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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

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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

Public sector accountants battle against competing interests

Finance professionals face challenges in trying to improve transparency and accountability in the public sector, claim attendees at an ACCA conference

20 Dec 2010

Audits must look forward, says ACCA

ACCA outlines audit reform, following a series of roundtables across the globe over the past year

26 Nov 2010

Inexperience explains watchdog's lack of practice empathy

Society of Professional Accountants chairman Peter Mitchell says the Professional Oversight Board's lack of experience was the reason the watchdog called for more small practice regulation

09 Nov 2010

Narrative reporting regulation threatens its usefulness, study finds

ACCA/Deloitte report finds complexity of narrative reporting requirements causing problems in providing relative information to shareholders

27 Sep 2010

Mark Gold crowned ACCA president

Mark Gold of Accountancy Age Award-winning firm Silver Levene, officially elected president of ACCA at the institute's AGM on 16 September

24 Sep 2010

Institutes: flame war

The battle of the institutes rages on over the relative value of ACCA and ICAEW qualifications

05 Aug 2010

Awareness drive needed to promote qualified accountants

UK200 Group wants institutes to do more to promote their members as true professionals

30 Jul 2010

Politics hinders improvement to public sector financial management

Developing countries held back in improving public sector financial management by lack of political support, says ACCA

08 Jul 2010

ACCA membership overtakes ICAEW

ACCA global membership overtook ICAEW in 2009

06 Jul 2010

Widen the scope of audit, says ACCA

Roundtable events by ACCA find stakeholders want more from company auditors

30 Jun 2010

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The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Intermediary rules: What your clients need to know

Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

Taking Stock: Massaging the figures

TS was pleased to note some interesting methods to alleviate Christmas stress

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

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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.