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Penny Avis' book Nevermind the Botox Rachel

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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Resign, or re-sign?

Counter-offers to keep staff on who have handed in their notice is on the rise. But does it work? asks Marks Sattin

16 Jan 2012

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Financial Power List 2012: The big players

In a year of big changes in the profession, who will wield the most influence over the future direction of accounting?

16 Jan 2012

Video: From corporate finance to author

Rachael Singh interviews self-published author and former Deloitte partner Penny Avis on her novel "Nevermind the Botox Rachel"

13 Jan 2012

Get your house in order for 31 Jan

With the tax return deadline looming, Iris's Charles Manly recommends getting the practice ready and raring first

12 Jan 2012

Accountancy Age's 2011 Review: In Cartoons...

Accountancy Age takes a misty-eyed look back through our 2011 cartoon archives, to remind you of the big issues of the past year

06 Jan 2012

No goodwill in self assessment penalty regime

HMRC’s latest fine structure for late filing is a disproportionate response, argues Jan Post

23 Dec 2011

Email overload - the modern curse

The curse of 21st century working life is email overload. Dr Monica Seeley prescribes the cure

20 Dec 2011

Thinking outside the firewall

Throwing thousands of pounds into IT security is no good if you fail to protect the physical assets

12 Dec 2011

Recognise the impact of revenue changes

A second round of proposals on revenue issued by the IASB and the US FASB show that interested parties now have one more chance to influence a new standard, writes Brian O'Donovan

12 Dec 2011

Video: EU audit reform, just the start?

Audit expert Charles Bowman tells Rose Orlik that EU audit reform proposals are the beginning of the debat on the purpose of audit

12 Dec 2011

Don't overlook these tax reliefs

Make sure your clients are aware of these important but less well-know, tax reliefs

08 Dec 2011

How to cope with Christmas

Christmas is a time of joy - but also a time when stresses and strains sharpen, warns Helena Coxshall

05 Dec 2011

Audio: How forensic accounting grows in the downturn

Rachael Singh speaks to Ernst & Young's head of fraud investigations John Smart about the growing popularity of forensic accounting services

05 Dec 2011

Video: How forensic accounting grows in the downturn

Rachael Singh speaks to Ernst & Young's head of fraud investigations John Smart about the growing popularity of forensic accounting services

05 Dec 2011

Paying the partner

Is partner remuneration just about money? ask Clive Greenwood and Fergus Payne

28 Nov 2011

Audio: Firms must face big challenges

Rose Orlik and Kevin Reed discuss the tough times ahead that practicies must face head on

25 Nov 2011

Video: Firms must face big challenges

Rose Orlik and Kevin Reed discuss the tough times ahead that practices must face head on

25 Nov 2011

HMRC: Not quite get out of jail free

Rachel cook runs through the new criminal investigation powers - and settlements offering - to be wielded by HMRC in the new year

15 Nov 2011

Audio: Gaining access to finance

Maclay Murray & Spens partner Chris Dun runs through a series of ideas on the various routes to accessing finance with Rachael Singh

11 Nov 2011

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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

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

Mehjoo: No such thing as a general retainer?

The long-running legal dispute between midlands firm Harben Barker and client Hossein Mehjoo emphasises the importance of clear terms, write Andrew Howell and Alexa Segal

The Practitioner: If you don’t ask you don’t know

Can the practitioner face their fears and asked the fee question?

Miller's Tale: Women perfectly placed for accountancy's evolution

Women are making their way into the world of finance with more pace than ever before - but how far up the ladder they can climb? And how are they perceived? Accountant, and Accountancy Age columnist, Cara Miller debates this hot topic

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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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.