Interviews

Phil Roberts

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

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Interview: MEP Sharon Bowles, advocate for audit change

Down to earth - not shy and retiring - Bowles lays out her thoughts on the extent to which audit reforms must be set

08 Jan 2013

Ian Powell

Interview: PwC chairman and senior partner Ian Powell

PwC's senior partner talks audit reform, international growth and why the firm should strive for something that is 'unobtainable'

04 Dec 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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Audio: Audit reform at home and abroad

Rose Orlik speaks to BDO's senior audit partner James Roberts about the latest developments in audit and reporting

11 Nov 2011

Video: Audit reform at home and abroad

Rose Orlik speaks to BDO's senior audit partner James Roberts about the latest developments in audit and reporting

11 Nov 2011

Video: 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

02 Nov 2011

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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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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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.