Interviews

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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

Bruce Van Saun

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

Michael Izza

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

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

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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

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

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...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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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.