Technology

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Auditors believe companies are losing battle against cyber crime

KPMG's UK Audit Committee Institute warns about poor quality data hampering cyber protection efforts

17 Jan 2014

Cara Miller

Miller's Tale: Use tech to serve

If automation will kill off traditional accountants, surely it's a boon for modern advisers? Asks Cara Miller

16 Jan 2014

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HMRC adopts online residence tool

HMRC commences use of software to determine residence

23 Dec 2013

Sage pre-tax profits down more than half

Pre-tax profits drop 51% for accountancy software company

06 Dec 2013

Tech CFOs paid less than in other sectors

CFOs of AIM technology firms received an average total package equating to £192,000 - substantially below the whole AIM market average of £469,000

02 Dec 2013

Advertisement Feature: The Stress-Free Way to Prepare For Auto Enrolment

Auto Enrolment (AE) promises to be one of the most complicated pieces of legislation small and medium sized businesses have ever encountered. Many view the administrative burden as formidable. Understandably, SMEs will be turning to accountants for help.

29 Nov 2013

SMEs want accountancy services on the cloud

New surveys reveal active thinking about the cloud from both accountants and their clients

27 Nov 2013

Hailo late in filing accounts at Companies House

Black cab app developer is producing first set of audited accounts

15 Nov 2013

Accountants have no idea of social media used by their firm

Just a fraction of accountants are aware of their firms' active engagement on social media, while they themselves are utilising its benefits

13 Nov 2013

Putting together a successful ERP tender process

You need a new business IT platform - but what steps are needed for the process to be a success? Fergus Gilmore explains what to do

13 Nov 2013

Thomson Reuters releases transfer pricing database

Thomson Reuters launches transfer pricing database ONESOURCE

13 Nov 2013

Why BYOD belongs in the FD's in-tray

As more companies allow their employees to use personal devices for work purposes, Julian Swan explains why BYOD can be a legal quagmire for business.

13 Nov 2013

KPMG launches investment fund to bet on tech sector

KPMG increases programme of investments in technology with launch of KPMG Capital

12 Nov 2013

Sage ends search for new CFO

Sage appoints former Invensys CFO Steve Hare as its new finance chief

12 Nov 2013

The Practitioner: Apple to the core

Life without fully charged and synced mobile devices is a hollow Apple, finds The Practitioner

11 Nov 2013

Accountancy Age November App out now

Latest App features interviews with Deloitte CEO David Sproul, Gareth Bale’s accountant Melvyn Gandz and National Grid FD Andrew Bonfield

08 Nov 2013

Link in and win work: the dos and don'ts of LinkedIn

A magnanimous approach to information sharing is a sure-fire way of generating calls and meetings very quickly

07 Nov 2013

Baker Tilly hires Twinfield for enhanced online services

Top Ten firm looks to enhance its online accounting service with Twinfield contract

05 Nov 2013

Iris software update includes support for academies

Update includes support for academies preparing final accounts

31 Oct 2013

KPMG opens up a new tech centre in Leeds

KPMG signs deal for new tech centre in Leeds which will create 200 roles and allow the firm to trial and share technology with clients

24 Oct 2013

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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

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

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.