Training & CPD

CPD: what the Institutes offer

Compulsory CPD can no longer be ignored. Here are the different approaches taken by professional bodies

20 Oct 2005

Taxpayers to foot bill for EU students' grants

Conservatives claim that taxpayers face a £50m bill for subsidised grants and loans to EU students

10 Aug 2005

MBA scholarships at Cranfield University

CIMA members offered MBA scholarship opportunity at Cranfield University

19 Jul 2005

EU votes for freedom of movement

19 May 2005

Profile: Shabbir Osman, Eclipse Computing

For wannabe accountant Shabbir Osman, exams proved to be a stumbling block and he had to settle for a part-qualification. But, his ambition soon saw him come out of the shadows of accountancy to become a leading light at Eclipse Computing.

18 Jul 2002

Financial woes hinder gap year plans

Financial worries are putting today's students off taking a gap year between graduation and starting work, a new survey has revealed.

26 Apr 2002

ACCA student intake reaches record high

ACCA today announced its annual student intake reached an all time high last year, with a global intake of 55,942 - an increase of 21% on 2000.

25 Feb 2002

ICAEW exam results a txt msg away

The ICAEW has today become one of the first educational bodies to offer exam results posted to student's mobile phones using the short-message-service.

15 Jan 2002

IT contractors flee UK in IR35 protest

Evidence that IT contractors are fleeing the country as a direct result of IR35 has begun to emerge, with many choosing the US and Holland to sidestep the heavy tax burden imposed by the new regulation.

15 Jun 2000

Andersens goes to school

07 Sep 1999

Examiner's mistake in final CIMA tax paper hits six students

17 Aug 1999

Battle for graduates

04 Aug 1999

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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

Mehjoo: No such thing as a general retainer?

The long-running legal dispute between midlands firm Harben Barker and client Hossein Mehjoo emphasises the importance of clear terms, write Andrew Howell and Alexa Segal

The Practitioner: If you don’t ask you don’t know

Can the practitioner face their fears and asked the fee question?

Miller's Tale: Women perfectly placed for accountancy's evolution

Women are making their way into the world of finance with more pace than ever before - but how far up the ladder they can climb? And how are they perceived? Accountant, and Accountancy Age columnist, Cara Miller debates this hot topic

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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

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

The Practitioner: Calls waiting

With The Practitioner's firm on the receiving end of less-than-desirable telephony service, thoughts move to maintaining the best client dealings through new staffers

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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.