Technology

November 2013 Accountancy Age App

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

social-connections

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

Mark Holland

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

Sage upgrades online accounting software

Sage upgrades online accounting software with launch Sage One Accounts Extra

21 Oct 2013

HMRC to look to data analytics in fight against tax fraud

HMRC plans to tender for data analytics provider after trial illustrates fraud and error risk

21 Oct 2013

Desire to be “SMEs' champion” motivated Iris/KashFlow deal

KashFlow chief assures clients prices won't go up following tie up with Iris and that new group will work to develop a fully-integrated suite of applications

17 Oct 2013

Iris acquires KashFlow

Iris and Kashflow combined will have a subscriber base of 60,000 accountancy firms and SMEs

17 Oct 2013

Finance struggling to make the most of data

Failing to effectively leverage vast volumes of data is hitting business' revenues, warns CIMA

16 Oct 2013

HMRC IT services shutdown postponed

Planned suspension of HMRC's services over the weekend is postponed

11 Oct 2013

UK SMEs’ financial systems losing £3.7bn unnecessarily

Inefficient financial management systems are causing UK SMEs to lose significant amounts of money

08 Oct 2013

HMRC to shut down online services for three days

HMRC's site to have three-day downtime in order to upgrade and maintain service

04 Oct 2013

Taking Stock: 007 will return...just not in an online accounting video

TS recommends that Twinfield stick to the day job. On this evidence, it can forget about a career in Hollywood

01 Oct 2013

Doncaster Council revamps finance system in efficiency drive

Doncaster Borough Council introduces Advanced Business Solutions IT system as it replaces existing fragmented finance technology

01 Oct 2013

XBRL taxonomies brought into line with new UK GAAP

Taxonomies used by XBRL will be updated to reflect the new financial reporting standards - FRS 100, 101 and 102

27 Sep 2013

Iris launches OpenPayroll for SMEs

OpenPayroll allows payroll submissions to be made online and remotely

26 Sep 2013

Soft skills increasingly important to client relationships

Soft skills communication, collaboration and consultation are now more important than maths for accountants, says Nancy McKinstry

26 Sep 2013

Accountants being urged to adopt sector specialisms

Firms believe specialising in vertical markets is important to their SME clients, but feel unable to support the strategy

26 Sep 2013

Intuit launches QuickBooks Online for SMEs and accountants

Intuit begins global roll-out of QuickBooks Online for accountants and SMEs

25 Sep 2013

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2shotguests

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: 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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Track the fortunes of UK-listed companies with our Share Price Centre

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Briefings

budget-management

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.