ACCA

James Doty

Institutes attack US mandatory rotation plan

UK institutes have railed against a mandatory audit firm rotation mooted by US watchdog the PCAOB

18 Aug 2011

Vince Cable

Vince Cable opens London business school

The business secretary opens private business school offering flexible, low cost accountancy and business courses.

23 Jun 2011

John Davies

Proportionate liability 'essential' for audit reform

Proportionate liability is a crucial link in the chain to audit reform, ACCA has claimed

17 Jun 2011

ACCA chief executive awarded OBE

Helen Brand, chief executive of ACCA, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Official Birthday Honours list

13 Jun 2011

HMRC should formulate tax policy, claims ACCA

Power should move from HM Treasury to HMRC, said ACCA head

24 May 2011

ACCA's deal with ACT goes global

MoU between ACCA and the ACT extends beyond the UK

11 May 2011

Government struggles to simplify tax system, says ACCA

The coalition government's first year in government has been marked by "one step forward and two steps back" approach to simplifying the tax system, says ACCA

10 May 2011

ACCA is "leading accountancy body" - survey

Survey commissioned by ACCA rates it the leading global accountancy body

05 May 2011

Nine in ten favour fusing UK and global accounting standards

More than 90% of accountants called for UK financial reporting standards to be merged with their international counterparts

14 Apr 2011

ACCA's Brand recognition

08 Apr 2011

Too many accounting bodies, bemoan Lords

Audit and accounting professional bodies have been criticised in the Lords inquiry for over-complicating regulation

31 Mar 2011

Social mobility'll only get you so far in firms

29 Mar 2011

Customer complaint loophole criticised

A loophole that protects advisers authorised through accountants has been criticised by an IFA

22 Mar 2011

Institutes rejected CIMA's plea to renegotiate costs

CIMA wanted arbitrators to help set fee structure for professional bodies' forum the CCAB, but the request was turned down by the other institutes

04 Mar 2011

CIMA uninterested in catching a CCAB

02 Mar 2011

iXBRL delay - what's the harm?

03 Feb 2011

To defer or not to defer

How much of a chance do campaigners have of deferring incoming tax filing requirements?

03 Feb 2011

Accounting institutes call on Treasury to delay iXBRL

A letter signed by the five largest institutes in the country has been sent to the Treasury requesting a delay to iXBRL

01 Feb 2011

ACCA recruits head of Middle East

Stuart Dunlop has been named ACCA's head of Middle East, succeeding Stephen Shields

26 Jan 2011

Dealing with accountants with debt problems

Accountant, heal thyself: You would think the last person that needs financial advice would be an accountant – Think again

13 Jan 2011

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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.