Practice management

Watson Buckle takes on cancer charity audit

Firm to audit accounts and value-for-money of Cancer Support Bradford & Airedale

16 May 2013

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Price Bailey sells £150m regional IFA arm to Bellpenny

Bellpenny makes its second financial services acquisition from the accountancy sector in a week

13 May 2013

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BDO support staff roles 'under review' as PKF offices merge

Co-located BDO and PKF offices merge, with some support staff roles under review due to duplication

09 May 2013

Bellpenny acquires Foot Davson's IFA arm

IFA acquirer Bellpenny has completed the purchase of the IFA arm of Tunbridge Wells based accountancy firm, Foot Davson.

09 May 2013

Cooper Parry reshuffles management

COO Ade Cheatham to step into the chief role as Jeremy Bowler becomes chairman

02 May 2013

Kingston Smith promotes Aslin to partner

Forensic accounting specialist promoted to partner at Kingston Smith

02 May 2013

#AAYP 2013: Young Professionals Day

Accountancy Age is proud to present our second annual Young Professionals Day, including the '35 under 35' survey

01 May 2013

McBrides recruits experienced banker as consultant

Paul Saunders takes consulting role at Sidcup firm

29 Apr 2013

Begbies Traynor secures new debt facilities

Chairman hints new credit facilities could bring about future acquisitions

26 Apr 2013

Interview: Littlejohn's Paul Hopper discusses PKF International

Littlejohn's managing partner talks to Accountancy Age about joining PKF International

25 Apr 2013

Best Practice: Praxity chairman Rick Anderson

Just because it's an alliance doesn't mean that its firms aren't strongly connected, says Praxity chairman Rick Anderson

23 Apr 2013

Kevin Coates takes Zolfo Cooper partner role

Kevin Coates promoted at Zolfo Cooper

23 Apr 2013

Has partners' tax status been turned upside down in the Budget?

Lawyers consider the implications of government plans to crack down on 'partners' who are, in fact, 'employees' for tax purposes

19 Apr 2013

Practice Manager: KPMG tiptoes around Makinson Cowell's clients

The Big Four firm's latest acquisition will keep its brand, with 'independence' being the byword

19 Apr 2013

Mike Brown joins Baldwins as tax director

Brown moves from Yorkshire firm RWB to join Baldwins

17 Apr 2013

Forrester Boyd expands reach with Robsons merger

Forrester Boyd expands in east Yorkshire with Beverley-based Robsons

15 Apr 2013

Best Practice: Martin Atkins of Harris Lipman

A strong insolvency skillset, and a close relationship with clients, has allowed Harris Lipman to stay on its toes despite tough circumstances

11 Apr 2013

Accountancy start-ups rebound from recession

Accountancy firm start-ups outstrip closures for first time since 2008, research finds

09 Apr 2013

Safferys make three partner promotions

Robert Langston, Roger Wareham and Jonathan Davis promoted to partner at Saffery Champness

09 Apr 2013

Holland & Co merges into Monahans

South-west practices join forces

04 Apr 2013

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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: 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?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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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.