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Navigating through the tax avoidance traps

As celebs take the heat on tax avoidance schemes, it's only a matter of time before advisors get burnt. Mayer Brown litigation lawyers offer up advice on how to avoid the traps

04 Jul 2012

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Interview: Menzies senior partner Julie Adams

Julie Adams relishes the challenge of stepping into firm's top role, long held by Mike Sands

29 Jun 2012

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Gaining competitive advantage the internal way

Making the company run like a well-oiled engine is the key to helping companies save on costs and grow, explains Shantanu Ghosh

27 Jun 2012

Tax: Don't go back in the future

Forget retrospection and instead put the GAAR together properly to create certainty for business, says Gary Richards

16 May 2012

Supreme Court shines a light on cross-border insolvency

Two appeals have been joined together to form a mammoth Supreme Court case: can another country impose their insolvency will on the UK?

15 May 2012

Can firms force partners to retire?

The Supreme Court case on mandatory partner retirement continues to rage on, but it’s not a case of if but when, explains David Walker

02 May 2012

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

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

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

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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.