Practice regulation

diversity

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

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Accountants disciplined over audit governance

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

06 Oct 2011

Jeremy Allen

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

Franchise - the building block for expansion

As national franchising week draws to a close, Roy Seaman says it’s time for firms to consider franchising as a cost effective way to grow

30 Sep 2011

Accountancy reform ‘both a threat and an opportunity’

Accountants must view reform as both a threat and an opportunity, according to strategic leadership expert Costas Markides

30 Sep 2011

ICAS grills Alexander on regulation

Danny Alexander dodges question on strengthened regulation for the accountancy profession, reports Rose Orlik from the ICAS conference

30 Sep 2011

New Model Audit: It’s a scary world out there

Will Barnier’s European audit reform proposals survive in a global market?

30 Sep 2011

Your clients need more from you

Firms need commercial experience to provide clients with a more rounded service

29 Sep 2011

EU-level regulation 'essential for audit reform'

Europe-wide regulation is essential for Barnier's audit reforms, the draft green paper claims

28 Sep 2011

Will audit reform bridge the perception gap?

The EU's proposals are drastic - but will intervention merely provide relief to audit's perception problems?

26 Sep 2011

EU to propose audit-only firms and mandatory rotation

EXCLUSIVE: Draft EU-wide regulation calls for audit-only firms, mandatory rotation and obligatory joint audits

26 Sep 2011

AADB sets date for RSM Robson Rhodes hearing

Discipline board the AADB has called RSM Robson Rhodes to an iSoft complaint hearing in October

05 Sep 2011

If the cap fits: Pitching a liability cap

An overview of the latest thoughts on where to set a liability cap

01 Sep 2011

Plenty to Crowe about

Crowe Clark Whitehill hit the spotlight as it enters the top ten of listed auditors

01 Sep 2011

FRC: Corporate reports must prioritise major risk

Major risk should be the primary focus of corporate reports, the FRC has warned

01 Sep 2011

Tax dodging house owners should fear new tax scheme

Multiple house owners that have dodged income tax or CGT should beware HMRC's new deal with mortgage brokers

31 Aug 2011

Firm thinking for business board appointments

Ex-Big Four continue to boost their board appointments, notes Kevin Reed

30 Aug 2011

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

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

House of Cards

Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Taking Stock: Honest branding for HMRC?

Everyone seems to be having fun with branding, and TS is on board with

Taking Stock: TS match special

Two of the Top 50+50's big hitters went head-to-head in the County Cricket Championship

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

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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.