ACCA

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

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Jann Brown to chair UK's representative accountancy body

Former Cairn Energy CFO to chair the CCAB

04 Jul 2014

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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

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

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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

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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

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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.