ACCA

Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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

HM Revenue and Customs

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

Helen Brand

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

More women entering profession but leadership roles still uncommon

ACCA research shows board positions still dominated by men, with PwC report highlighting the UK has slipped down the Women in Work Index

11 Mar 2013

Institutes amend RTI guidance

A joint body of accounting institutes draws up amended guidance to aid practitioners in their shift to real-time PAYE

27 Feb 2013

ACCA launches certificate for small business reporting standard

New certificate launched to support finance professionals in understanding the new IFRS for SMEs

01 Feb 2013

Separate rules for banks a "mistake", Lawson told

Big Four tell Lord Lawson imposing a different accounting regime for banks would be a mistake

24 Jan 2013

IFRS adoption will eventually happen, US investors tell ACCA

It will take four and a half years for most US companies to be ready for IFRS, investors tell ACCA

14 Nov 2012

HMRC site to move to gov.uk despite several errors

HM Revenue & Customs' website will move to a gov.uk domain by March, despite teething problems

30 Oct 2012

Leader: ACCA practices must recognise their place

ACCA's UK accounting practices are becoming a smaller subset of its membership

24 Sep 2012

Australian academic named ACCA president

Accounting professor Barry Cooper becomes ACCA president

24 Sep 2012

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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.