Features

The big grip of the Big Four on management consultancy in financial services

Can the Big Four's consulting grip be broken?

The Big Four have swanned in and retaken control of the financial services consulting market. Where does that leave the other players? asks Edward Haigh

10 Aug 2011

Payable overdue expired

Stamp out late payments

Around £24bn is owed to SMEs, but there are ways to keep your late payments under control, says Luisa Grey

08 Aug 2011

Colin and the Italian flag

Colin - HMRC's £1.2m payout

Who picked up HMRC's £1.2m payout for a 'mistake'?

02 Aug 2011

Partnership agreements need a health check

Partnership agreements require regular checkups to mititgate against fatal flaws, says Miguel Pereira

29 Jul 2011

Advisors take backseat in quest for SME finance

Age and risk profile of a business key factors in the decision-making progress - advisors play a limited role in securing funds

29 Jul 2011

Colin: Audit Commission in a Pickles

29 Jul 2011

One year left for Ashtead FD

Ashtead FD Ian Robson steps down next year, to be replaced by CFO of subsidiary Sunbelt Rentals

28 Jul 2011

Add agility to your business intelligence

Move your information more quickly to those that need it

22 Jul 2011

Why tax isn't a shore thing

Transfer pricing. A summary of the issues and implications of inter-company deals...and why it's not always about tax

15 Jul 2011

UK fails to untangle foreign company tax

Current proposals for CFC reform are a missed opportunity to say the UK is open for business, warns Heather Self

11 Jul 2011

Tax residency for the iPhone generation

Mobile technologies could impact where businesses are classed as resident for tax purposes, suggest Kevin Hindley and Daniel Barton

08 Jul 2011

Profile: Tim Potter, managing partner, Hurst

International networks can be a boost for smaller firms competing hard for business in a mature market, writes Rachael Singh

04 Jul 2011

A fine balance - the future of insolvency litigation

Insolvency practitioners face added complexity to the way litigation is funded but the outcome looks positive, says James Delaney

01 Jul 2011

Accountancy Age Best Practice Conference 2011

The first Accountancy Age Best Practice conference

28 Jun 2011

Cooking the books

Fed up being given information far too late for you to meet a deadline? Changing your language could help avoid this familiar situation, says Hannah McNamara

28 Jun 2011

Merging interests: bringing accountants and lawyers together?

The impending Legal Services Act could see accountancy firms join with lawyers. But is the concept of accountants and lawyers under one roof just a step too far?

24 Jun 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

Like clockwork: automating internal controls

Marc Jackson argues that more automation makes for better internal audit

17 Jun 2011

New tax tactics, or 'same old' for HMRC?

Despite a welter of new projects, PKF's John Cassidy tells advisors that HMRC hasn't really changed

10 Jun 2011

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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

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

The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

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

House of Cards

Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

Taking Stock: Honest branding for HMRC?

Everyone seems to be having fun with branding, and TS is on board with

Taking Stock: TS match special

Two of the Top 50+50's big hitters went head-to-head in the County Cricket Championship

Share Price Centre

Track the fortunes of UK-listed companies with our Share Price Centre

PI Insurance

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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.