Interviews

Julie Adams

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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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

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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

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

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2shotguests

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

The Practitioner: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

Share Price Centre

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

PI Insurance

Professional Indemnity insurance tailored to the needs of small- to medium-sized practices

Find Me An Accountant

Locate an accounting practice that meets your particular business needs

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Finance-Director-part-time

Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, London, Permanent, Part Time, £60,000 pro rata

 

 

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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.