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Europe

Practitioners are keen on career abroad

North America and Western Europe most desired locations for accountants looking for career abroad

28 Nov 2013

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KPMG on senior level recruitment drive

KPMG boosts its tax and pensions practice with two partner appointments and a raft of promotions to director level

28 Nov 2013

Two new trustees join IFRS Foundation

Maria Helena Santana and Lynn Wood will serve as trustees of the IFRS Foundation from 1 January next year

27 Nov 2013

Accountants expecting 18% bonus this Christmas

Average expected bonus is up to £11,587 for the Christmas season

27 Nov 2013

The Practitioner: Wearing too many hats is headache-inducing

Helping clients out with menial matters only stops you from providing better value services, muses the Practitioner

26 Nov 2013

Best Practice: Goodman Jones' Larry Phillips

Goodman Jones may only have one office, but Fitzroy Square firm’s solid base belies a spirit to use the latest technology to grow, reports Kevin Reed

26 Nov 2013

Colin: What most guests missed at the British Accountancy Awards

Colin made quite a discovery after the British Accountancy Awards finished

25 Nov 2013

EY to expand into Canary Wharf

Big Four firm to take 200,000 sq ft of space at Canary Wharf

25 Nov 2013

Taking Stock: Leap of faith at the British Accountancy Awards 2013

Senior practitioners go the extra mile to win British Accountancy Awards

21 Nov 2013

British Accountancy Awards 2013: The Winners

Accountancy Age reveals the winners from the profession's big night at the Tower of London

21 Nov 2013

Women paid £10k less than men after ten years in accountancy

The gender pay gap is increasing year on year between men and women across the profession, research shows

20 Nov 2013

Julie Walsh takes Kingston Smith managing partner role

Julie Walsh to work with Sir Michael Snyder and revamped executive board

19 Nov 2013

EY poaches KPMG's ex-private client head

David Kilshaw to join EY's private client practice

15 Nov 2013

Accountants have no idea of social media used by their firm

Just a fraction of accountants are aware of their firms' active engagement on social media, while they themselves are utilising its benefits

13 Nov 2013

FRC appoints new executive director of strategy

Chris Hodge replaces Mridul Hegde as new FRC executive director of strategy

13 Nov 2013

New tax partner hires at BDO

Karen McGrory and Jane Mulholland both join the firm in November

13 Nov 2013

Recruitment specialist hired to grow Danbro

Chester Boothe joins to leverage his recruitment industry experience to grow the contractor accountancy specialists

12 Nov 2013

Young takes Adler Shine tax role

Mitch Young to serve as tax director at Adler Shine

12 Nov 2013

Opinion: Adding value to clients requires wholesale change

The Accountancy Age/Twinfield senior practitioner roundtable revealed a whole host of business issues to address before value can be added to client relationships

08 Nov 2013

Mazars adds three to tax team

Mazars hires one tax partner and two directors

06 Nov 2013

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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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