Technology

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Web Seminar: Cut Fat, Not Muscle – How to cut costs without damaging your business

Join Financial Director and Accountancy Age on the 13th December for this exclusive live webinar, which will delve deeper into the ways of cutting costs without damaging your business

25 Nov 2012

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Deloitte backs its audit of Autonomy

Deloitte defends Autonomy audit following details of accounting misrepresentations and improprieties at the technology company that have come to light

21 Nov 2012

HP's Meg Whitman

KPMG conducted due diligence of Deloitte audit at Autonomy

HP CEO tells analysts the IT business called in KPMG to conduct due diligence work on Deloitte’s audit of financial statements at Autonomy

20 Nov 2012

Social media doesn't equal liability free

Twitter and Facebook may help firms extend their network but firms could still be liable for employee conduct, warns Andrea Ward

09 Nov 2012

IT experts 'disappointed' at Sage's TAS retirement

Sage decides against updating TAS to be real-time PAYE-compliant; accounting IT experts raise concerns

08 Nov 2012

Twinfield recruits new MD

Online accountancy software provider hopes to expand further across Europe following promotion of Barbara Kroll to UK MD

06 Nov 2012

Accountants should collaborate the cloud way

Evolving the way you communicate with your clients is essential, writes Wendy Rowe

31 Oct 2012

HMRC site to move to gov.uk despite several errors

HM Revenue & Customs' website will move to a gov.uk domain by March, despite teething problems

30 Oct 2012

Baker Tilly hires KPMG expert to boost IT advisory practice

Chris Knowles joins Baker Tilly to work with SME clients on cloud computing and SaaS options

17 Oct 2012

Ex-Nokia global CIO joins E&Y as partner

Former Tesco chief technology officer and CIO of Nokia John Clarke joins the operational transactions practice at E&Y

11 Oct 2012

PwC succeeds Deloitte as auditors of Phoenix IT

Weeks after PwC was recruited to investigate accounting irregularities, Phoenix IT hires it as auditor

04 Oct 2012

Accountancy services provider makes foray into legal market

Internet-based ClearSky Accounting will now offer legal services to its clients after the market was opened up

02 Oct 2012

Colin: HMRC's got its head in the cloud

Colin gives a wry warning as HMRC takes a big step

28 Sep 2012

HMRC signs agreement to store information online

Taxman is first government department to sign agreement to store all data in the cloud

27 Sep 2012

IT helps HMRC recover £26m in IHT

Latest software allows HMRC to crack down on inheritance tax avoiders and sparks further debate on evasion

14 Sep 2012

British Accountancy Awards 2012: The Shortlist

Accountancy Age is proud to reveal the shortlist for the British Accountancy Awards 2012

14 Sep 2012

Intuit launches QuickBooks for accountants

The popular QuickBooks product has been adapted for accountants and is launched this week

11 Sep 2012

IRIS rolls out free IT to all accountants – customers or not

IRIS has produced technology that is available to all accountancy practices, even if they are not customers

07 Sep 2012

PwC called in to investigate IT collapse at RBS

PwC to conduct second independent review into the meltdown of RBS' IT systems this summer

05 Sep 2012

Sage offers first accountancy app on Microsoft Office Store

IT giant offers first accountancy app on the newly created Microsoft Office Store

05 Sep 2012

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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

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

Colin: Things that go bump in the night

Colin takes an alternative look at why IPs might be kept awake by zombie nightmares

Colin: Icebreaker celebs could soon be...

Colin speculates on the effect HMRC's latest set of powers could have

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

Share Price Centre

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

PI Insurance

Professional Indemnity insurance tailored to the needs of small- to medium-sized practices

Find Me An Accountant

Locate an accounting practice that meets your particular business needs

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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.