Practice Management

Best Employer

Accountancy Age Best Employer Survey: Top ten revealed

The top ten practices revealed in our 2014 Best Employer Survey

08 Jul 2014

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The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

08 Jul 2014

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

07 Jul 2014

Top 40 Networks 2014: Brand awareness

A big push on international referrals, branding issues and network swapping are a all a big part of practice life in 2014, writes Jane Howard

07 Jul 2014

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 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

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

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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

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: 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

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Share Price Centre

Track the fortunes of UK-listed companies with our Share Price Centre

PI Insurance

Professional Indemnity insurance tailored to the needs of small- to medium-sized practices

Find Me An Accountant

Locate an accounting practice that meets your particular business needs

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Finance-Director-part-time

Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, London, Permanent, Part Time, £60,000 pro rata

 

 

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Briefings

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.