Accounting firms

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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

buccament-bay

Wilkins Kennedy dismisses Harlequin $68m claim

Top 50 firm Wilkins Kennedy denies breach of duty claim against it filed by Harlequin Property and Harlequin Hotels & Resorts

07 Jul 2014

Financial Reporting Council

Investors slam FRC going concern proposals

Plans to water down ongoing viability statements will be “damaging to the public interest”, according to top shareholders

04 Jul 2014

Top of the Tweet: Top UK accounting firms Twitter rankings

Firms still need to find their way around understanding the value that can be driven from Twitter, writes Kevin Reed

04 Jul 2014

Taking Stock: Nagged to death by Leonard Curtis

Unlucky in choice of profession, and unlucky in choice of horses. Leonard Curtis needs a turnaround in fortune, muses TS

03 Jul 2014

Deloitte loses out to KPMG in Arrow Group audit tender

Incumbent firm fails to win competitive tender after auditing company for five years and advising on IPO

03 Jul 2014

PKF International adds Northern Ireland firm to network

Seven partner firm FPM joins PKF International and rebrands as PKF-FPM

02 Jul 2014

EY appoints 675 partners globally as assurance leads the way

EMEIA promotions grow by 46% on 2013 figures, as 26% of worldwide partner roles go to women

02 Jul 2014

La Senza goes into administration

PwC appointed as lingerie chain goes into administration for second time in two years

02 Jul 2014

Saffron Tax brings in former BDO partner

Nicholas Hughes joins Saffron Tax Partners after a spell with BDO

02 Jul 2014

Grant Thornton launches financial crime and disputes unit

Grant Thornton introduces financial crime and disputes unit

02 Jul 2014

Haysmacintyre aims for more growth with website relaunch

Five-month project leads to optimised site with a clearer and easier user experience for haysmacintyre clients

02 Jul 2014

Chantrey Vellacott lands Five Ways receivership

Landmark Birmingham building placed into receivership

01 Jul 2014

Colin: Anyone can be a marketing director, can't they?

Colin find that accounting and marketing make poor bed fellows

30 Jun 2014

Auto-enrolment staging dates: FAQs for advisers

Employers will soon be approaching you to help them with automatic enrolment. In the first of series of monthly articles, industry liaison managers at The Pensions Regulator Ian Digby and Stephen Rowntree shed light on staging dates

27 Jun 2014

Swindon-based firms merge to create £2m turnover firm

British Accountancy Awards finalist BHG merges with Swindon-based practice

25 Jun 2014

Accountants continue to fail in marketing activities

Just one-third of firms have dedicated marketing staff, while two-thirds do not measure return on investment

25 Jun 2014

Dains' managing partner secures third term

Spencer Wright to serve as Dains managing partner for another three years; Martin Smith re-elected as senior partner

25 Jun 2014

Key facts paint picture of profession in good health

Latest annual key facts and trends in the profession report reflects a positive message about the health of the profession

23 Jun 2014

'AIM revival' see James Cowper scoop two IPOs

Firm advises Bioventix and EW Group through successful listings on AIM index

20 Jun 2014

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2shotguests

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

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

social-networking

Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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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.