Softworld 2008 special report

Bring yourself up to speed on the latest technology issues before visitng the Softworld Accounting and Finance Solutions exhibition on 27 February

18 Feb 2008

Capital Gains Tax changes - a special report

Capital gains tax has been a hot topic since the chancellor announced changes in the pre-Budget report back in 2007. This special report looks at the issues behind the news

09 Jan 2008

Financial power list 2008

2008 is set to be another testing year for the profession. We profile the people most likely to make a difference

07 Jan 2008

Who is the world's worst accountant? - PART II

A surprising number of fakes, frauds, scammers and rogues have hit the headlines since our last special

03 Jan 2008

The winners: Accountancy Age Awards 2007

All the winners from the 2007 Accountancy Age Awards ceremony. Find out who won in the areas of practice, business, software, the internet, individual achievement and, of course, the reader-voted categories

15 Nov 2007

Arctic Systems: timeline and background on the case

How the infamous 'husband and wife' case unfolded - from Sept 2004 to the present

08 Nov 2007

Special report: the NatWest Three

The NatWest Three – how the case unfolded, from 2004 and the Enron collapse to their eventual imprisonment

01 Nov 2007

Audit choice and the Oxera report

The mid-tier are up for it, the US is looking into it, and Oxera has a report on it. What is going on with audit choice?

29 Oct 2007

Management briefing: professional indemnity

Professional indemnity: are you covered?

19 Oct 2007

Softworld: IT special winter 07

This special report is created in association with Softworld accounting and finance solutions

11 Oct 2007

External audit special report

Auditors go on the offensive

27 Sep 2007

Management briefing: business turnaround

Summer 2007: it's time to call in the recovery team

20 Jul 2007

The green accountancy report

Accountants are best placed to help business play its part in reducing the pollutants, toxins and greenhouse gases pouring into the environment. Here, we look at the issues surrounding corporate responsibility and its reporting

05 Jul 2007

The Green Report

In this special report we look at what accountants can do to help business do its bit for the plant's bottom line

05 Jul 2007

Practice careers guide – spring 2007

Where are you heading? If you want to take the right direction in your career, the Accountancy Age practice careers guide has all the information you'll need

15 Jun 2007

Top 50 Survey of Firms, 2007

All the figures and a full analysis of the 2007 Accountancy Age Top 50 Survey of Firms

07 Jun 2007

Overseas Careers Guide

Are you ready for a global challenge?

30 May 2007

Management briefing: tax services

The truths, myths and legends of the tax services sector

26 Apr 2007

Fleet special

In our latest fleet special we look at everything from carbon dioxide emissions to congestion charging

22 Mar 2007

Management briefing: corporate finance

Take your seat at the takeover feast – but remember, even in this season of bounty, it's not that simple to pull off the perfect deal

14 Mar 2007

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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

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

Audit magnifying glass

New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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

Appointments to University Committees

University of Glasgow 120x60University of Glasgow - Glasgow - unremunerated positions




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