Practice regulation

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

US watchdog finds PwC and KPMG wanting

KPMG and PwC's 2010 audits had weaknesses, according to US watchdog the PCAOB

22 Nov 2011

Apocalypse

Apocalypse Soon for practices

A perfect storm of circumstances will prove too much for some firms. But it's not all doom and gloom. Honest.

18 Nov 2011

succession-baton

Generation game

The average age of equity partners is now 59, but firms are failing to plan for their exit and succession, writes Jonathan Russell

08 Nov 2011

Financial Reporting Lab reveals its to-do list

FRC's Financial Reporting Lab to-do list weighted towards financial statements, but other projects "welcome"

08 Nov 2011

Sharman: Going concern too black and white

Going concern qualifications are too drastic and directors should be encouraged to disclose risks earlier, the Sharman Inquiry concludes

03 Nov 2011

Move in the Blick of an eye

Blick Rothenberg reacts quickly to pick up market share in London's new high-tech hub

02 Nov 2011

Mid-tier 'worried' after BIS audit reform leak

Mid-tier firms worried about BIS's leaked criticism of EC audit reform ahead of official impact assessment

28 Oct 2011

Colin - FRC: Strictly Boardroom

Has the FRC gone power-mad? asks Colin

18 Oct 2011

Accounting watchdog to remove 'silos'

FRC proposes doing away with its seven-board structure to streamline the organisation

17 Oct 2011

The Practitioner: What's in a name?

The Practitioner's firm is branching out

12 Oct 2011

Look outside for your practice's ruler

Firms of all shapes and sizes should consider external governance, writes Kevin Reed

11 Oct 2011

Colin - the dog that didn't bark

Audit market shenannigans receive the Colin treatment

07 Oct 2011

ICAEW makes shrewd move in legal privilege battle

Has the institute backed the Law Society into a corner over legal privilege? asks Kevin Reed

06 Oct 2011

ICAEW warns Law Society against restricting MDPs

ICAEW chief warns Law Society counterpart that lawyers and accountants must be allowed to work together

06 Oct 2011

Firms big and small face independence issues

Small clients need their hands held, but practices must still beware independence issues, says Kevin Reed

06 Oct 2011

Accountants disciplined over audit governance

ICAEW disciplines firms for failing to govern clients who represented large proportion of fees

06 Oct 2011

Essex practice appoints its first chairman

CBHC names Jeremy Allen as non-executive chairman

04 Oct 2011

PwC puts Deloitte in place over global figures

PwC can't resist dig at Deloitte as it retakes number one slot

03 Oct 2011

PwC regains global number one spot

PwC takes top spot from Deloitte after 10% leap in revenues for 2010/2011

03 Oct 2011

Brussels ‘deaf to UK voices’ on regulatory reform

UK regulators 'have no credibility' in Brussels and will struggle to influence debate, an insider warns

03 Oct 2011

Page 6 of 15

2shotguests

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

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...

people global network

Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

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

Colin: Evaders are going to struggle to fit in

Colin was tickled when he realised how much harder tax evaders are to find life after the LDF limitations

Colin: Capital punishment

Is IFRS being used as a scapegoat for bad corporate behaviour? muses Colin

Colin: A spoonful of American patriotism helps the tax go down

Colin takes a wry look at Walgreens' move away from US tax inversions

Share Price Centre

Track the fortunes of UK-listed companies with our Share Price Centre

PI Insurance

Professional Indemnity insurance tailored to the needs of small- to medium-sized practices

Find Me An Accountant

Locate an accounting practice that meets your particular business needs

Financial Planning and Performance AnalystCabinet Office-Greater London-Competitive

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Newsletters

Get the latest financial news sent directly to your inbox

  • Best Practice
  • Business
  • Daily Newsletter
  • Essentials

Careers

Search for jobs
Click to search our database of all the latest accountancy roles

Create a profile
Click to set up your profile and let the best recruiters find you

Jobs by email
Sign up to receive regular updates with the latest roles suitable for you

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.

cchcover

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.