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Best Practice: AC Mole & Sons

AC Mole managing partner Steve Golby and tax partner Paul Aplin discuss the firm's colourful past, the issues it currently faces - and the future

25 Feb 2013

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The Financial Director 2013 Audit Survey

The Financial Director audit survey shows the Big Four has maintained its stranglehold on the audit market. But for how long? asks Richard Crump

22 Feb 2013

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Best Practice: Beever and Struthers

Quality, caution, and a sprinkling of entrepreneurialism serves Beever and Struthers well, says managing partner Phil Roberts

13 Feb 2013

Outsourcing the tax function

Outsourced tax functions should not just be used for compliance, writes Throgmorton's Trevor Brown

12 Feb 2013

Don't leave protection to chance

Data security laws are set to become tougher and accountants can't afford to leave protection to chance

07 Feb 2013

Should the government red card the football creditor rule?

What does the profession think of the controversial insolvency rule? Both sides take to the pitch, writes Rachael Singh

05 Feb 2013

Is your company one of The Living Dead?

Are your clients zombies, and what should advisors look at doing to bring them back to the land of the living?

24 Jan 2013

Privileged status: no change on legal advice privilege

Taylor Wessing's Andrew Howell looks at what the Supreme Court's ruling means for accountants

23 Jan 2013

Creating a successful exit strategy isn’t just about the numbers

Although research suggests M&A activity is down there are a few secrets of success a firm can adhere to, to attract the right match

08 Jan 2013

Interview: MEP Sharon Bowles, advocate for audit change

Down to earth - not shy and retiring - Bowles lays out her thoughts on the extent to which audit reforms must be set

08 Jan 2013

Financial Power List 2013: Big hitters

Accountancy Age is proud to present our rundown of who we think will be the biggest players in accounting and finance during 2013. Do you agree with our choices?

03 Jan 2013

Receivers’ remuneration not in the bag following High Court battle

Insolvency practitioners need to conduct better due diligence or risk losing all their fees following a recent Court of Appeal case warn barristers Geraint Jones and Marc Glover

13 Dec 2012

Funding for litigation needn’t be so tough for IPs

Although government gives the insolvency profession until April 2015 before changing litigation funding rules, practitioners need to get their house in order now, writes Kristy Zander

04 Dec 2012

Interview: PwC chairman and senior partner Ian Powell

PwC's senior partner talks audit reform, international growth and why the firm should strive for something that is 'unobtainable'

04 Dec 2012

Book extract: The Commando Way – extraordinary business execution

An extract from The Commando Way – extraordinary business execution, a book by a former Royal Marine giving his insights into what companies could learn from the armed forces

21 Nov 2012

Social media doesn't equal liability free

Twitter and Facebook may help firms extend their network but firms could still be liable for employee conduct, warns Andrea Ward

09 Nov 2012

Ryanair's tax case – a flight of fancy?

A round-up of the issues at hand as Ryanair faces a multimillion-pound bill from Italy over alleged tax violations

06 Nov 2012

Chinese audit firms set to challenge the world

The next decade could see five of China's biggest audit firms become domestically rather than foreign-owned, writes Geoff Barnes, CEO and president of Baker Tilly International

02 Nov 2012

McLaren in codes and standards driving seat

The head of the FRC’s Codes and Standards Committee talks about the watchdog’s new structure and its strategic objectives

24 Oct 2012

GAAR proposals could be unconstitutional

The incoming general anti-abuse rule could contravene governmental constitutional principles

23 Oct 2012

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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

The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

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

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Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Taking Stock: Honest branding for HMRC?

Everyone seems to be having fun with branding, and TS is on board with

Taking Stock: TS match special

Two of the Top 50+50's big hitters went head-to-head in the County Cricket Championship

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

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

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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.