Consulting

Chancellor George Osborne presenting the 2013 Budget in the traditional red box

£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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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

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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

Consulting: the changers need to change

Consultants seem good at telling clients to adapt - but their lack of ability to do so themselves is holding them back, argues Edward Haigh

03 Apr 2012

Analysis: Deloitte and London 2012

Accountancy Age interviews four Deloitte experts tasked with progressing the London Olympics to the starting pistol and beyond, writes Rachael Singh

27 Mar 2012

PwC leads Big Four in European consultancy market, says survey

PwC best placed Big Four accountancy firm to benefit from possible growth in the European consultancy market, a survey says

19 Mar 2012

Government-backed accounting apprenticeship launched

Consortium of accounting bodies win government bid to provide thousands of apprenticeship roles

02 Dec 2011

Firm sues solicitors over unpaid invoices

Ballamy Woodhouse sues solicitors alleging that its bills for expert witness services have gone unpaid

15 Nov 2011

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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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