Practice management

Dave Way

Firms dishing out extra cash to stop accountants resigning

Firms offering 20% salary increase to retain staff, but accountants leave for career development not cash

26 Feb 2014

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Talent must be developed even on a tight budget

Even without a big budget, firms need to think about retaining talent if they want to reap the benefits of an economic upshift say Heather Townsend

24 Feb 2014

David Cobb and Kevin Stopps

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

Take part in the Accountancy Age Best Employer programme

Firms can now register to join the 2014 Accountancy Age Best Employer programme, a survey and recognition programme dedicated to finding and recognising the best employers in the accounting profession

20 Feb 2014

Wainwright to head up Mitchell Charlesworth

Paul Wainwright takes over from David Darlington as managing partner

20 Feb 2014

Align for growth - technology is the key to long-term growth

Competing on price is a short-cut to nowhere. It's time to optimise technology and align for growth, writes Barbara Kroll

17 Feb 2014

More women than men entering profession for first time

Women registering for professional service roles over takes men for first time

14 Feb 2014

The Practitioner: Client grows - I worry

Can The Practitioner keep hold of their ambitious client?

14 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

Former Begbies director takes Quantuma role

Andrew Watling joins rival insolvency firm Quantuma in a similar role

05 Feb 2014

Former Mazars UK head takes first BKL chairman role

David Evans to join Berg Kaprow Lewis as its first non-exec chairman

03 Feb 2014

Knights Lowe brings Stacey & Partners on board

Bury St Edmonds firms merge

03 Feb 2014

Chantrey Vellacott unveils rebrand

Chantrey Velacott turns to Shoreditch for its new livery

30 Jan 2014

Baldwins recruits former RSM Tenon adviser

Richard Clayton joins Midlands firm as partner

24 Jan 2014

Best Practice: Leonard Curtis’ Neil Bennett

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

21 Jan 2014

Miller's Tale: Use tech to serve

If automation will kill off traditional accountants, surely it's a boon for modern advisers? Asks Cara Miller

16 Jan 2014

Law firms consider cash call over partnership tax changes

Lawyers look at cash call to make sure that 'disguised' employee tax test doesn't catch them

13 Jan 2014

The Practitioner: A firm set of resolutions

Can the Practitioner get their New Year practice-related resolutions put into practice?

10 Jan 2014

LLPs and tax: When is a member not a member?

The tests set out to capture 'disguised employees' are simply inadequate, claims Daniel Sutherland

24 Dec 2013

Deloitte University to allow staff to rise through ranks

Deloitte UK head of HR Stevan Rolls discusses the firm's establishment of a university

19 Dec 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: In death comes clarity

The untimely death of a client makes The Practitioner think about the role of an accountant

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?

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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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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.