News

With the accountancy world constantly evolving it can be a challenge for practitioners to stay up-to-date with the latest news and insight on all they need to know to ensure they deliver a first-rate service to their customers. In addition to it’s CPD programme, in-person seminars and social channels, the CPAA news pages are a great way to digest relevant news content, find out more about legislative updates, review budgetary announcements and gain insight into some valuable in-depth feature articles.

Check out the more recent posts below or view our archive features by month via the right-hand column.

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Ready steady, keep on going!

07 August 2016

Martin Bissett examines the challenges faced by accountants wanting to grow and develop their practices.

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Five key risks for financial services

31 July 2016

Susannah Hammond assesses what’s coming next on the risk and regulation front for financial services.

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What now for our new Chancellor?

28 July 2016

What a few weeks it has been for British politics. With all of the upheaval, you’d be excused for missing the fact that we have a new Chancellor, let alone knowing much about him.

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Where now in the post-Brexit era of uncertainty?

05 July 2016

Brexit has been a political earthquake. Warnings from the Bank of England and virtually every economist and business organisation weren’t enough to sway the electorate and now the UK is set to leave the EU. In the week that followed, we have witnessed a seismic shake up across politics, fractures within the UK, the value of the pound sinking, our AAA credit rating downgraded, and share prices have plummeted.

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IN OR OUT? HOW WILL IT SHAKE THE INDUSTRY ABOUT?

17 June 2016

On Thursday 23rd June we head to the polls to vote on whether the UK should remain part of the European Union or leave it. Both sides of the fence have fought hard for hearts and minds, using an array of alarming sums and statistics, speculating on the outcome, and warning about the impact on the UK’s economy and business community.

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FRS 102: SETTING THE NEW STANDARD

11 March 2016

In 2013 the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) gave the green light to FRS 102, a new financial reporting standard for the UK and Ireland. It swung into action from January 2015, replacing all existing UK GAAP, Financial Reporting Standards and UITFs as the mandatory new standard.

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FRS 102: RINGING IN THE CHANGES

11 March 2016

As covered in our previous article on the introduction of the mandatory new standard, FRS 102, there are some differences to be embraced. While there are certainly variations between the old UK/Irish GAAP and FRS 102, they are reassuringly similar in terms of scope and basic principles.

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The future for Excel (Part II)

06 January 2016

In our recent 'Has Excel's time come' feature we looked at Excel's place in the evolving digital landscape and reviewed some of the alternatives. Here in Part II we examine the future for Excel and invite leading experts to share their thoughts.

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Has Excel's time come? (Part I)

06 January 2016

In Part I of our 'Has Excel's time come' feature we look at Excel's place in the evolving digital landscape and review some of the alternatives. Look out for Part II where we look at the future for Excel and invite leading experts to share their thoughts.

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Practice Makes Perfect for AccountingWEB

16 December 2015

This autumn the CPAA sponsored the Practice Growth Award at AccountingWEB’s highly successful Practice Excellence Awards. Here, we look at the awards in more detail and talk to John Stokdyk, Editor-in-Chief at AccountingWEB about the programme and the insights that have been gained over the years from the array of fascinating and inspiring businesses that have taken part.

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