Top 50+50 firms

scales of justice

Montpelier CEO cleared of tax dodging after 'humiliating' HMRC climb down

Watkin Gittins cleared of cheating the public revenue of £1m, as the long-running tax saga ends in ignominy for the CPS and HMRC

17 Sep 2014

UHY Hacker Young

Makinson appointed partner at UHY Hacker Young

Alex Makinson promoted to partner at Hacker Young's Chester office

09 Sep 2014

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BKL in rebrand as it updates image

Berg Kaprow Lewis is to rebrand as BKL

04 Sep 2014

Bishop Fleming picks up 150th academy client

South-west and west Midlands firm picks up two new academy contracts to take its sector base to 150

01 Sep 2014

Interview: TaxAssist's Karl Sandall discusses franchisee 'owners'

Karl Sandall talks about the belief that TaxAssist franchisees have in the brand, as they - and management - buy out the business

29 Aug 2014

TaxAssist franchisees invest with management in groundbreaking MBO

More than half of Taxassist Accountants franchisees now own 32% of the franchise, as they join management in a buyout

29 Aug 2014

Tax clampdowns and audit squeeze behind drop in firms

The number of registered firms falls 4% in 12 months

26 Aug 2014

Reeves' Tate to serve as R3 president

Andrew Tate to serve as R3's vice-president next year, stepping up to president in 2016

21 Aug 2014

Top 50+50: From 2009 to 2014 - what has changed?

Accountancy Age compares the 2009 Top 50 survey to our latest figures, and draws out the direction of travel for the profession

24 Jul 2014

Top 50+50: Regulatory pressures stratifying audit market

Audit regulation helps stabilise fees for biggest firms, but pricing environment remains difficult for much of the profession

24 Jul 2014

Top 50+50: Firms continue tax growth despite LLP distraction

Firms consolidate growth of tax functions following legislatively trying year, Top 50+50 data shows

24 Jul 2014

Top 50+50: IPs struggle for fees as zombie companies live on

Work is thin on the ground for IPs as zombie companies stagger on despite hopes of an uptick in business as economy rebounds

23 Jul 2014

Accountancy Age Top 50+50 2013

Welcome to the latest Accountancy Age Top 50+50 survey of the UK's biggest firms

23 Jul 2014

Top 50+50: Firms poised for clients' expansion

Big Four partner numbers climb, as does Top 50 fee income, but even with expectation of growth many firms are still struggling, finds Accountancy Age

23 Jul 2014

Top 50+50 LLPs make cash call due to tax changes

Two-thirds of the 2014 Top 50+50 LLPs made cash calls to partners caught by new LLP taxation rules

22 Jul 2014

Advisers concerned about effect of audit threshold rise

Plans to take more businesses out of the audit regime gives practices the jitters, says CaseWare

15 Jul 2014

Taking Stock: Menzies 'launches new trajectory'

In space no one can hear you audit

10 Jul 2014

Top 40 Networks 2014: More change around the corner

With the latest Accountancy Age Top 40 International Networks data revealed, Phil Smith looks at the myriad of issues that illustrate the market's evolution

07 Jul 2014

Buzzacott co-founds LLP advisory alliance

Buzzacott helps to form the Professional Practices Alliance, which will provide support to firms in LLP structures

01 Jul 2014

Perfect storm boosts accountant's career bargaining power

Accountants in big four and mid-tier practices seeking their next move up the career ladder have the upper hand when it comes to negotiating a deal, says Tom Rogers

25 Jun 2014

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The Practitioner: Stitch-up means 'bye-bye client'

Breakdown in trust between The Practitioner and a client means it's time to call it quits

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

The Practitioner: Heading off client's 'value' query at the pass

A client's new in-house accountant forces the Practitioner to up their game

House of Cards

Firm of cards: The politics of partnerships

Accountants may deny any sense of engaging in the dirty art of politics but, at their core, they are political animals

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

Taking Stock: Honest branding for HMRC?

Everyone seems to be having fun with branding, and TS is on board with

Taking Stock: TS match special

Two of the Top 50+50's big hitters went head-to-head in the County Cricket Championship

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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.