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Taking Stock: Did Hodge duck ICAEW Dinner?

Duck wasn't on the menu, but Margaret Hodge had taken flight from the ICAEW Dinner, muses TS

06 Mar 2013

Mike Rake

Bankers must raise standards to that of accountants, says Rake

Sir Mike Rake, Barclays deputy chairman, calls on the banking profession to look at "basic ethics"

06 Mar 2013

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FD excluded from ICAEW for fraudulently issuing cheques

FD excluded and forced to pay £2,524 in costs for signing off cheques to his own companies without board authorisation

01 Mar 2013

Leader: Institute members unlikely to welcome another 'alliance'

ICAS and the ICAEW's new global alliance likely to have members question its value, says Kevin Reed

28 Feb 2013

ICAEW and ICAS join global chartered accountancy group

Chartered Accountants Worldwide formed to promoted the importance of chartered accountants

27 Feb 2013

Institutes amend RTI guidance

A joint body of accounting institutes draws up amended guidance to aid practitioners in their shift to real-time PAYE

27 Feb 2013

PAC not giving taxman enough credit - ICAEW

The ICAEW moves to defend HMRC's role in tackling tax avoidance after the Public Accounts Committee's criticism in its latest report

26 Feb 2013

Best Practice: AC Mole & Sons

AC Mole managing partner Steve Golby and tax partner Paul Aplin discuss the firm's colourful past, the issues it currently faces - and the future

25 Feb 2013

Ex-Cattles subsidiary FD excluded from ICAEW

Welcome Financial Services former finance director Peter Miller is stripped of licence for six years

19 Feb 2013

PwC's Andrew Ratcliffe lined up for ICAEW presidency

Ratcliffe to be appointed the next ICAEW vice president in June, and will become president in 2015

13 Feb 2013

Legal professional privilege “essential”, say readers

Accountancy Age readers make clear they see legal professional privilege as essential to their ability to practice, after a poll

01 Feb 2013

IASB: Auditors fail to see reports as models of communication

International Accounting Standards Board survey finds much work is needed in regards to financial disclosure in annual reports

28 Jan 2013

The privilege of privilege: What the Supreme Court ruling means

Practitioners will continue to face issues around providing legal advice to clients

25 Jan 2013

Separate rules for banks a "mistake", Lawson told

Big Four tell Lord Lawson imposing a different accounting regime for banks would be a mistake

24 Jan 2013

Uncertainty concerns persist as advisors lose privilege ruling

Lord justices follow previous rulings on legal privilege: that it could cause uncertainty, and parliament will have to decide how to extend it

24 Jan 2013

Supreme Court rules against extending privilege to accountants

Judges rule five against two to maintain privilege for lawyers only

23 Jan 2013

Local Audit Bill has “gaping holes”, says Hodge

Arrangements set out in Local Audit Bill "will result in a more complex and fragmented audit regime", says Margaret Hodge

18 Jan 2013

Former financial services FD excluded from ICAEW over divorce case

Simon Kingdon excluded from the ICAEW after failing to reveal 200,000 shares to his wife during divorce proceedings

07 Jan 2013

ICAEW applies to become probate and MDP regulator

Institute wants to be able to license and regulate alternative business structures, and advisors wanting to offer probate services

18 Dec 2012

Former ICAEW chief seals SME finance deal

Investment group headed by Eric Anstee seals government funding that will flow through to SMEs

13 Dec 2012

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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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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.