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Top of the Tweet: Top UK accounting firms Twitter rankings

Firms still need to find their way around understanding the value that can be driven from Twitter, writes Kevin Reed

04 Jul 2014

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Accountants continue to fail in marketing activities

Just one-third of firms have dedicated marketing staff, while two-thirds do not measure return on investment

25 Jun 2014

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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

08 Apr 2014

Colin: Where's the 'dislike' button?

Upon hearing about accountancy's social media habits, Colin wondered whether there are any downsides

20 Jan 2014

Women accountants utilising social media more than men

Social media and mobile devices grow in popularity across profession, with more women than men using the sites

17 Jan 2014

Link in and win work: the dos and don'ts of LinkedIn

A magnanimous approach to information sharing is a sure-fire way of generating calls and meetings very quickly

07 Nov 2013

The Practitioner: Completely Linked-Off

Social media is overloading The Practitioner's senses

03 Oct 2013

Soft skills increasingly important to client relationships

Soft skills communication, collaboration and consultation are now more important than maths for accountants, says Nancy McKinstry

26 Sep 2013

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9" review

The Kindle Fire HD has improved on its smaller sibling with a larger and higher-quality display, but the issues around performance and usability remain

19 Apr 2013

HMRC trawling social media to find evidence of tax fraud

Openly available web data being fed into HMRC's anti-fraud data warehouse

19 Apr 2013

Accountants listening but not engaging in social media

CCH survey shows that 78% of accountants class themselves as social media listeners - just 22% are contributors

03 Dec 2012

Social media doesn't equal liability free

Twitter and Facebook may help firms extend their network but firms could still be liable for employee conduct, warns Andrea Ward

09 Nov 2012

Sole Survivor: We're not 'anti' social media

Don't talk down how well firms are doing on social media as it discourages further efforts, says Elaine Clark

03 Aug 2012

E&Y named best user of social media

Ernst & Young tops list ranking the accounting profession's most effective users of social media

11 Jul 2012

A Tweet way to raise your profile

How should accountants use social media?

17 Jan 2012

LinkedIn - something for others or something for you?

Accountants can't ignore the importance of LinkedIn

20 Dec 2011

Mid-tier firms rush to be LinkedIn

Mid-tier firms have embraced LinkedIn, roughly doubling their usage in the past year

08 Dec 2011

Don't interrupt me

Is technology giving people free rein to be rude?

05 Aug 2011

Profession in the swing at golf day

Success is par for the course at Accountancy Age and Financial Director Golf Challenge

21 Jul 2011

Networker: Tidy up online, tidy up your firm

The Networker ponders the importance and extent of your firm's online footprint

28 Jun 2011

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This web seminar will explain how finance directors can monitor and understand the various financial costs of staff turnover

Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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