Practice Management

the-practitioner

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

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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

Kate Reid

Bristol/Bath managing partner named at Baker Tilly

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

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

Tardy clients cause the biggest self assessment bugbear

Advisers want faster, clearer communications with clients during the self assessment filing season, finds a Wolters Kluwer/Accountancy Age survey

12 May 2014

KPMG reshuffle sees new support added for its chairman

Joe Gallacher and Melanie Richards will serve as vice-chairs to Simon Collins

09 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

#AAYP 2014: Could new LLP tax rules impede careers?

Calum Fuller considers whether the changes made by the government to the tax treatment of LLPs remove a vital stepping stone provided by salaried partnership

06 May 2014

#AAYP 2014: Accountancy Age's 35 under 35

Accountancy Age and Financial Director celebrate the UK's brightest accounting and finance talent

06 May 2014

Crunch launches on-site accountancy academy

Online-only firm Crunch launches its in-house academy

02 May 2014

Advisers concerned about capacity to meet demand

As clients look to push on as sentiment improves, some advisers fear they will fail to meet the demands put upon them

02 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

SJD to launch Express Accountancy franchise

Contractors specialist launches new brand to grow franchise network

30 Apr 2014

Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services

23 Apr 2014

Miller's Tale: Quality time(sheets)

Love them or loathe them, timesheets are a part of day-to-day life for most practices. Cara Miller asks whether they're actually outdated, and a hindrance

23 Apr 2014

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

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

23 Apr 2014

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

08 Apr 2014

Whitley Stimpson expands into Bicester with merger

Whitley Stimpson merges with Baxter Payne & Haigh

08 Apr 2014

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?

07 Apr 2014

Analysis: The price of maternity for firms

Are practices stepping up to the plate and paying out or is it still a choice of your money or your child?

03 Apr 2014

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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: 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: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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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.