Accounts

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CIMA and ICAEW accounts: all in the presentation

Fully transparent, or just one for the accountants? asks Kevin Reed

18 May 2012

Arbuthnot chairman bemoans 'parallel universe' of accounting

Henry Angest upset at the impact of accounting rules on the private bank's results

16 Mar 2012

Gable extends rotation of its audit partner

The request was made as a result of the company expanding into new areas of business

09 Mar 2012

Don't drown in paperwork

Accountants need to update their practices if they want to prosper in the recession says Neil Davidson

01 Mar 2012

Calculating the true price of carbon reporting

Exxon Mobil’s £2.7m fine for misreporting carbon is just the tip of the iceberg if companies don’t take carbon reporting seriously warns Peter Grant

01 Mar 2012

RSM Tenon chief draws line under accounting errors

RSM Tenon CEO tells Accountancy Age errors in its own financial statements should not reflect on its service capability

29 Feb 2012

Ex-Healthcare Locums CFO to face court proceedings

Consortium of funds launch US legal proceedings against Diane Jarvis alleging she and other directors misrepresented the company’s profitability in 2010

29 Feb 2012

Keeping Up Appearances - how to spot accounting manipulation

Jeanine Arnold discusses the many forms of accounting manipulation

28 Feb 2012

Simplify accounting for micro-businesses, says tax body

Office of Tax Simplification wants simpler accounting regime for the smallest businesses to help them manage tax affairs

28 Feb 2012

Treasury unaware of tax write off

Treasury "surprised" to learn that £10.9bn of unpaid tax had been written off by HM Revenue and Customs in one year, according committee of MPs

07 Feb 2012

Wragges reveals one-off £10.5m cost of delayed office move

Wragge & Co hit by "unfortunate accounting treatment", says managing partner Ian Metcalfe.

24 Jan 2012

Annual reports must reflect economic uncertainty

Directors must consider the risks faced by global economic uncertainty, says the FRC

18 Jan 2012

Colin: Cooking the books

Colin's take on creative accounting

13 Jan 2012

Hays reports drop-off in UK fees

Net fees from the UK fell by 7% in the second quarter to the end of December

10 Jan 2012

Lawyers mull Goodwin case over RBS accounting

Government considers whether former RBS chairman Fred Goodwin has a case to answer over RBS' accounting

15 Dec 2011

Recognise the impact of revenue changes

A second round of proposals on revenue issued by the IASB and the US FASB show that interested parties now have one more chance to influence a new standard, writes Brian O'Donovan

12 Dec 2011

FSA: Fair value accounting contributed to RBS failure

Fair value accounting and weak regulation contributed to RBS's failure during the financial crisis, the FSA has concluded

12 Dec 2011

Human rights watchdog wins first clean audit opinion

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has been given its first ever unqualified audit opinion

24 Nov 2011

Whistle-blowing Olympus chief returns to Tokyo

Michael Woodford, the sacked chief executive at the centre of the Olympus scandal, has returned to Tokyo to assist investigators

24 Nov 2011

Olympus to file accounts or risk delisting

Camera maker commits to publishing Q2 accounts by 14 December

18 Nov 2011

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A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

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Colin: Icebreaker celebs could soon be...

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A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

HMRC must apply common sense to pay-up first plans

For those who espouse the morals of paying tax, HMRC's latest strategy doesn't quite sit right

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