Consulting

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

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

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New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

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CONFIRMED - Accountants are sexy beasts

Accountants are among the most interesting workers in the bedroom, apparently

Colin: Evaders are going to struggle to fit in

Colin was tickled when he realised how much harder tax evaders are to find life after the LDF limitations

Colin: Capital punishment

Is IFRS being used as a scapegoat for bad corporate behaviour? muses Colin

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