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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

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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

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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

ACCA: Business bank could “take decades” to get right

ACCA sceptical on government plans for a business bank

12 Sep 2012

Accountants “must demonstrate value to public” – ACCA

Research published by ACCA finds a disparity between industry and public levels of trust in accountants

03 Sep 2012

ICAEW goes alone on tax avoidance disciplinaries

The ICAEW's stance on avoidance as a potential disciplinary issue sees it stand alone. Neither ACCA or ICAS are taking a similar approach

03 Aug 2012

Institutes told to improve audit monitoring visits

FRC report highlights flaws in audit monitoring by bodies such as ICAEW, ACCA and ICAS, but defends role they play in regulating the profession

18 Jul 2012

ACCA's Pakistan students call off protest

Protest aimed at removing block on foreign institute studying in Pakistan is called off

17 Jul 2012

Accountancy's taking steps on social mobility

ACCA's Andrew Leck believes the profession is working hard to increase social mobility, but accepts there's some way to go

30 May 2012

Accountancy should follow lawyers on social mobility

Accountancy is commended for efforts to improve social mobility, but the legal profession is cited as leading the way

30 May 2012

#AAYP: Generation Y's great expectations

The next generation of accountants expect much more from their employers, writes Rachel Fielding

23 Feb 2012

Women accountants 'more pessimistic' about crisis response

Women accountants are less impressed then male counterparts by response to the economic crisis, research suggests

28 Oct 2011

Institutes exercised over EU accounting

European Commission accounting reform proposals provoke institute debate

26 Oct 2011

FRC restructuring points to more power

More independence from the institutes signals FRC's bid to control its own destiny

18 Oct 2011

ACCA: IFRS gaining popularity

Investors and CFOs increasingly favour IFRS, according to a new report by ACCA

12 Oct 2011

Chartered accountants given special provisions under Swiss deal

Swiss agreement allows "accountants who are members of relevant professional bodies" to certify non-doms

07 Oct 2011

Institutes may join forces over HMRC's VAT refund stance

ACCA calls for co-ordinated approach from licensing bodies to discuss VAT reclaims on personal insolvency procedures with the taxman

29 Sep 2011

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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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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

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