Training & CPD

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Video: Attracting graduates to the profession

What can be done to make accountancy more attractive?

29 Sep 2009

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Video: Improving leadership skills

Does your team see you as a leader?

23 Sep 2009

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Video: Changing sectors within accountancy

How well do your skills transfer across sectors?

16 Sep 2009

Profession is failing to attract graduates

Survey finds many accountants worried about where new blood is coming from

16 Sep 2009

View from the board: on the right path

When building your career, the choice is between ego and a desire for autonomy. What’s the right answer?

06 Aug 2009

Moving forward: Shine like a star

What is it about some people that makes them stand out in the crowd?

09 Jul 2009

View from the board: opportunity knocks

I have written about the problems with a perfect career before

04 Jun 2009

Moving forward: bomb-proof your career

Are there green shoots of recovery to be seen? Some say yes, others are more cautious

14 May 2009

Nine in ten CFOs plan graduate recruitment freeze, survey

Nearly half of UK CFOs expect to cut permanent staff in the next year, according to a survey from recruitment company Robert Half

10 Mar 2009

Training and development special: the new kids stir it up

They’re young and want it all now, say senior colleagues. Nic Paton on the animosity created by ‘Generation Y’

05 Mar 2009

Training and development special: foreign affairs

Making a presentation to foreign clients can be tough. Jack Downton offers advice

05 Mar 2009

Training and development special: the art of negotiation

Should you cast the win/win ethos of negotiation out of the window because of the current crisis?

05 Mar 2009

Survey: accountants need better training

Training for accountants in business is often rationed, according to a global survey by ACCA

26 Feb 2009

PwC Ireland to cut salaries by 10%

Wages cut in a bid to avoid redundancies

25 Feb 2009

This week's blogs: keeping up standards

This week the profession’s army of bloggers look at global standards, exam result worries and the IASB

12 Feb 2009

Poor job prospects pile the pressure on accountants

Financial crisis deepens the jobs gloom for UK profession

02 Feb 2009

CIMA forms alliances with Australia & Canada

UK-based accountancy body announces mutual membership agreement with CMA Canada and CPA Australia

13 Jan 2009

ICAEW launches green business training course

Corporate responsibility lessons to be learned over the internet

12 Dec 2008

PKF to axe 5% of UK staff

Profession braced for more job cuts as the economic crisis bites

04 Dec 2008

Providence brings forth new FD

Philip O'Quigley apppointed as finance director at Aim-listed oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources

22 Sep 2008

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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?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

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.