Interviews

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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

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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

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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

Accountants urge caution on SME audit exemption

Mid-tier firms have highlighted the value of audit and questioned BIS plans to exempt more small businesses

07 Oct 2011

Video special: Libyan accountant on life in the war zone

Accountancy Age talks to a PwC accountant in Tripoli about the huge impact of the Libyan civil war on the business community

26 Aug 2011

One year left for Ashtead FD

Ashtead FD Ian Robson steps down next year, to be replaced by CFO of subsidiary Sunbelt Rentals

28 Jul 2011

Profile: Tim Potter, managing partner, Hurst

International networks can be a boost for smaller firms competing hard for business in a mature market, writes Rachael Singh

04 Jul 2011

Profile: Andrew Pianca, chief executive, Crowe Clark Whitehill

Driving ambition: twice hired on the golf course, CCW chief Andrew Pianca says recruitment and development are key to future success

21 Apr 2011

The FD Interview: Julie Southern, chief commercial officer, Virgin Atlantic

Julie Southern is using her finance background to drive Virgin Atlantic’s growth strategy in her role as that rare animal in UK business – a chief commercial officer

18 Apr 2011

Profile: Phil Bentley, managing director, British Gas

British Gas MD Phil Bentley is one of an increasing number of finance directors to make to jump to the top job

22 Feb 2011

Profile: Ladislav Hornan, managing partner, UHY Hacker Young

Boxing clever: Ladislav Hornan has delved into everything from boxing to premiership football in his career at UHY Hacker Young

09 Feb 2011

Profile: Harinderjit Singh, senior partner, Price Waterhouse India

Restoring confidence: the Satyam scandal caused shock-waves across the globe and raised questions about auditing standards in India, but massive change is underway to redress those concerns

27 Jan 2011

Happy Hallidays - running an award winner

With an Accountancy Age Award in the bag, there is plenty for the managing partner of Stockport's Hallidays to be cheery about

24 Dec 2010

Profile: Ian Theodoreson, CFO, Church of England

Let there be light: Ian Theodoreson is pushing the Church of England to be more transparent, requiring subtle but powerful persuasion tactics

18 Nov 2010

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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

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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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Briefings

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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.