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Oct
05

A leaked copy of EU internal market commissioner Michel Barnier’s audit reform law has ignited all the same old arguments. AccountingWEB editor John Stokdyk sets the scene for the debate that will follow when the law is officially unveiled next month.

Sep
14
1

David Cameron seems to have come back from holiday with a renewed determination to eliminate red tape. John Stokdyk reports on how this reforming zeal brought about the demise of one unpopular tax proposal.

Sep
08
2

Since recently joining the AccountingWEB team as Community Manager, I've been keeping an eye on the biggest trends and most popular queries among our members.

Aug
25

In a country where endurance sauna contests are the norm, it shouldn’t really come as a surprise that the latest craze to sweep Finland combines social media and earth diggers.

Jul
28
1

Our technical boffins have done most of the engineering and design work and are now planning the trickiest part of our overhaul - migrating a hundred thousand users and more even content items to the new database on Tuesday evening (2 August).

Jul
19
6

Head of community Jenny Ogden pulls back the curtain to reveal what has been going on behind the scenes to prepare the next version of AccountingWEB.co.uk. Having moved into the testing phase with our volunteer users, the wraps are almost ready to come off.

Jul
13
1

Ever since HMRC announced that it planned to make online filing of company accounts mandatory in the iXBRL format, most of the comments on AccountingWEB.co.uk have centred around the mechanics of the system.

Jul
06

Government pensions are in the news, but as some clients of Jennifer Adams discovered, the basic state pension can spring an ugly surprise for those who discover that they have not paid enough contributions to qualify for the full amount.

Jun
30
4

A crusading epoch comes to an end today as Sir David Tweedie retires as chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board. AccountingWEB.co.uk editor John Stokdyk presents a personal view of the standards-setter’s remarkable career and communication style.

Jun
16
1

Lord Sugar, the champion of accountancy in episode one of the latest series of ‘The Apprentice’, gave short shrift to another profession last night when h

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