Features

Nigel Bennett Hallidays

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 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

brands in trouble

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

Networked: Douglas Flint

Who knows who in finance: Douglas Flint, chairman, HSBC

09 Dec 2010

Networked: Colin Day

Who knows who in finance: Colin Day, non-exec, AMEC

09 Dec 2010

Networked: Paul Murray

Who knows who in finance: Paul Murray, non-executive, Qinetiq

09 Dec 2010

Networked: Steve Morgan

Who knows who in finance: Steve Morgan, finance director, Michelmersh

09 Dec 2010

Networked: Liz Doherty

Who knows who in finance: Liz Doherty, incoming CFO, Reckitt Benckiser

09 Dec 2010

What’s Wrong with Work?

Accountants often feel frustrated in the workplace and look for a way out. Blaire Palmer explains that moving jobs won’t necessarily improve your lot and improvements can be instigates in your current role

07 Dec 2010

Business advice: cruel to be kind?

Should you always do your best to support a new entrepreneur, or is it sometimes better to tell them not to bother?

02 Dec 2010

Insolvency uncovered

Throughout his illustrious insolvency career, Peter Phillips has been involved in many strange and sometimes hilarious incidents. Here he recounts two tales from his book ‘Life after debt’

01 Dec 2010

Careers: fast track to forensics

James Stanbury explores what life as a forensic accountant can offer to those with ambition

29 Nov 2010

Profile: Ian Theodoreson, CFO, Church of England

Let there be light: Ian Theodoreson is pushing the Church of England to be more transparent, requiring subtle but powerful persuasion tactics

18 Nov 2010

What’s in a brand?

After the move by PricewaterhouseCoopers to rename itself pwc, Kevin Wheeler looks at what makes a successful rebrand for an accountancy firm

16 Nov 2010

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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

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

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

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

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

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

Colin: Icebreaker celebs could soon be...

Colin speculates on the effect HMRC's latest set of powers could have

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

HMRC must apply common sense to pay-up first plans

For those who espouse the morals of paying tax, HMRC's latest strategy doesn't quite sit right

Share Price Centre

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

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Briefings

budget-management

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.