Practice Management

Kingston Smith

Julie Walsh takes Kingston Smith managing partner role

Julie Walsh to work with Sir Michael Snyder and revamped executive board

19 Nov 2013

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Putting together a successful ERP tender process

You need a new business IT platform - but what steps are needed for the process to be a success? Fergus Gilmore explains what to do

13 Nov 2013

Recruitment specialist hired to grow Danbro

Chester Boothe joins to leverage his recruitment industry experience to grow the contractor accountancy specialists

12 Nov 2013

Young takes Adler Shine tax role

Mitch Young to serve as tax director at Adler Shine

12 Nov 2013

The Practitioner: Apple to the core

Life without fully charged and synced mobile devices is a hollow Apple, finds The Practitioner

11 Nov 2013

Opinion: Adding value to clients requires wholesale change

The Accountancy Age/Twinfield senior practitioner roundtable revealed a whole host of business issues to address before value can be added to client relationships

08 Nov 2013

Mitchell Charlesworth joins Kreston network

North-west firm joins the £2bn-revenue network

07 Nov 2013

Crackdown on LLPs will catch 'reasonable' arrangements

Government policy is hitting the efficiency and attractiveness of partnerships and LLPs as vehicles through which to do business

28 Oct 2013

ASE gets green light to audit Vauxhall Motors franchises

Motor trade accounting expert wins more Vauxhall audits

28 Oct 2013

Former Wrexham FC chief jailed for invoice fraud

Experienced chartered accountant Paul Retout jailed for submitting false invoices at a former business

25 Oct 2013

The Practitioner: Working in the slow lane

Travelling's great for meeting clients - but contraflows impact on workflow, The Practitioner finds

24 Oct 2013

Privilege problems keep ABS unattractive

Uncertainty over how legal professional privilege might work in multi-disciplinary practices may be behind their dearth, writes Lewis Silkin's Clive Greenwood

24 Oct 2013

RSM Tenon lender sees £50m debt wiped off

Lloyds TSB ends up £50m out of pocket following RSM Tenon insolvency; firm's former tax division under fire from HMRC

22 Oct 2013

Firms get strategic in lining up audit targets

Auditors will become more strategic in how they recruit, allocate resources and manage their cost base to attack FTSE 350 tenders

16 Oct 2013

Judges announced for final British Accountancy Awards categories

Last tranche of judges announced to choose the independent firm of the year

14 Oct 2013

When age is more than just a number

Fundamental changes have to be made in the profession to ensure ageism is a thing of the past

10 Oct 2013

Cliffe takes on haysmacintyre managing partner role

Ian Cliffe takes on haysmacintyre top role from Simon Wilks

10 Oct 2013

Pearce steps down as Smith & Williamson split top roles

Long-serving boss Gareth Pearce set to retire from Smith & Williamson. David Cobb and Kevin Stopps to serve as co-chief execs

25 Sep 2013

Advertisement feature: Defusing the UCIS Time Bomb

As the area of UCIS moves into public domain with some advice companies choosing voluntary liquidation under pressure from mis-selling claims, what position should a trusted accountancy firm take when faced with worried clients' legacy issues? You can't be experts in everything - but you can partner with someone who has specialist expertise.

23 Sep 2013

Accountancy Age Debate: Mandatory targets are essential to place more women into senior roles

The latest online Debate, in which you can take part, is due to begin

13 Sep 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

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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