Features

Cloud technology

Key questions before entering the cloud

Kevin McLoughlin outlines the key security questions organisations need to ask before trusting financial data to the internet

01 May 2012

long path

The longer the audit tenure the better says Dutch research

Research from a Dutch university shows auditors that have worked with a company for longer than 10 years have a positive effect on financial statements

26 Apr 2012

pro-bono

Patent Box: Accountants and attorneys join forces

Incoming changes to patent tax in the UK will see accountants working closer with lawyers to ensure correct tax is paid explains Jim Boff

16 Apr 2012

Financial liabilities for LLP members: how limited?

LLP members certainly have some protection against liability but where there is a rule, there are exceptions, explains Miguel Pereira

12 Apr 2012

Video: Has the Budget added complexity for accountants

ICAEW tax faculty technical manager Anita Monteith takes Accountancy Age editor Kevin Reed through the Budget's ramifications on the profession

23 Mar 2012

Squeezing in some more tax

Will personal allowance changes really alter behaviour? asks Melanie Stern.

23 Mar 2012

Has LLP status worked?

Accountancy Age asks whether firms' move to LLP status was worth the effort

22 Mar 2012

Ten Budget day predictions

With the Budget only two weeks away the tax-and-spending rumour mill is in full flow. Accountancy Age rounds up accountancy firms' predictions.

09 Mar 2012

Public sector IFRS: worth the effort?

Little drama from local government's move to IFRS, but was it worth the hard work in the first place?

28 Feb 2012

Interview: RBS group FD Bruce Van Saun

Bruce Van Saun, FD at RBS, explains in his first major UK interview how he is tackling the biggest turnaround job on the planet

24 Feb 2012

#AAYP: The 35 under 35

Accountancy Age and Financial Director present the rising stars of the accountancy profession

23 Feb 2012

#AAYP: Generation Y's great expectations

The next generation of accountants expect much more from their employers, writes Rachel Fielding

23 Feb 2012

Make a success of your fee structure

Make sure your success fees have been properly drafted and structured - or risk going through the courts to chase payment

20 Feb 2012

The benefits and pitfalls of partnership status

Solicitor Tim Marshall explains the issues to bear in mind when thinking about your firm's structure

06 Feb 2012

When is a partner an employee?

The latest decision in Tiffin provides some security against fixed share partner's employment rights

03 Feb 2012

Financial Director cover story: High Street blues

Melanie Stern finds three finance directors of businesses who see little but opportunity in Britain’s stricken city centres and high streets

01 Feb 2012

Izza and the ICAEW: Five years on

After five years as CEO of the ICAEW, how does Michael Izza think he's fared, and what does the future hold?

26 Jan 2012

If the UK left the EU then...

The tax, legal and employment issues of the UK leaving the EU are wide and varied. LexisNexis runs through the key points

25 Jan 2012

Can principles overule the rules?

Accounting standards must not slip towards complex rules, warns ICAS

24 Jan 2012

Book extract: Never Mind the Botox

An extract from Never Mind the Botox, the story of a corporate accountant working on the sale of a 'glamorous cosmetic company'

18 Jan 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

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

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

Colin: Things that go bump in the night

Colin takes an alternative look at why IPs might be kept awake by zombie nightmares

Colin: Icebreaker celebs could soon be...

Colin speculates on the effect HMRC's latest set of powers could have

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

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Briefings

budget-management

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.