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Governments told to grasp nettle on accrual accounting

Governments failed to address deficiencies in public sector cash-based accounting that were exposed by the sovereign debt crisis

10 Jul 2014

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Key pre-pack measures are unworkable

Teresa Graham’s pre-pack recommendations are in the right spirit but are unworkable, insolvency practitioners tell Accountancy Age

25 Jun 2014

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Opposing claims in Scotland debate leaving companies in limbo

Business left in limbo over conflicting official figures on Scotland’s potential independence, writes Calum Fuller

13 Jun 2014

Interserve FD sets out sustainability progress

Interserve FD Tim Haywood tells Financial Director why finance is leading the company’s sustainability efforts

11 Jun 2014

Andy Halford: Standard Chartered's eyebrow-raising choice

Analysts question the former Vodafone FD's credentials in directing the embattled bank

10 Jun 2014

Analysis: A crackdown on business opacity

New public register on company ownership will track who ultimately owns and controls UK companies

02 Jun 2014

Regulators publish new global revenue accounting standard

Way companies account for revenue overhauled by global and US standard setters, in major step towards creating a converged set of international accounting rules

29 May 2014

Radical overhaul brings powerful competition regulator into existence

On 1 April 2014, the Competition and Markets Authority officially became the regulator of mergers in the UK, writes Phil Cowan

28 Apr 2014

Transfer pricing: a necessary evil?

Transfer pricing has received a great deal of bad press recently, but it is a useful tool for international businesses, says Lucas Bastin

23 Apr 2014

Tesco turmoil deepens as embattled FD departs

Laurie McIlwee resigns as Tesco FD amid speculation of rift with chief executive and investor unrest

07 Apr 2014

Crowd control the focus of new funding rules

New crowdfunding rules will improve access to finance through schemes like EIS, writes Matthew Phillips

24 Mar 2014

Analysis: Morrisons woes continue as its plays catchup

A litany of issues bests Morrisons as it looks to reposition itself in the food retail market

17 Mar 2014

Boardroom reshuffle at Promethean sees ex-Scapa CFO join

Ex-Kingfisher CFO takes chairman role and former CFO of Scapa Northern Europe takes similar role at interactive technology business

14 Mar 2014

Landscape changes for landlords in corporate collapses

Devi Shah & Jessica Walker explain latest court ruling that will change the landscape of multi-site corporate collapses

11 Mar 2014

IFRS 9 leaves IASB with impaired convergence

The lack of a single asset impairment model between the IASB and FASB leaves preparers playing piggy in the middle

05 Mar 2014

DB sponsors take a hit on VAT

Naomi Rainey explores difficulties schemes will face due to HMRC’s interpretation of an ECJ ruling

17 Feb 2014

Creating a credit control strategy

With more late payment legislation in place, Charles Wilson runs through the options that finance have to control credit

07 Feb 2014

Soft landing for SEPA as businesses ready themselves

Fifteen years in the making, the Single European Payment Area will soon be fully operational, but it's not without its hiccups, writes Calum Fuller

05 Feb 2014

All the way to the top

The step up the career ladder to finance director can be tricky, writes Calum Fuller

16 Jan 2014

IASB tunes financial instruments

A new model reduces the volatility arising from the application of hedge accounting, says Kush Patel

16 Jan 2014

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Governments told to grasp nettle on accrual accounting

Governments failed to address deficiencies in public sector cash-based accounting that were exposed by the sovereign debt crisis

Key pre-pack measures are unworkable

Teresa Graham’s pre-pack recommendations are in the right spirit but are unworkable, insolvency practitioners tell Accountancy Age

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