Recruitment

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70% of accountants looking for a new job

Accountancy Age poll finds seven out of ten will seek work outside their current employers in 2011

11 Feb 2011

Feeling stressed

The price of your loyalty

Staying put at one company could really harm your salary prospects and poss­ibly your reputation

09 Feb 2011

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50 grad posts still up for grabs at PwC

Firm looking to fill the posts in its assurance line by April

07 Feb 2011

Northbridge appoints former brick man as new FD

Craig Robinson takes on FD role at industrial rental company Northbridge with current part-time FD becoming a non-exec

03 Feb 2011

London City Airport CFO takes flight to Psion

Adrian Colman to become chief financial officer at mobile computing company Psion in April

02 Feb 2011

Long standing Hammerson FD to retire

Simon Melliss leaves property company Hammerson after 20 years, to be replaced by Great Portland estate FD Timon Drakesmith

21 Jan 2011

Sirius Minerals appoints new FD and CFO

Andrew Lindsay takes both the FD and CFO positions at salt and potash miner Sirius Minerals

17 Jan 2011

Easynet Global Services appoints Bradley Palmer as CFO

Palmer joins the telecommunication company, previously owned by BSkyB

14 Jan 2011

Reckitt CFO takes chief exec role at Filtrona

Colin Day to lead speciality plastics manufacturer Filtrona following retirement of chief exec Mark Harper

13 Jan 2011

Binding Site appoints Mark Culwick as CFO

Culwick joins medical equipment supplier from Rothschild bank

12 Jan 2011

Saffery Champness raids RSM Tenon for media partner

Julian Hedley becomes second senior employee to join Saffery’s media group from RSM Tenon in less than a month

11 Jan 2011

Michael Page posts healthy results for the UK

Growth in the UK and for group as confidence returns

11 Jan 2011

Accountancy jobs increase 11% in 2010

The profession has seen double digit growth in the private sector, but students lack confidence in the overall job market

05 Jan 2011

HMV bags ITV’s Wolffe for its new FD

David Wolffe joins music retailer HMV from ITV Studios on 10 Jan

05 Jan 2011

Centrica calls on Vodafone financial controller for board appointment

Margherita Della Valle, group financial controller at Vodafone, becomes third female board member at Centrica

20 Dec 2010

Plundering schools for the next generation of professionals

Big Four increasingly interested in recruiting school leavers

15 Dec 2010

Pay rises in London financial services

Report reveals pay up 6% while vacancies drop off

15 Dec 2010

8,000 storm PwC for graduate appointments

Big Four firm receives a record level of applications

15 Dec 2010

IG Group puts its money on Hill as new CFO

Financial spread betting provider IG Group to appoint Travelex’s Christopher Hill as CFO in April

14 Dec 2010

Xaar goes wireless to replace outgoing FD

Finance VP of wireless technology company CSR, Alex Bevis, to replace Andrew Taylor as FD at inkjet company Xaar

14 Dec 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

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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?

Miller's Tale: Quality time(sheets)

Love them or loathe them, timesheets are a part of day-to-day life for most practices. Cara Miller asks whether they're actually outdated, and a hindrance

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

The untimely death of a client makes The Practitioner think about the role of an accountant

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Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services

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.