Practice management

Accountancy start-ups rebound from recession

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

09 Apr 2013

Jonathan Davis

Safferys make three partner promotions

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

09 Apr 2013

Monahans' Glastonbury office

Holland & Co merges into Monahans

South-west practices join forces

04 Apr 2013

Smith & Williamson sets up new Manchester base

Top ten firm steps up its Manchester tax drive

08 Mar 2013

Moore Stephens London sees revenues and profits fall

Moore Stephens' London office sees tax advice and corporate recovery fees drop off

06 Mar 2013

Is cross-selling in a firm the toughest nut to crack?

Most initiatives to improve cross-selling in accountancy firms fail. David Tovey, and Heather Townsend explore how you and your firm can crack this tough nut

05 Mar 2013

Accountancy Age Best Employer: Fish flies on its success

Accountancy Age's 2012 Best Employer winner, Fish Partnership, has proved a great draw for clients

01 Mar 2013

KPMG partner profits down more than £100k

KPMG's accounts filing reveals more detail about its 2012 performance

20 Feb 2013

Beever and Struthers makes foray into Tech City

Manchester-based firm merges with Silicon Roundabout-based tech specialist to take advantage of burgeoning market

24 Jan 2013

Your Money website set for relaunch

Managing your personal finances will be easier and more comprehensive, with the relaunch of Your Money

21 Jan 2013

Readers would change Power List 2013

Out of a choice of four about three-quarters of readers disagreed with Accountancy Age's choices, while a fifth felt the list was mostly right

16 Jan 2013

Taking Stock: SR Toomer - a firm you won't forget in a hurry

Southampton accountancy firm presenting themselves a bit differently from the rest...

16 Jan 2013

TaxAssist office sale breaks million-pound barrier

St Albans TaxAssist office sells to new manager at 1.25 of revenues

09 Jan 2013

More deals loom as HMT joins MHA MacIntyre Hudson

Deals in the pipeline for MHA MacIntyre Hudson's firm and member association, as it brings HMT Assurance on board

08 Jan 2013

Financial Power List 2013: Big hitters

Accountancy Age is proud to present our rundown of who we think will be the biggest players in accounting and finance during 2013. Do you agree with our choices?

03 Jan 2013

Colin: Have a value-added Christmas

Colin wishes you all a merry Christmas - and don't forget to leave a 64-8 out for when Santa comes down the chimney

20 Dec 2012

Practice Manager: Small firms must use size to their advantage

KPMG's move into Tech City illustrates that smaller firms must take advantage of their size and move quickly, says Kevin Reed

07 Dec 2012

SMEs' travails should prick the ears of practices

Lack of finance. Lack of recognition of government initiatives. Are advisors doing enough to help boost their clients?

27 Nov 2012

The Practitioner: Invest in shares ... of staff

Invest in a full-timer, or find a more flexible arrangement? The Practitioner wants your views...

27 Nov 2012

The British Accountancy Awards: How the winners won...

What did the British Accountancy Awards winners do, or do better, than those that didn't win? Heather Townsend gives some pointers

26 Nov 2012

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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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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.