Practice regulation

trusted-brand

What's in a name: The value of a brand

Stuart Whitwell explains that accountants should ignore brand valuation at their peril

20 Jun 2012

Hurdles

ICAEW ticking boxes as it plans MDP regulator move

The institute is beavering away to make sure it can clear the hurdles required to regulate multi-disciplinary practices

13 Jun 2012

Liquidators used for first time by SOCA to collect tax

Kingston Smith partner Ian Defty called in by SOCA to help collect £1.7m in tax

01 Jun 2012

Accountancy should follow lawyers on social mobility

Accountancy is commended for efforts to improve social mobility, but the legal profession is cited as leading the way

30 May 2012

Sole Survivor: Clean up the Money Laundering Act

Money laundering checks are a joke, says Elaine Clark, but not so funny when she comes under suspicion

14 May 2012

Best Practice: Wilkins Kennedy's David Fenn

The firm's move to LLP status was a tough process, but the firm should be fitter and stronger for it, explains managing partner David Fenn

11 May 2012

Watchdog calls for 'significant improvements' in Mazars' audit

Audit Inspection Unit's review of Mazars' work flags up a series of issues, including a lack of evidence to support going concern assessments

10 May 2012

Can firms force partners to retire?

The Supreme Court case on mandatory partner retirement continues to rage on, but it’s not a case of if but when, explains David Walker

02 May 2012

Wilkins Kennedy converts to LLP status

Wilkins Kennedy drops its partnership structure for Limited Liability status

01 May 2012

Jeremy Newman could fit for RSM Tenon

The former BDO boss could fit as RSM Tenon's top non-exec, suggest Kevin Reed

30 Apr 2012

Best Practice: Harwood Hutton's John Brace

Harwood Hutton picks up the Latin vibes as it considers expanding into new territories, explains managing director John Brace

13 Apr 2012

The Practitioner: Missing our Admin Queen

The Practitioner bemoans the loss of the backbone of the firm: their administrative assistant

12 Apr 2012

Audit Commission: An opportunity missed

The tender process for farming out Audit Commission work hasn’t opened up the market

05 Apr 2012

RSM Tenon: Split from auditors and move on

RSM Tenon risks more by carrying on an argument with its auditors now the spat is in the public domain, argues Kevin Reed

03 Apr 2012

Going postal over invoices

Small businesses might have to look at alternative ways of invoicing with stamp prices step to rocket

28 Mar 2012

Has LLP status worked?

Accountancy Age asks whether firms' move to LLP status was worth the effort

22 Mar 2012

ICAEW: Banks should reveal auditor disagreements

Banks should disclose key accounting disagreements with auditors in their annual reports, the ICAEW believes

13 Mar 2012

Accounting regulator investigates KPMG's audit of Equity Red Star

The Accountancy and Actuarial Discipline Board (AADB) has begun an investigation into KPMG's audit of Equity Red Star, a motor and home insurer

05 Mar 2012

QC appointed executive counsel at accounting watchdog

Gareth Rees QC, an expert in financial crime and regulation, will start new role at Accountancy and Actuarial Discipline Board in March

01 Mar 2012

Elaine Clark wants accountancy voucher power

An e-petition calling for start-ups to receive a government voucher for accountants' advice could put profession into the spotlight

28 Feb 2012

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This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

Colin: Things that go bump in the night

Colin takes an alternative look at why IPs might be kept awake by zombie nightmares

Colin: Icebreaker celebs could soon be...

Colin speculates on the effect HMRC's latest set of powers could have

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

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Briefings

budget-management

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.