Technology

HP's Meg Whitman

HP board sued over Autonomy acquisition

Shareholders claim HP board members were aware of red flags at Autonomy prior to HP’s acquisition

10 May 2013

Guy Berruyer

Sage posts rise in profits as CFO departs

Half yearly earnings and sales up at Sage as CFO departs for WANdisco

09 May 2013

Paul Harrison

Sage loses its CFO to WANdisco

Paul Harrison is to step down from Sage this year with a succession search beginning. The group also announces Close Brothers FD Jonathan Howell will join as non-executive director

08 May 2013

Sage announces Paul Tooth new head of accountants division

Jim Scott steps down and is succeeded by Paul Tooth at head of accountants division at Sage

30 Apr 2013

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9" review

The Kindle Fire HD has improved on its smaller sibling with a larger and higher-quality display, but the issues around performance and usability remain

19 Apr 2013

Younger SME owners want cloud accounting services

Next generation of SMEs want online accounting services, according to CCH survey

18 Apr 2013

HMRC processes 70,000 RTI submissions despite IT issues

HMRC processes 70,000 real-time PAYE submissions despite experiencing IT problems

09 Apr 2013

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

08 Apr 2013

Don't wait for a scandal to rein in internal controls

Although it is widely agreed that spreadsheets incur errors, accountants shouldn’t wait until a scandal hits and regulators step in before they take precautions writes Therese Tucker

05 Apr 2013

HMRC must slow down rush to revolutionise

Attempting several major changes at once will cause trouble for HMRC, writes Calum Fuller

15 Mar 2013

Advanced Computer Software acquires accounting IT for £110m

Advanced Computer Software acquires Computer Software Holdings in £110m deal, amalgamating their accounting and back-office software offerings

13 Mar 2013

Become a virtual FD or face retirement

Accountancy practices can exploit real-time information combined with business expertise to provide a virtual FD service to clients, explains Barbara Kroll

12 Mar 2013

Is the government mad to switch over HMRC's website?

Website switchover comes at a time of great upheaval for HM Revenue & Customs

08 Mar 2013

Best Practice: AC Mole & Sons

AC Mole managing partner Steve Golby and tax partner Paul Aplin discuss the firm's colourful past, the issues it currently faces - and the future

25 Feb 2013

IRIS acquires accountancy website designer

Accountancy software provider acquires Websmiths to build on its online offerings

13 Feb 2013

FRC to investigate Autonomy over financials

The FRC is investigating Autonomy over alleged misrepresentations made in its accounts prior to its acquisition by Hewlett Packard

11 Feb 2013

Don't leave protection to chance

Data security laws are set to become tougher and accountants can't afford to leave protection to chance

07 Feb 2013

Sole Survivor: Firms failing to adapt to clients

Charting the rise of the online accountant and what it could mean for the traditional high-street practitioner

31 Jan 2013

A CFO's predictions for a technological future

Technology predictions that could be set to evolve the finance function, from CFO Steve O'Neill

25 Jan 2013

IT companies underpaid tax by £800m, says Tory MP

Tory MP Charlie Elphicke accuses IT companies of underpaying their corporation tax

08 Jan 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.