Consulting

OFR announcment receives mixed reactions from auditors

Auditors claim "we have come full circle"

20 May 2010

Claire Milverton named interim CFO at Avisen

Group financial controller gets promotion to chief of finance at technology consultancy business

20 May 2010

Whitbread enacts new pension arrangement

Deloitte devised pension scheme now used by hotel chain

20 May 2010

KPMG considered entering credit-rating market

Head of Big Four firm said it is "plausible" to enter rating industry

17 May 2010

SAP's shares could fall following news of acquisition

Financial IT business SAP's shares are predicted to fall today following a bid for smaller rival, Sybase

13 May 2010

Big Four lag behind consulting rivals on thought leadership

Top consultants put Big Four into the shade on thought leadership

06 May 2010

Michael Page VAT win cut by £12m

Recruiter says £50m VAT overpayment win from HMRC is revised to £38m, but another £80m reclaim is still being pursued

04 May 2010

New pension proposals released by IASB

Proposals will hit profits but provide clarity

29 Apr 2010

‘Cut the clutter’ from annual reports, regulator warns FDs

FRC to release guidance aimed at FDs who fill financial reports with unnecessary and trivial information

29 Apr 2010

Pension plans will add £10bn to pension costs: PwC

New rules will “radically change”accounting for pensions

23 Apr 2010

KPMG appointed chief adviser to billion-pound pension fund

Filrm wins advisory role after losing audit nine months ago

19 Apr 2010

IFAs hope for more clients from accountants

80% of firms refer clients just once a month

13 Apr 2010

UK consulting fees slump 6%

Financial services and strategy slump hits consulting industry

12 Apr 2010

Business failure slowdown is bucking trend: BDO

Businesses held up better than expected, according to insolvency experts

07 Apr 2010

Central government pays consultants £1.7bn

Lib Dems brand the government as "consultaholics"

06 Apr 2010

In-house tax: bring tax back inside

At a time when companies are cutting back on staff numbers, finance chiefs should be persuading their bosses to start up an internal tax-team and why those joining up should not be afraid of the perceived stigma attached to it

25 Mar 2010

Index compares share price with emissions

24 Mar 2010

Ready. Aim. Pitch.

Getting ready for a business pitch should be like preparing for a military campaign

18 Mar 2010

PwC building wins sustainability award

Building began as a "blank sheet of paper"

16 Mar 2010

New international standard to redefine audit role

International body wants guidance to be "clearer and more readable"

15 Mar 2010

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The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Taking Stock: Mazuma's Blue (Peter) movie

Those crazy cats at Mazuma have filmed a brilliant Blue Peter-style video. They're wasted in number-crunching

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

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