisers

Another bad day at the office for the taxman - and the accountants they deal with - after George Osborne tells the department to find 15% of savings on top of other cuts being pushed through

20 Oct 2010

Spending Review: £100m to clear PAYE backlog

HMRC commits to £100m investment in PAYE operational improvements

20 Oct 2010

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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

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

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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

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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.