Audit Commission

Olympic land-buying agency criticised for poor quality accounts

London Development Agency must improve its finanicial management, warns Audit Commission

13 Jan 2010

Audit Commission freezes fraud charges

Environment too harsh to increases charges for fraud detection, says audit chief

04 Dec 2009

Audit Commission chief to step down

Chief executive to make way before general election

27 Nov 2009

Public sector gains new finance e-learning tools

Audit Commission and ICAEW launch seperate e-learning tools: aimed at public sector managers and accountants respectively

27 Oct 2009

NHS finances in surplus - but room to improve

NHS in surplus, but financial planning still a problem, finds the Audit Commission

29 Sep 2009

Video: Recruitment strategy in the recession

What are the current trends in recruitment activity?

05 Aug 2009

Audit Commission to give IFRS rebate to public bodies

Public spending watchdog to provide financial support to help cover cost of move to international accounting rules

05 Feb 2009

Audit Commission admits to £10m Iceland deposits

Body which scrutinises local authorities admits it had itself put money into Icelandic banks

16 Oct 2008

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

The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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budget-management

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.