Consulting

Alan Leaman

Smaller consultancies thrive as emerging markets beckon

Smaller management consultancies picking up specialist work as companies look to take advantage of emerging markets

29 May 2013

Peter Gillman

Price Bailey sells £150m regional IFA arm to Bellpenny

Bellpenny makes its second financial services acquisition from the accountancy sector in a week

13 May 2013

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Bellpenny acquires Foot Davson's IFA arm

IFA acquirer Bellpenny has completed the purchase of the IFA arm of Tunbridge Wells based accountancy firm, Foot Davson.

09 May 2013

Practice Manager: KPMG tiptoes around Makinson Cowell's clients

The Big Four firm's latest acquisition will keep its brand, with 'independence' being the byword

19 Apr 2013

KPMG acquires board advisers Makinson Cowell

Equity market advisers Makinson Cowell to keep its brand following KPMG acquisition

19 Apr 2013

£30m 'advice voucher scheme' for SMEs launched

Government launches Growth Vouchers Programme for SMEs to use on professional advice

22 Mar 2013

Government procurement could spark consultancy revolution

The new government procurement framework could open up the consulting market - and even improve client/customer relations

28 Feb 2013

Turner leaves AlixPartners for Ernst & Young

Operations turnaround expert Turner joins Ernst & Young

27 Feb 2013

Begbies Traynor rebrands consulting services

BTG Financial Consulting formed to encapsulate the firm's services outside of formal insolvency

21 Jan 2013

Colin: Have a value-added Christmas

Colin wishes you all a merry Christmas - and don't forget to leave a 64-8 out for when Santa comes down the chimney

20 Dec 2012

Jeffreys Henry undertakes valuation work for Rangers FC

Advisors provide intangible assets valuation work for Rangers prior to its IPO

17 Dec 2012

KPMG sets up Tech City garrison

Dedicated team from KPMG takes residence at Silicon Roundabout

07 Dec 2012

Green light for advisors

Accounting for carbon emissions gives advisors a great opportunity to provide a new service to clients

05 Oct 2012

Beevers helps homebuilder secure £225m on bonds market

Beever & Struthers helps Longhurst go to market for funds to build 1,700 homes

03 Oct 2012

Overseas consulting work grows rapidly in 2012

Overseas operations become an increasingly important part of consulting firms' revenue mix

26 Sep 2012

KPMG's crowdsourcing tie-up twists TS into knots

What are 'customisable forums' and digital market insights'? TS attempts to find out

25 Sep 2012

Consultancy: The Top 50 +50

Pressure on profit and fees in audit and compliance work is leading firms to reposition themselves as broader advisory businesses

14 Aug 2012

Quarter of FTSE 150 treasuries ill-prepared for volatility

Survey of 95 FTSE 150 companies by Reval finds that 26% of companies have no automated treasury management technology system in place

12 Jun 2012

Time for consulting to re-balance?

Despite robust performance in 2011, the consulting industry must reduce its reliance on financial services clients, says Alan Leaman

15 May 2012

Consulting industry fees back at pre-crisis level

5% fee income gorwth in the management consulting industry, as economy slowly recovers

15 May 2012

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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?

Miller's Tale: Quality time(sheets)

Love them or loathe them, timesheets are a part of day-to-day life for most practices. Cara Miller asks whether they're actually outdated, and a hindrance

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

The untimely death of a client makes The Practitioner think about the role of an accountant

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Probate: How to manage death and taxes

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

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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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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