Don’t delay reporting changes warn firms

E&Y and Grant Thornton warn Accounting Standards Board delays to implementing financial reporting changes could cost businesses

02 May 2012

ICAEW flag

ASB reporting proposals fail to address micro companies

There is still a lack of certainty over what will happen to the reporting requirements for small companies

31 Jan 2012

Roger Marshall

SME accounting should retain UK GAAP aspects

ASB looks to implement IFRS for SMEs - albeit with some UK standards thrown in

30 Jan 2012

ASB proposes reform of income tax reporting

The financial reporting of income tax is to be rerormed under FRC plans

22 Dec 2011

EU standard setters say ‘no thanks’ to IFRS for SMEs

European standard setters disinclined to take on IFRS for SMEs

07 Nov 2011

True and fair override 'alive and kicking'

True and fair override is still available in very rare circumstances, Accounting Standards Board insists

21 Jul 2011

Setters bring financial instruments standard in line

The Accounting Standards Board has amended FRS 29 in line with changes made to IFRS 7 in October last year

07 Jul 2011

Financial Power List: half term reports

We've dusted down the mortar boards to write the mid-term reports on the class of the Accountancy Age Power List. Who is top and who needs to improve their grades?

23 Jun 2011

E&Y: Speak now to keep reduced disclosure option

E&Y calls on stakeholders to contribute as standard setters re-think financial reporting requirements

20 Jun 2011

Charity accountant warns of burdensome new standards

Public benefit accounting expert concerned new standards will force charity shops to value unsold donations

10 Jun 2011

FRSME respondents give standard setters a headache

Housing associations and credit unions were outspoken in the FRSME consultation, but they are pulling in opposite directions

03 Jun 2011

Housing associations lead the anti-FRSME invective

Housing Assocation responses show they're worried about the proposed FRSME

01 Jun 2011

FRSME response 'double' last consultation

The FRSME consultation has sparked almost twice as many responses as the ASB's last project

26 May 2011

Standard setters await EU before launching FRSSE consultation

Look to EU for guidance on financial reporting for micro-entities

23 May 2011

Allow small listed firms to duck IFRS

QCA wants small listed firms to use 'IFRS-lite' - FRSME - rather than full IFRS

18 May 2011

Future of Financial Reporting Council up for debate

The FRC board is to look at communications efficacy among its operating bodies in an internal investigation focusing on the regulator's future

26 Apr 2011

Future of Financial Reporting Council up for debate

The FRC board is to look at to the efficacy of communication between its operating bodies, in an internal investigation focusing on the regulator's future

21 Apr 2011

SME accounting standards – more political than technical?

The decision on global standards for SMEs is more political than technical, as many SMEs will never dip their toe in international waters

20 Apr 2011

SME accounting standards – more political than technical?

The decision on global standards for SMEs is more political than technical, as many SMEs will never dip their toe in international waters

19 Apr 2011

Standard setters 'already addressing landlords' concerns'

Standard setters are already looking at the concerns of social landlords facing the switch to IFRS, according to ASB chairman Roger Marshall

18 Apr 2011

Page 1 of 3


How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would


David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Taking Stock: Mazuma's Blue (Peter) movie

Those crazy cats at Mazuma have filmed a brilliant Blue Peter-style video. They're wasted in number-crunching

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

No matching document

PI Insurance

Professional Indemnity insurance tailored to the needs of small- to medium-sized practices

Find Me An Accountant

Locate an accounting practice that meets your particular business needs


Financial Planner

The Ministry of Defence Surgeon General’s (SG) Finance Department, Lichfield, Staffordshire, Permanent, Full Time, £ £30,008




Get the latest financial news sent directly to your inbox

  • Best Practice
  • Business
  • Daily Newsletter
  • Essentials


Search for jobs
Click to search our database of all the latest accountancy roles

Create a profile
Click to set up your profile and let the best recruiters find you

Jobs by email
Sign up to receive regular updates with the latest roles suitable for you



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.


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.