As we celebrate our 35th anniversary, Rachel Fielding looks at how accountancy has changed over more than three decades. She canvases opinion from some of the most influential figures of recent times about the events that have altered the face of the profession.
The European Commission faces a tough task if it hopes to finish what it started and carry out reforms of its financial structure, according to Jules Muis. David Haworth speaks exclusively to the EC's former chief auditor.
'Making life taste better' may be its slogan, but if Sainsbury's latest financial results are anything to go by FD Roger Matthews must have a pretty unpleasant taste in his mouth.
(noun) The sullying of artistic and cultural life with invasive corporate graffiti.
With bankruptcy levels at an 11-year high and a debt time-bomb looming, Gareth Hughes, the new president of business recovery and turnaround group R3, explains why he's in his element.
Venture capitalists are on the look out for the next big money spinner, in the mould of the dotcom boom, writes .
(Noun) the proactive receptionist that believes their job is to bar anyone from entering the building or meeting with anyone of importance.
It's been a busy week for David Varney, the current chairman of mobile phone giant mm02. Not only has he been celebrating his 58th birthday, but he has landed the job as the first-ever executive chairman of the soon-to-be merged Inland Revenue and Customs & Excise department.
A piecemeal approach to IAS and other new regulation when it comes to IT systems could be damaging to your business. FDs and senior managers should use compliance as a good excuse to improve their business structures.
Oliver Letwin is sweet-talking the business world with promises to cut red tape, reduce regulation and simplify the tax system. But will this be enough to win round the electorate? David Rae hears the Tory shadow chancellor set out his stall.