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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

30 Oct 2014

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Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

30 Oct 2014

KPMG’s head of charities joins CCW not for profit team

Crowe Clark Whitehill boosts audit capabilities with not-for-profit partner hire

29 Oct 2014

NWN beefs up music industry offering with business support hire

Jackie Da Costa joins NWN Blue Squared

28 Oct 2014

James Cowper appoints two directors

Sarah Robert and Stuart Williams handed promotions

28 Oct 2014

Grant Thornton to develop business skills apprenticeship

Top ten firm appointed by BIS to develop apprenticeships

24 Oct 2014

200 female employees join class action against KPMG US

KPMG US female employees, past and present, opt in to gender discrimination class action against the firm

23 Oct 2014

LIVE BLOG: Tesco's trading update

Welcome to the Accountancy Age/Financial Director live blog, where we will cover all the relevant issues and opinions that arise from Tesco's crucial trading update

23 Oct 2014

KPMG pulls sponsorship of LSE sports union over ‘offensive' leaflets

"Homophobic", "misogynistic" and "classist" flyers were confiscated soon after complaints made to the student union

22 Oct 2014

Milsted Langdon welcomes first female insolvency practitioner

Rachel makes company history 17 years after starting at firm

21 Oct 2014

Baker Tilly adds two to London tax team

Baker Tilly appoint Caroline Rai and Adrian Benosiglio as tax partners

21 Oct 2014

Older advisers are blocking career paths

With an increasing number of older accountants working beyond 65, the next generation feels their career trajectory has slowed, finds new survey

20 Oct 2014

Biggest firms drive toughest bargain in M&A deals

Selling out to one of the 100 biggest practices is likely to see a lower price than to one of the next tier, claims Retiring Accountant

17 Oct 2014

14 offices to close in significant HMRC cuts

HMRC confirms cuts to staff numbers and offices

17 Oct 2014

Seven new partners for Mazars

Mazars announces a mix of external hires and internal promotions, as it looks to build on growth

16 Oct 2014

HMRC workers on strike over pay and job cuts

200,000 PCS members expected to strike today over pension, privatisation, pay and job losses

15 Oct 2014

Venning boosts EY's north-west practice

Victoria Venning leaves Deloitte for EY

15 Oct 2014

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

14 Oct 2014

KPMG outs itself as firm that must address diversity imbalance

Big Four firm in drive to improve diversity profile

14 Oct 2014

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

13 Oct 2014

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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: Tax powers could be a right old dog fight

Colin imagines how Scotland's new tax powers could play out

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

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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.