ACCA

Judge HMRC

HMRC's draconian DRD plans diluted after wave of opposition

Treasury's DRD plans now come with safeguards to prevent state abuse - such as taxpayers having the right of appeal at court before funds removed

21 Nov 2014

ACCA appoints Harbinson global president

Northern Ireland director of safer communities Anthony Harbinson becomes ACCA global president

03 Oct 2014

Royal Courts of Justice

Judicial review opens ACCA disciplinaries to judges' findings

A judicial review outlines where judges comments in previous court cases may be admissible in the institute's disciplinary hearings

08 Sep 2014

Jann Brown to chair UK's representative accountancy body

Former Cairn Energy CFO to chair the CCAB

04 Jul 2014

Key facts paint picture of profession in good health

Latest annual key facts and trends in the profession report reflects a positive message about the health of the profession

23 Jun 2014

Baker Tilly faces FRC investigation over Tanfield Group audit

FRC confirms formal investigation after probing the audit firm in 2010

11 Jun 2014

ACCA calls for IFRS 3 to be reconsidered

Accounting standard for the acquisition of businesses combinations needs reconsidering, says global accountancy body

06 Jun 2014

Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services

23 Apr 2014

ACCA research disputes corporate tax base erosion

Research commissioned by ACCA finds "little evidence" for corporate tax base erosion in advanced economies

01 Apr 2014

HMRC new account raiding powers are “draconian”

HMRC new account seizing powers could be bad news because the taxman is prone to mistakes says ACCA

24 Mar 2014

ACCA offers student exemption via online free online learning

ACCA teams up with FutureLearn to offer free online learning via university courses

14 Mar 2014

LLP tax guidance could be too little, too late for firms

HMRC's taxation of LLPs guidance may help firms' decisions, but 6 April deadline looms

26 Feb 2014

Call for HMRC to relax self-assessment deadline

ACCA calls on HMRC to relax deadline to accommodate first-time self-assessment taxpayers

30 Jan 2014

More than half of accountants think Bribery Act has failed

Bribery Act has failed to increase confidence in SMEs says 51% of ACCA accountants

21 Nov 2013

ACCA sees member numbers leap by 8,000

ACCA sees member numbers surge, while student numbers hold firm

19 Jun 2013

Institute tie-up on far side of world has UK ramifications

UK institutes should take heed if New Zealand and Australia are able to create a new joint trans-Tasman accountancy body

17 Jun 2013

EX-Tate & Lyle FD joins Diploma board

Chartered accountant John Nicholas joins board of Diploma with effect from 1 June

30 May 2013

Naming tax avoidance scheme promoters risky, warn tax heads

Naming and shaming tax avoidance promoters may simply advertise their services, institute tax heads warn lords

15 May 2013

What's really in a name?

Firms, and institutes, face a multi-branding muddle, warns Melissa Davis

13 May 2013

Integrated framework provides capital gains for reporting

In essence, the IIRC framework aims to create more concise reporting that better communicates to investors how the business creates value over time

24 Apr 2013

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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: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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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.