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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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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

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

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

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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.