The ICAEW IT Faculty has published for public comment and debate a manifesto containing 20 principles for good Excel practice.
A financial journalist delved into the causes for a major trading scandal at US investment bank JP Morgan - and guess what he discovered?
The latest version of Excel comes with some built-in checking and audit tools. Simon Hurst explains how one of them can help most users reduce the risk of spreadsheet errors.
Spreadsheet modelling errors are being blamed for the botched bidding process on the £9bn West Coast Main Line rail franchise contract.
The debate about spreadsheet risks refuses to go away, with rival developers tangling in recent weeks over the potential threat to business users.
Nearly a quarter of accountants surveyed at a recent ICAEW IT Faculty event have experienced financial or reputational damage due to spreadsheet errors and poor controls.
Windows software giant Microsoft has refocused its attention on Excel's role in corporate compliance with the acquisition of Prodiance, a developer of risk management tools that work with Excel.
PwC senior manager Keith Power offers insights into the most common Excel errors he encounters - and how to avoid them.
In an article originally published on Finance Week, Protiviti associate director Ewen Ferguso
It looks like Microsoft has had enough of people moaning that Excel is a particular weak spot in financial reporting and corporate governance.