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Tony Murphy

Best Practice: Harrisons’ Tony Murphy

Harrisons London business recovery head Tony Murphy explains how a fraud at his previous firm, and an expansion desire led to Harrisons place in the market

28 Mar 2014

Carl Reader

Best Practice: Dennis & Turnbull’s Carl Reader

A limited company in the throes of an MBO with a newly appointed telemarketer, Dennis & Turnbull director Carl Reader explains the thinking behind the firm

18 Mar 2014

Accountancy Age iPad App March 2014

Accountancy Age March App out now

This month's App includes profiles of Smith & Williamson and Jeffreys Henry, a feature on China’s audit reform and lessons the UK can learn; as well as the FTSE 350 Audit Fees Survey...plus loads more

07 Mar 2014

Best Practice: Crunch Accounting's Darren Fell

Crunch Accounting's Darren Fell talks Accountancy Age through sourcing the best talent and dealing with rapid growth

28 Feb 2014

Best Practice: Smith & Williamson's co-chief executives

David Cobb and Kevin Stopps outline the firm's growth strategy - and how they work together

20 Feb 2014

Accountancy Age February App out now

The Accountancy Age App includes profiles of Price Bailey and Leonard Curtis. Plus the Financial Power List, FTSE 350 FD Salary Survey and loads more

10 Feb 2014

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

Best Practice: Leonard Curtis’ Neil Bennett

The route to stability lies in specialism, explains Leonard Curtis senior partner Neil Bennett

21 Jan 2014

Best Practice: Price Bailey’s Peter Gillman

Price Bailey executive chairman talks about the firm's evolution and its future

19 Dec 2013

Accountants expecting 18% bonus this Christmas

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

27 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

Accountancy Age November App out now

Latest App features interviews with Deloitte CEO David Sproul, Gareth Bale’s accountant Melvyn Gandz and National Grid FD Andrew Bonfield

08 Nov 2013

Best Practice: Fitzgerald & Law

Managing partner Gabriel Parrish and global expansion partner Melissa Christopher discuss Fitzgerald & Law's decision to build its own accountancy network

04 Nov 2013

Interview: Gareth Bale's accountant talks transfers

BSG Valentine founding partner Melvyn Gandz takes Accountancy Age inside the world's biggest football transfer

25 Sep 2013

Best Practice: Cooper Parry's Ade Cheatham & Jeremy Bowler

The new chairman and CEO at Cooper Parry discuss succession planning and targeting the firm's core markets

06 Sep 2013

Best Practice: Mazars' senior partner Phil Verity

Driving diversity and making the most of international opportunities are key for Mazars, says senior partner Phil Verity

23 Aug 2013

Best Practice: BDO International's Anders Heede

BDO International's CEO of network development and Europe talks about the future, PKF and the network's 50th birthday

09 Aug 2013

Best Practice: HW Fisher’s Michael Davis

Eighty years on from HW Fisher's formation by Harold Fisher in 1933, the business still holds true to its entrepreneurial principles

06 Aug 2013

Best Practice: Saffery Champness’ Jonathan Fox

The only non-accountant managing partner in the top 20 discusses how he has redefined the role in separating management work from client work

17 Jul 2013

Best Practice: Baldwins' John and David Baldwin

Baldwins has been on an acquisition spree - and isn't in a mood to let up, explains its father and son team

19 Jun 2013

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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

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?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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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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