Consulting

Change

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

Neil Wood LOCOG

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

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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

Beever wins Glasgow Housing strategy audit

Major Scottish landlord awards Beever and Struthers contract to look over its business plan

15 Nov 2011

Your clients need more from you

Firms need commercial experience to provide clients with a more rounded service

29 Sep 2011

Can the Big Four's consulting grip be broken?

The Big Four have swanned in and retaken control of the financial services consulting market. Where does that leave the other players? asks Edward Haigh

10 Aug 2011

Fight for your firm's survival

The UK accountancy profession has become a mature and saturated market, forcing firms to innovate or face being squeezed out, according to a report by Carnaby Co

11 May 2011

Consulting picks up after 2009 slump

Consulting industry halts contraction

03 May 2011

Clients favour consultants' local knowledge over global reach

Study suggests Big Four could fall from favour

28 Apr 2011

Grant Thornton acquires consultancy LECG

Financial services consultancy snapped up by Grant Thornton

06 Apr 2011

KPMG acquires global consultancy business

EquaTerra bought by KPMG in a global deal

22 Feb 2011

Austerity Mum's recruitment campaign

21 Jan 2011

Advisers help Lifestructures merger deal

DA Locke & Co work on Lifestructures merger

22 Nov 2010

Deloitte eyeing consultants Roland Berger

Big Four firm is in talks with Roland Berger about merging their consultancy practices

19 Nov 2010

Consultants moved to avoid public sector squeeze

Firms move consulting staff off public sector beat, as public sector spending restraints hit home

16 Nov 2010

Private equity: FDs – Time to change up

Over a year on from Lehman’s, the credit crunch has forced private equity finance directors to develop new skills

20 Oct 2010

Humanitarian group appoints UK auditor

Doctors of the World appoints Beever and Struthers

19 Oct 2010

Deloitte nudges ahead of PwC as largest global firm

Firm sneak ahead of rival as world's largest firm

05 Oct 2010

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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

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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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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.