Auditors just love to hear salacious tabloid tales of far fetched frauds, but why aren't they being told how to prevent them, asks Leita Hart-Fanta.
Across the pond
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William Brighenti hits back at all those accountancy haters out there.
US based accountant Larry Perry looks at the challenges facing small practices in the post-recession business climate.
Finding a new client is a bit like finding a new partner - you never know what you're getting, so approach with extreme caution, advises Edi Osborne.
Our US cousins have had more experience of the last-minute annual tax return ritual, and have really added some can-do panache to the experience.
We’re not sure if it’s the tough economic times, a gap in regulation or just an outbreak of people with fewer scruples than the rest of us, but those accounting fraud stories just keep on coming.
It used to be yet another perk of the job for Oscar winning actors, but now the taxman wants a share of the goodie bag loot. Will UK stars be next to feel the pinch?
The new tax year is just around the corner, but before that it's Chinese New Year! Is it fate? You decide!
The year 2010 will mark the start of a breathtaking trip into the future for accountants and auditors, but are they just 'backing into the future'?, asks our US colleague Larry Perry.
Having a winning personality has always helped in making friends or getting a date, but a recent survey confirms it also opens doors in when searching for jobs.