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

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

The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Taking Stock: Mazuma's Blue (Peter) movie

Those crazy cats at Mazuma have filmed a brilliant Blue Peter-style video. They're wasted in number-crunching

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

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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.