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China

China in their hands

Mark Godfrey reports from Beijing on how the Chinese accountancy profession is dealing with the demands of the country’s rise, and highlights the accountants who are leading the charge

10 Feb 2011

Ladislav Hornan

Profile: Ladislav Hornan, managing partner, UHY Hacker Young

Boxing clever: Ladislav Hornan has delved into everything from boxing to premiership football in his career at UHY Hacker Young

09 Feb 2011

Throwing a dice

Funding - the lending dilemma

Peter Ewen outlines the need for a new lending mindset and the opportunities for UK accountants post-recession

08 Feb 2011

Profile: Harinderjit Singh, senior partner, Price Waterhouse India

Restoring confidence: the Satyam scandal caused shock-waves across the globe and raised questions about auditing standards in India, but massive change is underway to redress those concerns

27 Jan 2011

Networked: Simon Melliss

Who knows who in finance: Simon Melliss, Hammerson

27 Jan 2011

Dealing with disaster

Pakistan’s accountants are dealing with the damage caused by last summer’s floods

26 Jan 2011

Don’t ignore HMRC’s new disclosure rules

Brian Redford explains how your clients can avoid penalties under HMRC’s new regulations

17 Jan 2011

Financial Power List 2010 to 2014: accounting intelligence

Who wields the most influence over the future direction of accounting? View the latest Power list to find out

13 Jan 2011

Financial Power List 2011: accounting intelligence

Tax and audit reform, public sector spending cuts, new accounting rules for SMEs and international standards convergence... In a year of big changes in the profession, who will wield the most influence over the future direction of accounting?

13 Jan 2011

Networked: Nick Rose

Who knows who in finance: Nick Rose, non-executive director, BT

13 Jan 2011

Handling tax fraud investigations

Jonathan Levy and Adam Craggs explain what to do if you are caught up in an HMRC criminal investigation

12 Jan 2011

Happy Hallidays - running an award winner

With an Accountancy Age Award in the bag, there is plenty for the managing partner of Stockport's Hallidays to be cheery about

24 Dec 2010

Expenses Rogues 2010

Expenses abuse at Westminster was the news story in 2009. This year employees, public sector workers, directors and members of the Lords have hit the headlines, accused of unethical expense-claiming behaviour. GlobalExpense’s David Vine has selected some of the most noteworthy examples for its 2010 Rogues Gallery

21 Dec 2010

What’s a brand in trouble worth?

If a business goes bust, it can be tricky to work out exactly what it is worth to a potential buyer. Stuart Whitwell examines how to place a value on a brand in distress

15 Dec 2010

On good terms with the bank

Hugo van Wijk explores the best ways for accountants to manage and improve their relationships with banks

14 Dec 2010

Working overseas: the best places for your skills

Foreign offices: Chartered accountants are in demand worldwide. We looks at the top destinations

10 Dec 2010

Networked: Simon Mawson

Who knows who in finance: Simon Mawson, FD, Jardine Lloyd Thompson

09 Dec 2010

Is time nearly up for large pension contributions?

Companies are using innovative pension schemes to make significant contributions on behalf of directors and other higher paid employees, but time is running out, says David Downie

09 Dec 2010

Networked: David Tilston

Who knows who in finance: David Tilston, FD, Mouchel

09 Dec 2010

Networked: Neil Bright

Who knows who in finance: Neil Bright, finance director, Holidaybreak

09 Dec 2010

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Colin: Post-awards emotion

For some, the British Accountancy Awards can be emotionally demanding

Colin: Pre-award jitters

Colin's excited about tonight's British Accountancy Awards

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

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