People practice

Kenny Craig joins Begbies' Glasgow office

Former RSM Tenon business recovery expert joins Begbies Traynor

11 Feb 2014

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Best Practice: Jeffreys Henry’s Justin Randall

Jeffreys Henry partner Justin Randall speaks to Accountancy Age about the firm’s strategy for advising tech and digital businesses

07 Feb 2014

The team will operate from Cheltenham

Smith & Williamson takes on Cheltenham-based RBC tax team

Four-strong Royal Bank of Canada team makes move to Smith & Williamson

07 Feb 2014

Taking Stock: Sobell Rhodes rains supreme

The inclement weather isn't a problem for Sobell Rhodes' numbercrunchers - it's having the strength to lift their brollies

07 Feb 2014

ARC union members vote for HMRC strike

A strike of HMRC's senior managers and professionals will take place on 14 February

05 Feb 2014

AAT CEO steps down after 27 years

Jane Scott Paul will step down from the accounting body after 27 years, 17 of which as CEO

05 Feb 2014

Former Begbies director takes Quantuma role

Andrew Watling joins rival insolvency firm Quantuma in a similar role

05 Feb 2014

The Practitioner: Trainee woes

How much time should you give a trainee to learn the ropes? The Practitioner thinks he's had long enough already...

04 Feb 2014

Former Mazars UK head takes first BKL chairman role

David Evans to join Berg Kaprow Lewis as its first non-exec chairman

03 Feb 2014

Ex-KPMG partner made head of property tax for Gabelle

Caroline Fleet joins London-based firm Gabelle from KPMG

03 Feb 2014

Knights Lowe brings Stacey & Partners on board

Bury St Edmonds firms merge

03 Feb 2014

Colin: FRC Wins the Hoff

Colin's vision of events often bears little relation to reality

24 Jan 2014

Baldwins recruits former RSM Tenon adviser

Richard Clayton joins Midlands firm as partner

24 Jan 2014

Dodwell set for CIoT presidency

Bill Dodwell to take CIoT presidency in two years' time, after holding vice and deputy terms

23 Jan 2014

Windaus takes PwC working capital role

Former senior REL Consultancy executive joins PwC's working capital team

22 Jan 2014

CIMA numbers clear 200,000

218,000 people affiliated to CIMA, with record student numbers

22 Jan 2014

Staff morale results show HMRC ship is steadying

Under difficult circumstances, HM Revenue & Customs staff have posted improved engagement results in latest survey

21 Jan 2014

Colin: Where's the 'dislike' button?

Upon hearing about accountancy's social media habits, Colin wondered whether there are any downsides

20 Jan 2014

CIoT award for Whiting

Office of Tax Simplification tax director John Whiting is given the CIoT's Council Award

15 Jan 2014

Law firms consider cash call over partnership tax changes

Lawyers look at cash call to make sure that 'disguised' employee tax test doesn't catch them

13 Jan 2014

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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

Mehjoo: No such thing as a general retainer?

The long-running legal dispute between midlands firm Harben Barker and client Hossein Mehjoo emphasises the importance of clear terms, write Andrew Howell and Alexa Segal

The Practitioner: If you don’t ask you don’t know

Can the practitioner face their fears and asked the fee question?

Miller's Tale: Women perfectly placed for accountancy's evolution

Women are making their way into the world of finance with more pace than ever before - but how far up the ladder they can climb? And how are they perceived? Accountant, and Accountancy Age columnist, Cara Miller debates this hot topic

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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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