Accounting firms

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Jason Lester appointed EY’s head of tax in the UK & Ireland

Jason Lester named as UK & Ireland managing partner for tax at EY

09 Sep 2014

Philip Morrice

Alexander Sloan appoints its youngest managing partner

Philip Morrice appointed managing partner of Glasgow firm

08 Sep 2014

British Accountancy Awards 2014

Revealed: The British Accountancy Awards 2014 shortlist

Is your firm shortlisted for the 2014 British Accountancy Awards?

05 Sep 2014

Leonard Curtis arranges sale of Installation Project Services

Joint administrators from Leonard Curtis sell Installation Project Services, preserving 29 jobs

05 Sep 2014

BKL in rebrand as it updates image

Berg Kaprow Lewis is to rebrand as BKL

04 Sep 2014

Taking Stock: Branded

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

04 Sep 2014

Consultancy rebrands to Andersen Tax

US tax consultancy revives the Andersen brand

04 Sep 2014

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

04 Sep 2014

New audit head for Baker Tilly

Jonathan Ericson takes over from Jane Bleach as head of audit at Baker Tilly

03 Sep 2014

Mazars agrees £2m settlement with accounting watchdog

Mazars fined and severely reprimanded by the FRC over its conduct and that its London managing partner Richard Karmel

02 Sep 2014

KPMG increases lead as most prolific stock market auditor

KPMG increases lead as the most prolific auditor of stock market companies, while PwC remains most dominant FTSE 100 auditor

02 Sep 2014

Haslers advises on engineering firm’s MBO

Haslers helps secure the management buy-out of engineering firm Trocholics

02 Sep 2014

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

01 Sep 2014

Bishop Fleming picks up 150th academy client

South-west and west Midlands firm picks up two new academy contracts to take its sector base to 150

01 Sep 2014

KPMG anoints 52 new partners

Big Four firm brings in more female partners, but is striving to improve its gender balance

01 Sep 2014

Interview: TaxAssist's Karl Sandall discusses franchisee 'owners'

Karl Sandall talks about the belief that TaxAssist franchisees have in the brand, as they - and management - buy out the business

29 Aug 2014

TaxAssist franchisees invest with management in groundbreaking MBO

More than half of Taxassist Accountants franchisees now own 32% of the franchise, as they join management in a buyout

29 Aug 2014

Baker Tilly in merger with Scottish firm

Aberdeen-based firm Simpson Forsyth joins Baker Tilly in merger

29 Aug 2014

PwC faces $1bn lawsuit over bad MF Global advice

PwC's advice on "repurchase-to-maturity" transactions was a substantial cause of the 2011 collapse of MF Global, judge claims

28 Aug 2014

Tax clampdowns and audit squeeze behind drop in firms

The number of registered firms falls 4% in 12 months

26 Aug 2014

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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

Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

Audit magnifying glass

New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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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.