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Jan
05
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If you have browsed through or posted in the Opportunities area of the site recently, you may have noticed that we’ve updated the way it works.

Dec
15

It’s that doleful time of the year for many accountants when the world around you becomes obsessed with booze, party frocks and bad TV - and all you’ve got to look forward to are long days and nights juggling accounts, dividend statements and clients’ Self Assessment tax returns.

Nov
29
1

The Chancellor's autumn statement was fun while it lasted. Afterwards were were left with a haze of growth-stimulting spending commitments and, with a few exceptions, a dearth of detailed tax announcements. John Stokdyk looks back.

Nov
14

It’s been a staggered start for Google+. First, membership was restricted to invite-only for a lucky few; next, personal pages were made available to everyone in June; and finally, after a tumultuous relationship, Google last week unveiled its brands and business pages.

Nov
09
3

AccountingWEB founder and “Prudent Surfer” Ben Heald this week published a blog examining the major shifts taking place in accountancy publishing. This is an extract of his thoughts.

The latest developments in the accountancy publishing industry are rather intriguing.

Nov
03
6

In her recent round of tax lectures, Rebecca Benneyworth warned that reforms to the penalty system brought in by the Finance Act 2011 have taken away two of the profession’s favourite s

Oct
18
5

Following recent recurring issues with banned members creating multiple accounts on AccountingWEB, we've made some small revisions to our procedures to help combat potentially malicious profiles from appearing on the site.

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.

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