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Interview: CIoT president Anne Fairpo

New CIoT president Anne Fairpo talks Accountancy Age through her targets for the year term

29 May 2014

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Auto-enrolment: The advice is right?

The Pensions Regulator calls on advisers to keep up to speed with the requirements of auto-enrolment, or risk 'unhappy clients'

27 May 2014

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Best Practice: BW Medical Accountants’ Keith Taylor

Specialising in a niche area is a sure way to leverage market opportunities, explains BW Medical Accountants’ Keith Taylor

27 May 2014

Best Practice: Duff & Phelps' Paul Clark

Duff & Phelps' London managing partner Paul Clark discusses the firm's European expansion plans

16 May 2014

Fee caps and the black list prompt firms to rethink audit strategy

Auditors are reviewing their tendering strategies in light of strict new rules on the amount of consulting and tax advice they can provide to clients

15 May 2014

Best Practice: Gabelle’s Paula Tallon

Gabelle founder and managing partner Paula Tallon discusses her love of tax and the process of setting up her own firm

12 May 2014

Best Practice: Shelley Stock Hutter's Lynton Stock & Bobby Lane

Shelley Stock Hutter has developed its marketing strategy and is entering a new stage of international growth

06 May 2014

Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services

23 Apr 2014

Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

08 Apr 2014

Analysis: The price of maternity for firms

Are practices stepping up to the plate and paying out or is it still a choice of your money or your child?

03 Apr 2014

Managing M&A data threats

As M&A activity starts to gain pace in a saturated accountancy market, firms must be aware of the holes in their data security explains Vinod Bange

18 Mar 2014

Reducing labour pains

BDO launches its new maternity package, which it believes will help mothers break the glass ceiling, explains COO Mark Sherfield

05 Mar 2014

Best Practice: Crunch Accounting's Darren Fell

Crunch Accounting's Darren Fell talks Accountancy Age through sourcing the best talent and dealing with rapid growth

28 Feb 2014

Best Practice: Smith & Williamson's co-chief executives

David Cobb and Kevin Stopps outline the firm's growth strategy - and how they work together

20 Feb 2014

Audit in their hands: what China can tell us about rotation

Chinese audit reform has led to a cut in fees but no contracts moving outside the Big Four, Gavin Hinks finds

30 Jan 2014

The Financial Power List 2014

Accountancy Age and Financial Director reveal 2014's accounting and financial powerbase

06 Jan 2014

LLPs and tax: When is a member not a member?

The tests set out to capture 'disguised employees' are simply inadequate, claims Daniel Sutherland

24 Dec 2013

Deloitte University to allow staff to rise through ranks

Deloitte UK head of HR Stevan Rolls discusses the firm's establishment of a university

19 Dec 2013

Don’t look back in anger

Accountancy Age asks eight UK managing partners what lessons they’ve learned in the last 12 months and what they expect for the year ahead

19 Dec 2013

Best Practice: Price Bailey’s Peter Gillman

Price Bailey executive chairman talks about the firm's evolution and its future

19 Dec 2013

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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

Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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Briefings

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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.