Technology

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KPMG acquires IT consultancy Safira

Acquisition positions KPMG as leading provider of business process management solutions

04 Jun 2014

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EY to open Manchester forensic technology hub

EY hiring 50 skilled forensic technology and forensic data analytics professionals as part of expansion

30 May 2014

FRC consults on conventions for E-tagging of accounts

Consultation launched as FRC seeks to bring reporting in line with UK GAAP

09 May 2014

Sage CEO Berruyer to retire

Guy Berruyer will retire by 31 March 2015

09 May 2014

Iris acquires HR and payroll provider

Iris acquires HR and payroll provider Cascade

29 Apr 2014

HMRC considers sharing taxpayer data with third parties

Proposals would see "anonymised" taxpayer data made available

22 Apr 2014

Iris software introduces secure data collection checklist

Latest software updated to include latest tax upodates

09 Apr 2014

HMRC to undertake IT upgrade over weekend

IT work to see some HMRC services unavailable for approximately three days

03 Apr 2014

KPMG announces Xero tie-in

KPMG and Xero announce "strategic" deal

31 Mar 2014

Digital purchases set to carry VAT

Government plans would see VAT charged on digital goods from January

24 Mar 2014

Managing M&A data threats

As M&A activity starts to gain pace in a saturated accountancy market, firms must be aware of the holes in their data security explains Vinod Bange

18 Mar 2014

Haines Watts launches tax compliance website

Website aims to provide specialist help and expertise to individuals and businesses

18 Mar 2014

Accountancy Age March App out now

This month's App includes profiles of Smith & Williamson and Jeffreys Henry, a feature on China’s audit reform and lessons the UK can learn; as well as the FTSE 350 Audit Fees Survey...plus loads more

07 Mar 2014

Iris relaunches KashFlow with new accounting practice offering

Six months after acquiring the business, Iris relaunches KashFlow

06 Mar 2014

ICAEW joins government cyber-security group

ICAEW becomes first accountancy body to join government funded cyber-security organisation

05 Mar 2014

FreeAgent launches accountants’ division

Dedicated accounting division launched by FreeAgent

25 Feb 2014

PwC acquires IT firm Mokum

IT consultancy adds 160 staff to PwC's headcount

18 Feb 2014

Align for growth - technology is the key to long-term growth

Competing on price is a short-cut to nowhere. It's time to optimise technology and align for growth, writes Barbara Kroll

17 Feb 2014

Accountancy Age February App out now

The Accountancy Age App includes profiles of Price Bailey and Leonard Curtis. Plus the Financial Power List, FTSE 350 FD Salary Survey and loads more

10 Feb 2014

HMRC issues warning over rise in tax rebate online scam

E-mail scam could see taxpayers defrauded, HMRC warns

10 Feb 2014

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

The Practitioner: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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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.