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Consultancy nudges Baker Tilly International into growth

International network sees modest growth, as advisory services perform strongly

31 Jan 2014

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PwC's Booz acquisition given green light

US-based consultancy giant Booz & Company votes to join PwC international network

24 Dec 2013

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SMEs 'optimistic but cautious' on growth prospects

SMEs line up growth in 2014, but unsure about taking aggressive action to drive forward, finds Baker Tilly survey

13 Nov 2013

PwC called in to investigate RSA's Irish division

Firm recruited to get to the bottom of issues discovered at RSA's Irish claims and finance functions

11 Nov 2013

Opinion: Adding value to clients requires wholesale change

The Accountancy Age/Twinfield senior practitioner roundtable revealed a whole host of business issues to address before value can be added to client relationships

08 Nov 2013

PwC snaps up consultancy giant Booz & Co

US-based Booz & Co’s 3,000 strong international workforce picked up by PwC

31 Oct 2013

Deloitte reviews Bank of England's costs

Big Four firm takes on efficiency review as new Bank of England COO charged with leading strategic plan

24 Oct 2013

Scott Barnes: Grant Thornton to answer £500m question

In an interview with Accountancy Age, Scott Barnes outlines how the firm grew in the last year - and its strong prospects for 2013/14

07 Oct 2013

KPMG advisers appointed to Bglobal after boardroom tussle

Listed smart meter business calls in KPMG a week after shareholders ousted father and son from the board

23 Aug 2013

Cable: Advisers progress in addressing avoidance concerns

Vince Cable sees accountants moving in the right direction on facing up to tax avoidance issues

12 Jul 2013

Navigant's FS arm acquired by Grant Thornton

Financial services advisory unit joins Grant Thornton

10 Jul 2013

DB pensions set for change under FRS 102

UK companies should prepare for a new regime for defined benefit schemes under FRS 102, writes Simon Taylor

08 Jul 2013

FTSE 100 exec pension pay falling

FTSE 100 pension provisions falling and HMRC benefiting for new tax allowance, survey finds

08 Jul 2013

Acquisitions will reshape the consulting industry in 2013

Soft markets are seeing the big boys acquire to grow - with smaller consultancies feeling the squeeze, writes Fiona Czerniawska

04 Jul 2013

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

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

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

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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

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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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