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DB pensions set for change under FRS 102

UK companies should prepare for a new regime for defined benefit schemes under FRS 102, writes Simon Taylor

08 Jul 2013

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Interview: CIoT president Stephen Coleclough

CIoT president Stephen Coleclough speaks to Accountancy Age about his plans for his term and the UK's relationship with Europe

05 Jul 2013

Like clockwork - automating internal controls

Who's in charge of your firm?

Professor Laura Empson digs below the surface to find a range of fascinating powerplays within professional services firms

04 Jul 2013

Acquisitions will reshape the consulting industry in 2013

Soft markets are seeing the big boys acquire to grow - with smaller consultancies feeling the squeeze, writes Fiona Czerniawska

04 Jul 2013

Interview: EY managing partner Steve Varley

EY managing partner Steve Varley explains the firm's branding strategy and why it is the most globally focused of the Big Four

03 Jul 2013

Best Practice: Baldwins' John and David Baldwin

Baldwins has been on an acquisition spree - and isn't in a mood to let up, explains its father and son team

19 Jun 2013

Don't COP out of guiding clients through tax mire

Anita Brook of Accounts Assist gives a hands-on guide to Code of Practice 9

17 Jun 2013

Interview: New Clark Howes owners Tony Sarin and Tim Shaw

Numerica founder sees accountancy market opportunities as part of new management team

14 Jun 2013

Minority bondholders given ammunition to fight back

Following a court decision restructurings which penalise minority bondholders could fall foul of the law explains Craig Barrett

31 May 2013

Interview: New IFAC chief executive Fayez Choudhury

Choudhury talks about ramping up the global accountancy representative's offering - while trying to make sure the profession isn't misunderstood

28 May 2013

Feature: Inside the Chartered Accountants' Benevolent Association

After seeing a 70% rise in demand, Calum Fuller visited the Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association to learn more about its efforts to provide support

22 May 2013

Should practice ownership structures break with tradition?

Incentivising accountancy practice staff will mean a new way of thinking. Robert Postlethwaite considers the options

21 May 2013

Numbers game: how to value and price accountancy firms

Risk management is a key factor to process of acquiring a firm, explains Jonathan Snade

20 May 2013

Walk before you can run, lessons on choosing the right IT system

Stepping back and choosing a simpler IT system might be the best way forward for the business explains Christophe Letellier

13 May 2013

#AAYP 2013: The 35 under 35

Accountancy Age celebrates some of the profession's brightest young talent, highlighting a wealth of experience and skills - at a relatively young age

01 May 2013

#AAYP 2013: Modern accountants – people who think differently

To remain relevant, the profession must adapt, which means young and new accountants must develop new skills, too

01 May 2013

#AAYP 2013: Better, faster, stronger - accountancy's future

Accountancy firms should act now and embrace technological change, says Reeves partner Michael O'Brien

01 May 2013

Interview: Exchequer secretary David Gauke

Exchequer secretary to the Treasury David Gauke talks tax, RTI, business and the accountancy profession

25 Apr 2013

Interview: Littlejohn's Paul Hopper discusses PKF International

Littlejohn's managing partner talks to Accountancy Age about joining PKF International

25 Apr 2013

Has partners' tax status been turned upside down in the Budget?

Lawyers consider the implications of government plans to crack down on 'partners' who are, in fact, 'employees' for tax purposes

19 Apr 2013

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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

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

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

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...

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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.