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HMRC's five-year plan as renewal approaches on Capgemini's Aspire contract

HMRC is moving from a monolithic IT systems architecture to a ‘multi-sourced model’ explains CIO, Mark Hall, and Capgemini’s Craig Mills

12 Aug 2013

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Administrations freed from pension liability chains

Pension liabilities have been downgraded to unsecured creditor status which has freed the funds to allow a bigger payout to the many in administrations explains Neil Smyth

05 Aug 2013

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Auditors' duties: The burden of expectation

Jane Howard looks at how auditors can best protect their position in light of enhanced expectations and new reporting requirements

31 Jul 2013

Interview: BDO managing partner Simon Michaels

Having passed the 100 day merger milestone with PKF, BDO's Simon Michaels talks of how it has gone, along with future plans

24 Jul 2013

Accountancy Age Top 50 +50 Firms 2012

18 Jul 2013

No more magic wand on pension advice

Supreme Court ruling limits power of court to “void” actions by trustees based on pension advice which suffer unintended consequences explains Stuart Pickford

16 Jul 2013

Top 35 Networks 2013: New markets, opportunities, threats

Despite continuing economic difficulties in some of the major economies, the international accountancy groups have managed to maintain growth, but it has not been without its difficulties, reports Philip Smith

08 Jul 2013

Top 35 Networks 2012: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 35 accounting networks, associations and alliances

08 Jul 2013

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

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

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

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The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Intermediary rules: What your clients need to know

Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

Taking Stock: Massaging the figures

TS was pleased to note some interesting methods to alleviate Christmas stress

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

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