Training & CPD

IFAC guidance on practical experience schemes

IFAC has developed guidance on establishing effective practical experience programmes

03 Jan 2008

Financial Director Web Seminar: The Concept of Corporate Risk

Exclusive, live debate on the concept, perception and evaluation of corporate risk.

30 Nov 2007

Insider Business Club: Managing Risks in Global Markets

What is the role of the finance director in managing exposure to risk while continuing to deliver performance?

26 Nov 2007

London businesses look overseas to fill skills gap

The London Business Survey reveals London businesses are increasingly looking overseas to fill the skills gap

16 Nov 2007

Insider Business Club: Pre-Budget Report Fallout

Our experts look at the fallout from the Pre-Budget Report for corporates.

15 Nov 2007

Insider Business Club:Improving Decision Making

What role can finance directors play in improving decision-making?

15 Nov 2007

YP exclusive: how to run an award-winning practice at 24

November issue of Young Professional features a video interview with the 24 year-old accountants that run their own practice

14 Nov 2007

Profession urged to work for free

Pro Bono Week looks to encourage more accountants to provide pro bono services to the community

12 Nov 2007

Accountants can ask their price, poll confirms

The latest accountant salary poll reveals part qualified accountants receive much higher salaries than they expect

07 Nov 2007

Real-Time Reporting

How can businesses move to real-time internal reporting?

26 Oct 2007

Leaders In Finance

What new leadership skills are needed to cope with the challenges associated with globalization and innovation?

26 Oct 2007

Deloitte questions plans to scrap UK degree system

Deloitte questions the proposal to phase out degree classifications, but sees merit in a higher education achievement repor

24 Oct 2007

YP's guide to online social networking

Latest edition of Young Professional features a guide to online social networks

18 Oct 2007

UK most popular destination for Aussie accountants

Almost half of Australia's young accountants plan to travel overseas, with UK most likely destination

15 Oct 2007

Insider Business Club: IT Asset Management

What do you have, where is it and how much is it worth?

09 Oct 2007

Insider Business Club: Credit Crunch

Coping with the credit crunch.

08 Oct 2007

Training and development: M&A

A successful merger is as much about talent as it is about business synergies

13 Sep 2007

Training and development: MBAs

An MBA could be your fast track to the top, but with so much choice how can you choose the course that's right for you? Our reporter offers some advice

13 Sep 2007

Training and development: coaching

A straw poll of FTSE 100 FDs would find that most either have or are thinking about hiring a coach. Our reporter examines the benefits

13 Sep 2007

Insider Business Club: Corporate Governance

Getting the balance right.

12 Sep 2007

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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: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments


Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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

Divisional Financial Controller - Social Sciences

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