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Comment: Today is a good day the sovereignty of the EU’s nations when it comes to tax 30 August, 2016
Richard Murphy’s reacts to the European Commission decision that Ireland’s deal with tech giant Apple was unlawful and ordering the company to pay up to €13bn in Irish tax.
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Comment - The bean identity: Where are all the celebrity accountants?
Monday, April 18, 2016 By Chris Conway, managing director, Accounts and Legal | Plenty of professions have household names with their own television shows or newspaper columns, but ask someone to name a famous accountant and they will most likely be stumped.
Professional indemnity insights: policies and pitfalls
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Paul Afteni and Duncan Philpott take a look at the latest trends in the professional indemnity insurance market.
2050 and the future of apprenticeships
Friday, March 06, 2015 In recent years apprenticeships have begun to be a larger part of the conversation on different career options, a change that will benefit the accountancy profession AAT director of education Suzie Webb writes.
The latest seismic shift in accounting
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 By Rich Preece | The advances in accounting have been spread out over thousands of years but we’re on the precipice of the latest major shift, enabled by tech and the resulting change in the way accountants view their role within clients’ businesses.
Editor's letter: Iran also in from the cold?
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 by Carlos Martin Tornero Is Iran the new Cuba? Judging by the news reports from Geneva’s nuclear talks, a compromise between Washington and Teheran could be reached at some point in 2015. The global accountancy profession must be watching very closely for the outcome of the P5+1 group’s negotiations.
Editor's letter: Et tu, Brutus?
Thursday, December 18, 2014 by Carlos Martin Tornero Not far from the Roman senate where Caesar's assassination took place, the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) was held in November. From start to finish, one of the main themes was the relevance of public sector accounting and good public financial management, a field of accounting that hasn't developed as fast as it has in the private sector.
Cloud accounting and an entrepreneurial approach to practice pricing
Monday, December 15, 2014 By Rich Preece | Accountants must embrace cloud accounting because it is here to stay, and this gives practices the chance to adopt a new, value-based pricing model, writes Rich Preece
Four ways the accountancy sector can attract and retain talent
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 By Steve Harry | More needs to be done to retain employees in the long-term: Falling behind in this war for talent may mean firms are less equipped to offer the breadth of expertise necessary to succeed, writes Steve Harry
Editor's letter:140 years in the front line
Friday, November 07, 2014 by Carlos Martin Tornero This magazine would be older than Sir Winston Churchill, if the statesman was still alive today. He was born on 30 November 1874. A month earlier, the first issue of The Accountant had come out, hot off the press.
ABS: Will accountants be spreading themselves too thinly?
Friday, October 17, 2014 By Mandy Mitten | The trend might be favouring Alternative Business Structures but is that the right way for accountants to go? If you went to your dentist for a checkup, would you expect him to carry out some brain surgery for you? The age old saying ‘jack of all trades, master of none’ springs to mind.

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