Technology

Simon Collins

KPMG partners with Chelsea Apps factory

Big Four firm takes 10% equity stake and launches digital innovation network to push its technology ambition

21 Jan 2014

Simon Compton

Women accountants utilising social media more than men

Social media and mobile devices grow in popularity across profession, with more women than men using the sites

17 Jan 2014

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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

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

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

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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

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

The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

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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

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