Features

Private equity investors increasingly attracted to healthcare providers

Partnership agreements need a health check

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

29 Jul 2011

On your own

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

Audit Commission and Eric Pickles

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

In the dock: Expert witness accountants face new risk

The recent case of Jones v Kasey removes expert witnesses' immunity from negligence claims

03 Jun 2011

Colin: FIFA Ho Hum

31 May 2011

Little and large - an alternative business technology strategy

Should you roll out a mega-business system, or can you operate with a less complex product in your subsidiaries? asks Craig Stephens

26 May 2011

Partnerships: will they survive?

The traditional accountancy partnership has been undermined by the recession and become less attractive to new recruits. Professor Laura Empson writes that they are resilient structures with the potential to adapt and survive

18 May 2011

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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: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

The Practitioner: Bringing clients together backfires

The Practitioner looks to drive business through client collaboration. It doesn't work.

The Practitioner: Don't phone home

The Practitioner mulls a second phone - one that clients are not given the number to...

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

Taking Stock: Menzies 'launches new trajectory'

In space no one can hear you audit

Taking Stock: IFRS pocket guide unlikely to end on Carney's book shelf

Bank of England governor at a loss over what to do with IFRS pocket guide

Colin: PwC's partners will fight over WH Smith audit

Colin raised a wry smile when he heard about PwC's latest audit win

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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.