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Non executive directors

Find out more about the role and responsibilities of a non-executive director

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On the herding of cats

Professional service firms are composed of experts who prize their autonomy. In this context, leadership must be a collective endeavor.

Basel III marathon ends but capital race is far from over

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has put pen to paper in finalising the international set of banking regulations known as Basel III, giving capital markets some long-awaited clarity on the way in which banks should model for risk.

Five key questions all boards should ask about fraud

Join us for this short lunchtime webinar, presented in conjunction with the Fraud Advisory Panel, to learn what the board can do to support its fraud team and the key questions it should ask.

Conflict resolution

Get practical conflict resolution techniques and strategies for the best workable outcome.

Five key questions all boards should ask about fraud

Join us for this short lunchtime webinar, presented in conjunction with the Fraud Advisory Panel, to learn what the board can do to support its fraud team and the key questions it should ask.

Conflict resolution

Get practical conflict resolution techniques and strategies for the best workable outcome.

Pan-accountancy lunch 2019

Come along to this always impressive annual lunch at The Mansion House. With the Lord Mayor and guest speaker Liz Murrall, Director Stewardship and Reporting, The Investment Association.

Webinars and other recordings

Webinar IFRS 16 Leases the impact

With IFRS 16 Leases being effective from 1 January 2019, this webinar will look at the wider commercial, economic, technological and demographic trends that could challenge the assumptions included in the lease standard.

Ebooks

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Executive directors

Chapter 12 - The role of the executive director, chief executive and finance director are outlined as well as director remuneration and the roles and responsibilities of the remuneration committee. Pay, pensions and other benefits, disclosure requirements, contracts and severance are also covered.

Financial statements of sole proprietors

Four chapters looking at the preparation of the financial statements of sole proprietors, covering statements of profit or loss and statements of financial position.

Pioneers, drivers, integrators, & guardians

When teams fall short of their potential, it’s often because leaders don’t know how to spot and manage the differences in how people approach their work. To get the most from the styles on their teams, leaders should pull opposite types closer together, give more voice to people with nondominant perspectives, and take extra care to get input from sensitive introverts.

Standard costing and variance analysis

A look at how budgetary control can be exercised by comparing estimates for cost and income against the actual costs and income as they arise.

"Experts" who beat the odds are probably just lucky

An interview with Jerker Denrell, focusing on his research study into the accuracy of financial analysts' forecasts.

"Getting our managers to change is the most powerful thing we've done"

The article reports on the growing number of companies replacing annual employee and business appraisals with a more frequent evaluation scheme. Topics discussed include the factors behind the growing move away from annual appraisals, the factors that may influence the success or failure of changes to the annual appraisal and the benefits and potential negative effects of regular discussions or appraisals.

"Is he being paid more than me?"

The article discusses gender pay gaps in organizations of Great Britain. Topics include views of Elysia McCaffrey, head at the Government Equalities Office, on payroll arrangements, the introduction of gender pay gap reporting having positive effect on the quality of public discourse and forcing business to act on the more persistent issues such as pay inequality, and incorporation of gender pay gap analysis into pay review by Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CPID).

"It would destroy me if we lost the company culture"

Article features the media planning agency December 19 to discuss the importance of company culture in achieving business success. Also cited are the company's co-founders Dave Barnett and Dan Pimm, the firm's focus on treating people right and developing relationships rather than profitability, as well as the business' financial performance including a twofold increase in turnover annually

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On the herding of cats

Professional service firms are composed of experts who prize their autonomy. In this context, leadership must be a collective endeavor.

Basel III marathon ends but capital race is far from over

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has put pen to paper in finalising the international set of banking regulations known as Basel III, giving capital markets some long-awaited clarity on the way in which banks should model for risk.

Join the Academia & Education Community

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IT Counts

Visit the IT Counts online community to read blogs and discussions.

Blogs and discussion

Our blogging platform gives Academia and Education Community members the opportunity to interact with colleagues and professionals on issues concerning accountancy education, qualifications, lifelong learning and research. You can also found out about the latest events relevant to the community.

Retail and Leisure Market Analysis 2018

This report uses the Local Data Company’s extensive data of over 650,000 premises to gain a deep understanding of the complex and rapidly developing trends across the UK’s high streets, shopping centres and retail parks over the 12 months of 2018.

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