Accounting firms

Mike Tovey

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

Audit magnifying glass

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

medicaldevice

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

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

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

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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

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

Share Price Centre

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PI Insurance

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Appointments to University Committees

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Briefings

budget-management

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.