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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 and mash like business networking

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

Libya

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

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

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The Practitioner: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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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.