Practice management

Twitter Money

Top of the Tweet: Top UK accounting firms Twitter rankings

Firms still need to find their way around understanding the value that can be driven from Twitter, writes Kevin Reed

04 Jul 2014

haysmacintyre-website

Haysmacintyre aims for more growth with website relaunch

Five-month project leads to optimised site with a clearer and easier user experience for haysmacintyre clients

02 Jul 2014

housequestion

Auto-enrolment staging dates: FAQs for advisers

Employers will soon be approaching you to help them with automatic enrolment. In the first of series of monthly articles, industry liaison managers at The Pensions Regulator Ian Digby and Stephen Rowntree shed light on staging dates

27 Jun 2014

Perfect storm boosts accountant's career bargaining power

Accountants in big four and mid-tier practices seeking their next move up the career ladder have the upper hand when it comes to negotiating a deal, says Tom Rogers

25 Jun 2014

Swindon-based firms merge to create £2m turnover firm

British Accountancy Awards finalist BHG merges with Swindon-based practice

25 Jun 2014

Succession planning key as firms look to grow

Talaent management needs to be higher up the board agenda, Randstad finds

18 Jun 2014

PKF UK/Ireland firms clear £78m fees

PKF UKI posts £78m in fee income, with more firms lined up to join

18 Jun 2014

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

Xero releases Practice Manager software

Xero Practice Manager will reduce debtor days, the vendor claims

16 Jun 2014

Taylorcocks partners with tax relief specialist

Taylorcocks partners with tax relief specialist Jumpstart

13 Jun 2014

PKF Cooper Parry expands East Midlands restructuring team

Experienced hires made by PKF Cooper Parry to boost its restructuring team

13 Jun 2014

Gillman to step down from Price Bailey role

Long-serving practice head Peter Gillman to step down as Price Bailey's executive chairman

13 Jun 2014

The Practitioner: Bringing clients together backfires

The Practitioner looks to drive business through client collaboration. It doesn't work.

11 Jun 2014

TaxAssist Accountants in sale talks

TaxAssist in sale discussions, involving franchisees and outside parties

28 May 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

The Practitioner: Don't phone home

The Practitioner mulls a second phone - one that clients are not given the number to...

23 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

The Practitioner: Doing time with clients

The Practitioner is shocked that some of his supposedly squeaky-clean clients have had run-ins with the law

16 May 2014

Accountancy Age May App out now

Download the May 2014 Accountancy Age App now, with our 35 under 35, and interviews with ARM Holdings CFO Tim Score, and the bosses of Shelley Stock Hutter

16 May 2014

Bristol/Bath managing partner named at Baker Tilly

Kate Reid to head up Baker Tilly's Bristol and Bath offices

16 May 2014

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2shotguests

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

Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

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

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

Audit magnifying glass

New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

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

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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budget-management

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.