Opinion

reporting-disclores

AC reports should not be dismissed as mere compliance

The audit committee report is a powerful tool for giving stakeholders insight into the culture and integrity at the top of a company. More companies should provide one, writes James Roberts

03 Jan 2013

leader-logo

Leader: Why is 'most trusted' tag reassuring for accountants?

Survey that shows accountants are 'more trusted' than banks proves a massive hit - but why should that be the case?

18 Dec 2012

Starbucks

Starbucks’ calculated tax risk backfires

Starbucks' offer to the Revenue might look good publicly, but the issue does not go away, says Calum Fuller

13 Dec 2012

Don’t let software licensing fall between the M&A cracks

First choice were fined and ordered to pay £81,000 licensing costs post acquisition, BSA’s Michala Wardell warns not to let M&A activity catch you out

12 Dec 2012

To disclose or not to disclose may no longer be the question

Changes to how pension liabilities are represented in the balance that could keep FDs awake at night, claims David Davison

12 Dec 2012

The threat within: how employees are draining data from your business

Confusion and complacency could be the root cause in businesses’ relaxed approach to information security, explains Rod Day

11 Dec 2012

Navigating the IT license minefield could save you 20% a year

Firms should be aware of the licensing pitfalls that await around every corner, warns Sean Robinson

10 Dec 2012

Watering down women on boards quota is not the way to go

The revised European Commission quota to increase the number of women on boards is a missed opportunity, writes Fiona Hotston Moore

07 Dec 2012

AS2012: Corporation tax drop a pleasant surprise

Alvarez & Marsal's Kevin Hindley takes a look back at the business side of the Autumn Statement

06 Dec 2012

AS2012: "We're cutting your taxes...but we expect you to pay"

CIoT tax policy director John Whiting gives his opinion as George Osborne strikes a deal with the taxpayer in the Autumn Statement

05 Dec 2012

Can't we tax foreigners the same as UK businesspeople?

The non-domicile tax regime is confusing, and mostly not required, claims Henry Ejdelbaum

05 Dec 2012

Osborne should focus on more than avoidance in Statement

With sweeping tax changes unlikely in tomorrow's Autumn Statement, the chancellor must target his efforts wisely, says Calum Fuller

05 Dec 2012

US in a different league to UK in marketing tables

Through the ashes of Enron the US has perfected its marketing analytics, something the UK could learn, explains Heath Podvesker

03 Dec 2012

The real value of staff development

Failing to understand the true costs of staff development is money down the drain, warns Rob Alder

28 Nov 2012

Succession is about more than finding the right people

Mid-tier firms must ensure they have more than a recruitment strategy to tackle succession planning, warns Ladislav Hornan

27 Nov 2012

The Practitioner: Invest in shares ... of staff

Invest in a full-timer, or find a more flexible arrangement? The Practitioner wants your views...

27 Nov 2012

The British Accountancy Awards: How the winners won...

What did the British Accountancy Awards winners do, or do better, than those that didn't win? Heather Townsend gives some pointers

26 Nov 2012

Tighten reporting to stop mega-writedowns

More stringent reporting rules would curb valuation 'excesses', says Nick Hood

22 Nov 2012

Sort out the system to stop 'deplorable' tax avoidance

The routes by which income is shifted out of the UK must be blocked, says Barnes Roffe's Mike Parkinson

21 Nov 2012

Committee needs to understand the UK tax system

Members of the Public Accounts Committee showed a worrying lack of understanding of the tax system, says Miles Dean

14 Nov 2012

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Colin: Evaders are going to struggle to fit in

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