Accounting firms

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Don’t look back in anger

Accountancy Age asks eight UK managing partners what lessons they’ve learned in the last 12 months and what they expect for the year ahead

19 Dec 2013

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Best Practice: Price Bailey’s Peter Gillman

Price Bailey executive chairman talks about the firm's evolution and its future

19 Dec 2013

Jeremy Bowler

'Top ten' aim for new PKF UK network

Cooper Parry chairman Jeremy Bowler speaks of PKF's ambitions, as his firm looks to help revitalise its UK presence

18 Dec 2013

Accountants confident about UK’s economic prospects

Iris finds a significant jump in accountancy's attitudes towards UK's economic fortunes

18 Dec 2013

An 'audit bonus' for business, but dire news for small firms

An increase in the audit threshold could be dire for the smaller end of the accounting profession

17 Dec 2013

Deloitte replaces KPMG as Spirax-Sarco auditor

FTSE 250 engineering company appoints Deloitte as its auditor for the year ending 31 December 2014

17 Dec 2013

Cooper Parry joins PKF network

Cooper Parry becomes the third British firm to join the international network following the previous incumbent's merger with BDO

17 Dec 2013

Banking expert made tax chief at Johnston Carmichael

Susie Walker is made Scottish firm's head of tax

16 Dec 2013

KPMG restructures partner pay as profits leap 27%

KPMG holds back profit for investment as partner earnings increase to £713,000

16 Dec 2013

Around 70% of accountants expect annual pay rise

Nearly two thirds are looking to change jobs in the next six months, survey finds

16 Dec 2013

FTSE 350 non-audit fees falls by a quarter

Fees paid to the auditors of FTSE 350 companies for non-audit services falls by 24%

13 Dec 2013

THP Total Accounting joined by Reynolds & Co

North London firms merge

13 Dec 2013

KPMG posts highest ever global revenues

Emerging markets and advisory services nudge KPMG International over $23bn of revenues

13 Dec 2013

Taking Stock: It’s the season for (practice) biographies

TS is spoiled for choice for biographies this Christmas...But we recommend that of Price Bailey

12 Dec 2013

Three advisers join medical accountancy specialists

Three accountants join Newcastle firm BW Medical Accountants

12 Dec 2013

Practices hit in Finance Bill

Professional services practices hit with tough new proposals aimed at stopping disguised employment of salaried partners

11 Dec 2013

Mazars aims to double size in Scotland

Mazars aiming to double business in Scotland within the next two years

09 Dec 2013

AS2013: What the practitioners say

A round-up of accountancy's reaction to the chancellor's Autumn Statement

06 Dec 2013

AS2013: Lack of detail means the fun's in the Finance Bill

The chancellor, in an otherwise dull Autumn Statement, has left a few grenades hidden in the Green Book

05 Dec 2013

Reeves merges with Gatwick rival

Reeves has merged with its rival CLB Gatwick, which will double its size in the region

04 Dec 2013

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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

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

Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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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.