Practice management

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Lender lines up aspiring equity partners with new product

Castle Trust looks to use accountants' property equity to help them invest into their firms

17 Jul 2013

Like clockwork - automating internal controls

Who's in charge of your firm?

Professor Laura Empson digs below the surface to find a range of fascinating powerplays within professional services firms

04 Jul 2013

The Practitioner: D.I.V.O.R.C.E

The end of the road for couples often opens up paths of opportunity for advisers, muses The Practitioner

03 Jul 2013

Maas to join CBW in Blackstone merger

Robert Maas' firm to merge with Carter Backer Winter

02 Jul 2013

British Accountancy Awards 2013

"We can now quantify that winning the British Accountancy awards last year, that last year alone, we generated £100,000 of new fees as a result" - Graham Lamont, Lamont Pridmore

02 Jul 2013

PKF Littlejohn officially joins network

London firm takes on PKF International branding as it joins the network following the BDO/PKF merger

01 Jul 2013

Introducing the Accountancy Age App

Accountancy Age launches an iPad App - a monthly 'magazine' packed with features, opinion and analysis

28 Jun 2013

Firms' power base often 'ambiguous'

Partnership structures often make it hard to nail down who wields the power in a firm, finds Cass Business school professor Laura Empson

28 Jun 2013

The Practitioner: Make bills whilst the sun shines

Good weather has its ups and downs for an accounting firm, says The Practitioner

21 Jun 2013

Best Practice: Baldwins' John and David Baldwin

Baldwins has been on an acquisition spree - and isn't in a mood to let up, explains its father and son team

19 Jun 2013

Clapson takes Price Bailey MD role in reshuffle

Martin Clapson takes on MD role as Peter Gillman takes on the executive chairman role

18 Jun 2013

Interview: New Clark Howes owners Tony Sarin and Tim Shaw

Numerica founder sees accountancy market opportunities as part of new management team

14 Jun 2013

Ex-Numerica chief returns to practice with acquisition

Numerica founder Tony Sarin and Tim Shaw acquire controlling interest in Clark Howes Group

13 Jun 2013

Safferys shuffles leading partners

New departmental heads named at Saffery Champness

06 Jun 2013

Bristol's deputy mayor merges firm with Milsted Langdon

Milsted Langdon continues expansion by merging with Geoff Gollop & Co

05 Jun 2013

Clement Keys recruits two into tax team

Adam Longmore and James Capel recruited into west Midlands firm's tax team

05 Jun 2013

Moore and Smalley expands payroll to cope with RTI demand

Firm brings in new payroll staff as new PAYE and pensions rules likely to see clients needing help

28 May 2013

The Practitioner: Accounting cartographer

After a short trip to France, the Practioner has seen the wisdom in making a map to define every single process within his accountancy practice

23 May 2013

Should practice ownership structures break with tradition?

Incentivising accountancy practice staff will mean a new way of thinking. Robert Postlethwaite considers the options

21 May 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?

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

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

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

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Probate: How to manage death and taxes

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

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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Briefings

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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.