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Webinar: Transform auditing with the cloud

Does arriving at an audit site with an iPad or laptop, rather than a hefty paper manual, sound appealing? Online auditing allows you to conduct secure, efficient audits without the need for any paper at all. This webinar focuses on the UK’s first cloud audit solution, IRIS OpenAudit.

Company: IRIS | Published: 13 December 2013 | Business Area: Finance and Accounting

Rating: 4 people found this useful

Why asset management and tracking is so important for schools and academies

This case study see’s how St Mary Magdalene Academy selects Real Asset Management's asset accounting and integrated barcode tracking solution to manage £41 million worth of assets.

Company: Real Asset Management | Published: 11 June 2013 | Business Area: Enterprise Accounting Software

Rating: 3 people found this useful

Tax avoidance: The role of large accountancy firms

In 2012, the Committee of Public Accounts investigated why some multinational companies pay little corporation tax. Following concerns about the role of tax advisors, we took evidence from Deloitte, Ernst and Young, KPMG, and PwC to understand more about the nature of the tax advice they provide.

Company: Committee of Public Accounts | Published: 29 April 2013 | Business Area: Enforcement and Regulation

Rating: 2 people found this useful

Competition Commission Market Investigation: Audit Services

Produced by the Competition Commission, this provisional report investigates the supply of statutory audit services to large UK companies. The report looks into the factors which inhibit companies switching auditors and the implications of auditors prioritising the needs of senior management.

Company: Competition Commission | Published: 22 February 2013 | Business Area: Audit and Assurance

Rating: 3 people found this useful

Financial Statement Reporting case study: Spotlight on British Airways

British Airways is one of the world’s largest and longest established international airlines. In response to changing accounting standards and evolving financial reporting requirements, BA needed to overhaul its external reporting processes. This case study examines BA's investment in FSR software... view abstract

Company: IBM | Published: 30 January 2013 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

Rating: 6 people found this useful

Seizing the chance to change: Increasing competition and choice in the audit market

This is Mazars' response to the interim report of the Market Participants Group "Choice in the UK Audit Market". The group was convened by the Financial Reporting Council to advise on the risks arising from the highly concentrated market for audit services to UK public interest entities.

Company: Mazars | Published: 22 November 2012 | Business Area: Audit and Assurance

Rating: 3 people found this useful

Auditor's role on tax: A changing environment

Following an ICAEW audit registration committee review, auditors are no longer able to have any direct involvement in the preparation of the tax provision included in the figures they audit for AIM fully listed and listed companies. This article explains the implications.

Company: RSM Tenon | Published: 18 September 2012 | Business Area: Audit and Assurance

Rating: 2 people found this useful

IFRS - An opportunity for asset utilisation

Organisations may have made the somewhat painful move to IFRS, yet despite the significant changes to asset valuation and management, many are still relying on inaccurate and inefficient spreadsheet based processes

Company: Real Asset Management | Published: 11 June 2012 | Business Area: Enterprise Accounting Software

Accountancy Age Top 50+50 2011

UK accountancy firms continue to tread a weary path through an entrenched economy - but is there hope on the horizon? This report lists the top 50 accountancy firms in 2011 according to: UK fee income; UK profit; staff levels; UK offices; audit/accounting partners. Plus analysis of key trends.

Company: Accountancy Age | Published: 11 May 2012 | Business Area: Practice Management

Rating: 1 person found this useful

Preparing a Local Authority for IFRS compliance and component accounting

Discover how Real Asset Management's Asset4000 software is providing a large County Council with an IFRS-ready centralised asset register to manage its £2.4bn asset base and improve audit trail.

Company: Real Asset Management | Published: 18 April 2012 | Business Area: Enterprise Accounting Software

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