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Accountancy Age Top 50+50 2013

Welcome to the latest Accountancy Age Top 50+50 survey of the UK's biggest firms

23 Jul 2014

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Top 50+50: Firms poised for clients' expansion

Big Four partner numbers climb, as does Top 50 fee income, but even with expectation of growth many firms are still struggling, finds Accountancy Age

23 Jul 2014

British Accountancy Awards 2014

Second tranche of British Accountancy Awards judges revealed

ACCA UK head Sarah Hathaway, Cass visiting professor Stefan Stern, ICM chief Philip King and KPMG London chairman Richard Reid join the 2014 British Accountancy Awards judging panel

21 Jul 2014

Grant Thornton insurance chair leaves after just four months

Craig Scarr to leave Grant Thornton, having joined the firm in April

18 Jul 2014

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

17 Jul 2014

Best Practice: Chantrey Vellacott DFK's Mike Tovey

Chantrey Vellacott's managing partner tells the warts-and-all story of the Top 30 firm's evolution

16 Jul 2014

Interview: Michel Prada defends IFRS Foundation governance

Michel Prada tells Accountancy Age that criticism of IFRS Foundation governance structure is 'unfair'

16 Jul 2014

CIPFA treasurer quits over pension deficit concern

Ian Perkin calls on CIPFA to use office sale surplus next year to pay down pension deficit

16 Jul 2014

EY announces 68 new equity partners in the UK

EY appoints 68 equity partners to its UK business, taking its total UK partners to 628

11 Jul 2014

Accountancy Age Best Employer Survey: Top ten revealed

The top ten practices revealed in our 2014 Best Employer Survey

08 Jul 2014

Grant Thornton appointments target growth in south west

Tim Lincoln will head up the region’s business, as John Golding takes control of public sector assurance in the area

08 Jul 2014

Watson to lead EY in Yorkshire and Humberside

EY assurance partner Stuart Watson made Yorkshire and Humberside senior partner

08 Jul 2014

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

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

08 Jul 2014

ICAEW hires KPMG's Armstrong to support regions

Michael Armstrong recruited by ICAEW to support and develop Middle East, Africa and South Asia regions

08 Jul 2014

Interview: Jean Stephens, CEO, RSM International

RSM International's CEO explains the benefits of landing Baker Tilly, and its growth plans in Africa

07 Jul 2014

Top 40 Networks 2014: More change around the corner

With the latest Accountancy Age Top 40 International Networks data revealed, Phil Smith looks at the myriad of issues that illustrate the market's evolution

07 Jul 2014

Jann Brown to chair UK's representative accountancy body

Former Cairn Energy CFO to chair the CCAB

04 Jul 2014

EY appoints 675 partners globally as assurance leads the way

EMEIA promotions grow by 46% on 2013 figures, as 26% of worldwide partner roles go to women

02 Jul 2014

Saffron Tax brings in former BDO partner

Nicholas Hughes joins Saffron Tax Partners after a spell with BDO

02 Jul 2014

Grant Thornton launches financial crime and disputes unit

Grant Thornton introduces financial crime and disputes unit

02 Jul 2014

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This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

The Practitioner: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Post-awards emotion

For some, the British Accountancy Awards can be emotionally demanding

Colin: Pre-award jitters

Colin's excited about tonight's British Accountancy Awards

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.