Features

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Internal auditors to the rescue

FDs get in touch with their internal auditor side

08 Sep 2011

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Reborn in the USA

What career benefits can accountants reap from secondments with overseas firms? Amanda Kay speaks first-hand about accounting on the other side of the Atlantic – and how it made her a more rounded individual

05 Sep 2011

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If the cap fits: Pitching a liability cap

An overview of the latest thoughts on where to set a liability cap

01 Sep 2011

Simon says reform the partnership model

Simon Dolan, founder of SJD Accountancy, tells Accountancy Age why accountants do not make good entrepreneurs

31 Aug 2011

Firms must restore recruitment equilibrium

Firms must act now if they are to avoid a skills crisis down the road, says Darren James

30 Aug 2011

Sausage, mash and networking

It's often said that it's not what you know, but who you know. But how do you make new contacts and develop relationships with existing contacts and what exactly do networking and sausages have in common? Hannah McNamara explains

30 Aug 2011

Video special: Libyan accountant on life in the war zone

Accountancy Age talks to a PwC accountant in Tripoli about the huge impact of the Libyan civil war on the business community

26 Aug 2011

iXBRL: Ready for Round Two?

HMRC's iXBRL filing deadline may have been something of a damp squib for many firms, but the next few months will be the real test

26 Aug 2011

Charities merger a strong restructuring option

Charities' unique structures leave them with different options from business in tough times, says Alison Maclennan

25 Aug 2011

Test drive HMRC's speedy new model

Taxman's new fast-track process looks to avoid the slow car-crash of the enquiry process, writes Neil Tipping

23 Aug 2011

Face up to arms-length tax rules

New judgment makes it more important than ever to consider contractor and employee tax rules, warn lawyers

19 Aug 2011

HMRC acronyms unscrambled

Do you know your ADR from your MCR? Heather Self sheds some light on HMRC's acronyms and what they mean for companies facing tax disputes

17 Aug 2011

Colin - Bill's in the post

Colin takes a view of the financial aftermath of the Riots...

11 Aug 2011

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

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 - an Italian job

05 Aug 2011

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

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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: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Intermediary rules: What your clients need to know

Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

Taking Stock: Massaging the figures

TS was pleased to note some interesting methods to alleviate Christmas stress

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

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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.