Recruitment

Mission Marketing promotes Fitzwilliam to CFO board role

Peter Fitzwilliam moves from interim CFO to full time finance chief at Mission Marketing

24 Sep 2010

Upturn could see accountants leave UK in droves

Come fly with me: With recruitment opening up again at home and abroad, firms may see an exodus of valued staff

23 Sep 2010

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Local government: beating the cuts

Things may look bleak for accountants working in local government at the moment but opportunities exist as coalition plans for massive spending cuts rely on sound financial management

23 Sep 2010

Amino Technologies CFO to step down

Stuart Darling to leave his CFO position in January next year

20 Sep 2010

NCC FD Edwards moves to Scapa

Paul Edwards leaves NCC for tape manufacturer Scapa

20 Sep 2010

Half of accountants looking for a new job

Survey finds half of accountants want out of their current role, and three quarters will be looking by spring

17 Sep 2010

Mavor joins AIM-listed Highland as non-exec

James Mavor joins Russian gold producer as a non-executive

17 Sep 2010

Six out of ten FTSE leaders are accountants

Accounting and finance professionals dominating the top tier of UK executives

14 Sep 2010

Look before you leap?

Is it better to hunt for a job while employed, or when out of work?

09 Sep 2010

Demand for accountants surges over summer

Recruiter Reed says accountancy sector outpacing other industries with positions available growing rapidly in August

06 Sep 2010

Hays' profits fall, but optimism rises

Hays profits fall, but a strong second half bodes well for the future

03 Sep 2010

PwC receives 800 applicants for 60 posts

Students skipping university to go to work

24 Aug 2010

Former CFO John Charlton appointed non-exec at Gold Oil

John Charlton becomes non-exec at Gold Oil as part of boardroom shakeup

18 Aug 2010

UK growth boosts Michael Page interims

Positive performance across UK disciplines sees increased margins for Michael Page

16 Aug 2010

Recruitment: Just the job

Recruitment in the accountancy market is picking up to levels not seen since 2007, but job hunters should be wary that the fragile recovery is making employers cautious, while some sectors are still struggling

15 Jul 2010

Former Smiths FD takes Hays role

Alan Thomson named as new chairman of Hays

15 Jul 2010

Strong hiring intentions lined up for UK finance sector

Finance and business services has the strongest senitment ofr hiring across UK sectors, says Manpower

13 Jul 2010

Don’t run from a crisis

Battle-hardened finance execs have altogether better prospects when it comes to finding a job

08 Jul 2010

Eaga FD steps down

FD wants to "take a break from corporate life"

24 Jun 2010

Expect the unexpected

Suddenly losing a high profile executive, as happened to M&S recently, can leave a huge void that needs filling quickly

24 Jun 2010

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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?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

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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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.