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EY aims to treble strategy consulting practice by 2020

EY plans to grow strategy consulting practice to over 2,500 professionals by 2020, and appoints a new global leader for the business

07 Nov 2014

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Consulting division boosts Deloitte’s annual revenues

Deloitte reports fifth consecutive year of international growth as revenues hit $34.2bn

25 Sep 2014

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KATO Consulting and Foulger Underwood announce merger

Pracitce marriage brokers get married, and become FOULGER UNDERWOODKATO

08 Sep 2014

PwC fined $25m over consulting work for Japanese bank

PwC’s US arm fined and banned from some consulting work over misconduct during work at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi

19 Aug 2014

BDO boosts consulting team with MorganFranklin UK acquisition

BDO's financial management and technology consulting division boosted by eight-strong team joining

07 Aug 2014

The Practitioner: Government-subsidised tax advice please?

With the government looking to help fund the provision of free advice to pensioners, the Practitioner thinks there are advantages, for all, to extend this to accounting and tax

25 Jul 2014

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

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

Buzzacott co-founds LLP advisory alliance

Buzzacott helps to form the Professional Practices Alliance, which will provide support to firms in LLP structures

01 Jul 2014

'AIM revival' see James Cowper scoop two IPOs

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

20 Jun 2014

Interview: Graeme Smith, Zolfo Cooper advisory services lead partner

Graeme Smith talks Accountancy Age through Zolfo Cooper's plans to provide clients with a broader range of services

19 Jun 2014

Zolfo Cooper expands into non-restructuring services

Graeme Smith to head up advisory services at Zolfo Cooper, to 'meet client demand'

17 Jun 2014

Digital drives consulting industry to previous heights

Huge recruitment push as digital services creates consulting momentum

10 Jun 2014

KPMG acquires IT consultancy Safira

Acquisition positions KPMG as leading provider of business process management solutions

04 Jun 2014

Auto-enrolment: The advice is right?

The Pensions Regulator calls on advisers to keep up to speed with the requirements of auto-enrolment, or risk 'unhappy clients'

27 May 2014

Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services

23 Apr 2014

Lack of planning hitting SME profits

Exact's survey finds SMEs are much more likely to turn a profit if they make a business plan

11 Apr 2014

PwC completes acquisition of Booz & Co

PwC receives approval to acquire international consulting company Booz & Co which will rebrand to Strategy &

03 Apr 2014

Does growth mean consulting rethink?

Growth, and downturns, give CFOs spending headaches - particularly on consulting. Alan Leaman, CEO of the Management Consultancies Association (MCA), explains the new choices at hand for buyers

17 Mar 2014

Advertisement feature: Automatic enrolment - a new business opportunity for accountants

The introduction of automatic enrolment has revolutionised the way workers in the UK will save for retirement. But it's also opened up new opportunities for accountants and other types of corporate service providers.

25 Feb 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: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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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.