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The Commando Way front cover

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 keyboard

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

Grounded Ryanair airplane

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

Switch on to patent box advice

Withers & Rogers patent attorney Michael Jaeger looks at the role accountants can play in helping their clients make the most of the patent box

12 Oct 2012

Interview: Euro MP Sajjad Karim on steering audit reform

Accountancy Age speaks to the British MEP about how he is steering the EC's planned reform of the audit market through the European parliament

08 Oct 2012

Green light for advisors

Accounting for carbon emissions gives advisors a great opportunity to provide a new service to clients

05 Oct 2012

Funding options: The name's 'bond'

Bonds are becoming an increasingly attractive and viable option for smaller businesses to use for funding

07 Sep 2012

The secret of successful managing partners: challenge the norm

Although hard work creates success, what do all managing partners have that separates them from other senior practitioners? Rob Lees has the answer

13 Aug 2012

Top fee earner or the most experienced - who should lead?

Latest research from organisational change consultancy Crelos asks if the view from the top should be through the eyes of the experienced or the biggest earners, writes Elizabeth Ferguson

09 Aug 2012

Do I need to give that to the Revenue?

Don't hand over client documentation to HMRC without thinking about it, warns Phil Berwick

07 Aug 2012

High Court protects insolvency appointments

Insolvency profession breathes a sigh of relief as High Court protects their appointment. But there are still pitfalls, warns Andrew Taylor

01 Aug 2012

Accountancy Age Top 50 +50 2011

Accountancy Age's 2011 survey of the 100 biggest UK accounting firms

30 Jul 2012

Partnerships: Cut out the clashes

Mergers and departures can create conflict, distracting firms from providing the best for clients. Barney Leaf talks about potential pitfalls, and advises on how to avoid them

27 Jul 2012

Three’s not a crowd when funding is needed

Third-party funding in legal cases has just become more costly but it’s not the death of this form of raising finance to fund litigation, explains William Evans

23 Jul 2012

"I'm a lone voice," says Richard Murphy

Outspoken tax expert Richard Murphy claims he does not set out to court controversy, but concedes his views make him a contender for the title of most disliked man in tax

23 Jul 2012

Has KPMG's case strengthened protection on advisory work?

KPMG managed to strike out an investor claim against it, but will firms need to change the way they protect themselves when taking on advisory work, asks Richard Highley

20 Jul 2012

Top 35 Networks 2012: Where's the risk?

A number of litigation claims have left the risk around working within networks better understood – for now, says Jane Howard

09 Jul 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

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.