Technology

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IRIS acquires accountancy website designer

Accountancy software provider acquires Websmiths to build on its online offerings

13 Feb 2013

Financial Reporting Council

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

Throwing a dice

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

Colin: Post Office pushes the envelope

Colin takes a sideways glance at the Post Office finally looking at its own software over accounting errors

07 Jan 2013

Don’t let software licensing fall between the M&A cracks

First choice were fined and ordered to pay £81,000 licensing costs post acquisition, BSA’s Michala Wardell warns not to let M&A activity catch you out

12 Dec 2012

The threat within: how employees are draining data from your business

Confusion and complacency could be the root cause in businesses’ relaxed approach to information security, explains Rod Day

11 Dec 2012

Navigating the IT license minefield could save you 20% a year

Firms should be aware of the licensing pitfalls that await around every corner, warns Sean Robinson

10 Dec 2012

Sage reveals 5% contraction in software revenues

Software revenues and organic growth contract but, Sage One starts to take off

06 Dec 2012

Accountants listening but not engaging in social media

CCH survey shows that 78% of accountants class themselves as social media listeners - just 22% are contributors

03 Dec 2012

Investor files lawsuit against Deloitte & KPMG for work on Autonomy

Allegations the two firms missed numerous red flags in their work with HP and Autonomy have been filed in a lawsuit in the US

29 Nov 2012

Investors sue HP over Autonomy acquisition

Following IT giant’s $5bn write-down of acquired company HP investors file lawsuit for loss of earnings

27 Nov 2012

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

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

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

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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: 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: Tax powers could be a right old dog fight

Colin imagines how Scotland's new tax powers could play out

Colin: Post-awards emotion

For some, the British Accountancy Awards can be emotionally demanding

Colin: Pre-award jitters

Colin's excited about tonight's British Accountancy Awards

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