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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

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#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

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#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

Life begins at 40 for VAT?

Adviser Debra Dougal looks at whether VAT is set for its next stage of its 'life' as it reaches 40

11 Apr 2013

Interview: KPMG senior partner and UK chairman Simon Collins

Simon Collins discusses a tough year for KPMG and explains why he wants to see the profession, and his firm particularly, identify how it is helping companies grow

04 Apr 2013

Book Extract: How to make partner and still have a life

How to make partner and still have a life, by Jo Larbie and Heather Townsend in which readers consider what's needed to achieve the holy grail of making partner

28 Mar 2013

Cross-border crossed wires - improve your international discussions

Bob Dignen explains that dealing with international colleagues isn't the same as chatting to IT on the third floor

13 Mar 2013

Is cross-selling in a firm the toughest nut to crack?

Most initiatives to improve cross-selling in accountancy firms fail. David Tovey, and Heather Townsend explore how you and your firm can crack this tough nut

05 Mar 2013

ADR will not see more partial wins for taxman

The roll-out of alternative dispute resolutions for tax tribunals will not necessarily favour the taxman, writes Dawn Register

04 Mar 2013

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

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

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

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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: '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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