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Best Practice: BKL’s Jeff Hartstone and Myfanwy Neville

BKL managing parter Jeff Hartstone and partner Myfanwy Neville talk through the firm's ambitions and its changing face

30 Sep 2014

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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

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Best Practice: Sobell Rhodes’ Andrew Rhodes

Sobell Rhodes’ founder and managing partner Andrew Rhodes explains how the firm turns cost into a profit centre

17 Jun 2014

Best Practice: BW Medical Accountants’ Keith Taylor

Specialising in a niche area is a sure way to leverage market opportunities, explains BW Medical Accountants’ Keith Taylor

27 May 2014

Best Practice: Duff & Phelps' Paul Clark

Duff & Phelps' London managing partner Paul Clark discusses the firm's European expansion plans

16 May 2014

Best Practice: Gabelle’s Paula Tallon

Gabelle founder and managing partner Paula Tallon discusses her love of tax and the process of setting up her own firm

12 May 2014

Best Practice: Shelley Stock Hutter's Lynton Stock & Bobby Lane

Shelley Stock Hutter has developed its marketing strategy and is entering a new stage of international growth

06 May 2014

British Accountancy Awards 2014

We have reinvigorated the awards with the introduction of service line categories for Top 50 firms as placed in the Accountancy Age Top 50 survey

30 Apr 2014

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

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 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

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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

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

The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Taking Stock: ICAEW Council takes a wee break

ICAEW Council meetings taking an uncomfortably long time to get through, TS notes

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

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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.