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Accountancy Age Top 50+50 2013

Welcome to the latest Accountancy Age Top 50+50 survey of the UK's biggest firms

23 Jul 2014

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Top 50+50: Firms poised for clients' expansion

Big Four partner numbers climb, as does Top 50 fee income, but even with expectation of growth many firms are still struggling, finds Accountancy Age

23 Jul 2014

Pip McCrostie

EY beefs up strategy consulting with Parthenon deal

EY merges Parthenon into its business, as the Big Four continue their decade-long expansion back into consulting

22 Jul 2014

Tax reliefs for over 55s to be restricted

The government is set to restrict pensions tax relief for the over 55s in a bid to stop the “exploitation” of new tax freedoms.

21 Jul 2014

Second tranche of British Accountancy Awards judges revealed

ACCA UK head Sarah Hathaway, Cass visiting professor Stefan Stern, ICM chief Philip King and KPMG London chairman Richard Reid join the 2014 British Accountancy Awards judging panel

21 Jul 2014

Record growth sees West Country firm Old Mill pay £600,000 bonus

Old Mill fee income hits £16m in 2014

18 Jul 2014

Best Practice: Chantrey Vellacott DFK's Mike Tovey

Chantrey Vellacott's managing partner tells the warts-and-all story of the Top 30 firm's evolution

16 Jul 2014

Advisers concerned about effect of audit threshold rise

Plans to take more businesses out of the audit regime gives practices the jitters, says CaseWare

15 Jul 2014

Smith & Nephew ends 77-year audit relationship with EY

FTSE 100 company Smith & Nephew replaces EY with KPMG

14 Jul 2014

EY announces 68 new equity partners in the UK

EY appoints 68 equity partners to its UK business, taking its total UK partners to 628

11 Jul 2014

888 plays it safe with EY audit appointment

BDO loses contract after decade that included advising on gambling business’ IPO

11 Jul 2014

Taking Stock: Menzies 'launches new trajectory'

In space no one can hear you audit

10 Jul 2014

Drop in insolvencies hits Begbies profits

Begbies Traynor sales hit by 9% fall in UK insolvencies during the financial year

09 Jul 2014

Accountancy Age Best Employer Survey: Top ten revealed

The top ten practices revealed in our 2014 Best Employer Survey

08 Jul 2014

Grant Thornton appointments target growth in south west

Tim Lincoln will head up the region’s business, as John Golding takes control of public sector assurance in the area

08 Jul 2014

Watson to lead EY in Yorkshire and Humberside

EY assurance partner Stuart Watson made Yorkshire and Humberside senior partner

08 Jul 2014

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

08 Jul 2014

Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

07 Jul 2014

Top 40 Networks 2014: More change around the corner

With the latest Accountancy Age Top 40 International Networks data revealed, Phil Smith looks at the myriad of issues that illustrate the market's evolution

07 Jul 2014

Top 40 Networks 2014: Brand awareness

A big push on international referrals, branding issues and network swapping are a all a big part of practice life in 2014, writes Jane Howard

07 Jul 2014

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

House of Cards

Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Alas! Tax! We knew it well

Colin speculates on how theatres might feel about tax relief

Taking Stock: No humble pie after anti-PwC newspaper ad

PwC US and PwC Gibraltar namechecked in what TS can only describe as a 'cryptic' newspaper advert

Taking Stock: Branded

Firms are changing their brands like they're going out of fashion, but you've got to be consistent, says TS

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.