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

PwC's Newberry appointed MCA president

Pat Newberry in as president of the Management Consultancies Association

12 Mar 2010

Management consultants add £56bn value to clients

Industry body extols its members in new report

09 Mar 2010

BP pays E&Y £54m in fees

Big Four firm's fee drops on previous year's figures

05 Mar 2010

Video: The value of consulting

Current and future trends in the consultancy market explored

02 Mar 2010

Audio: The value of consulting

Current and future trends in the consultancy market explored

02 Mar 2010

De Boer lined up KPMG job before Copenhagen talks

UN climate change chief talks on his move to Big Four firm

26 Feb 2010

Former Haines Watts unit heading for CVA

Top 20 firm's former business unit, now called Sixonethreeone, has debts of more than £4m and faces a company voluntary arrangement

25 Feb 2010

Deloitte plays war games with new acquisition

Firm adds new consultancy firm to operations

23 Feb 2010

Business Link treats accountants poorly, says ACCA

ACCA argues that the adviser network needs to be replaced

22 Feb 2010

Marketing: don’t spray and pray

Winning clients over will be difficult if you behave like a foot-in-the-door salesman

18 Feb 2010

Analysis: FRC's Haddrill at the Treasury select commmittee

New FRC chief tells Treasury committee that current system for differentiating between audit and non-audit creates "absurdities"

10 Feb 2010

Accountant in line for £1.75m bonus payment

Agreement made after hygiene company acquaires pet care provider

05 Feb 2010

UK not at the end of the insolvency tunnel: PwC

Companies are in the best shape for 12 months, but PwC expert warns business are still at risk as the UK tries to escape recession

04 Feb 2010

Taxman urges delay of UK GAAP replacement

Replacement of UK GAAP will clash with iXBRL introduction

03 Feb 2010

Hundred Group opposes non-audit restrictions

FDs say existing guidelines should remain

02 Feb 2010

Legal advice: the loneliest executive?

The incredible demands placed on today’s FDs can make some feel isolated, with no one to confide in. Could the solution to the problem really be your friendly neighbourhood legal representative?

01 Feb 2010

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

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

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

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?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go


Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

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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