Technology Matters

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Taking Stock: Greentree gets charitable in biz software giveaway

TS loves to see good deeds...

18 Dec 2012

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HMRC pilots the PAYE pilot

HMRC announced it would pilot the upcoming system real-time PAYE information in-house, but is that really a pilot if outside systems are not involved?

12 Apr 2012

A bonfire

iXBRL: All smoke and no fire?

Maybe the transition to filing in new tax technology format iXBRL isn’t that big a deal

21 Oct 2011

Don't interrupt me

Is technology giving people free rein to be rude?

05 Aug 2011

Xmas will prove iXBRL filing success

Battle lines drawn in iXBRL dispute over success rates

08 Jun 2011

The elephant in the Grove

Social media sounds good in theory but if there is no plan its just another gimmick

31 May 2011

The ugly truth of PAYE technology

HMRC has revised its timetable on bringing in new IT on real-time PAYE information. But the options available seem unattractive

17 May 2011

Technophobia

Remote working can help women push through the glass ceiling

11 Apr 2011

You can't hurry PAYE

18 Mar 2011

Why be a stickler for iXBRL deadline?

10 Feb 2011

iXBRL delay - what's the harm?

03 Feb 2011

Look at me

Deloitte predicts video conferencing will fail to take off in 2011

19 Jan 2011

1st time lucky

03 Dec 2010

How much?

11 Oct 2010

Is IT a young person's game?

17 Sep 2010

Faith in HMRC?

26 Jul 2010

The secret of success?

20 May 2010

In-line with deadlines

30 Apr 2010

Face value

15 Mar 2010

Out with the new in with the old

08 Feb 2010

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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

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

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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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.