Top 50 Firms

Ric Traynor Begbies Traynor

Begbies Traynor acquires London-based corporate insolvency group

Begbies Traynor Group acquires Ian Franses Associates for £0.6m, with further £1.4m to be paid dependent on performance

16 Jun 2014

Revolving door

More firms planning to recruit senior staff from rivals

Number of accountancy firms contemplating poaching senior staff and their teams from their rivals more than doubles in the last year

02 Jun 2014

HW Fisher appoints tax partner

Jamie Morrison will specialise in advising high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs

03 Oct 2013

haysmacintyre relocates to new office in Holborn

haysmacintyre relocates to new office to accommodate expansion and working practices

01 Oct 2013

The AA Top 50 minus one

The course of true love (and putting together the Top 50) never runs smooth

23 Jul 2013

Baker Tilly partner takes Duff & Phelps role

Peter Cooper joins Duff & Phelps as partner having previously held senior roles at Baker Tilly, E&Y and Lloyds

02 May 2013

Accountants' and employers' recruitment expectations vary

White paper by Robert Walters finds recruitment processes taking longer than expected

01 Nov 2012

Xero to triple UK operations in the next year

Buoyant UK accountancy market sees online accountancy IT provder for practices bolster operations

29 Mar 2012

Menzies partners with consultants to grow service lines

Top 30 firm sets up strategic partnership with Insight MSC to increase accounting capabilities

28 Mar 2012

Taxman postpones Business Record Checks

HMRC's controversial SME record-checking pilot put on hold for more "targeted" approach in the next tax year

03 Feb 2012

Mid-tier firms rush to be LinkedIn

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

08 Dec 2011

Ex-Baker Tilly head joins Francis Clark

Baker Tilly’s former South region head of corporate finance Andrew Killick takes up similar role at Francis Clark

16 Nov 2011

Audit chief accuses Big Four of low-balling

Big Four are low-balling to secure audits, according to mid-tier director Giles Murphy

08 Nov 2011

RSM Tenon and Crowe Clark AIM higher

RSM Tenon and Crowe Clark Whitehill stand out in Morningstar's quarterly auditor ranking

02 Nov 2011

Top 50 firms to strengthen links

HW Fisher, Johnston Carmichael, Francis Clark & Streets discuss formalising association

01 Nov 2011

MCR sold to US-based financial advisers

American financial advisory business Duff & Phelps buys Top 25 insolvency firm

31 Oct 2011

Mid-tier 'worried' after BIS audit reform leak

Mid-tier firms worried about BIS's leaked criticism of EC audit reform ahead of official impact assessment

28 Oct 2011

Accountants glum about job prospects

Accountants view the job market more pessimistically than recruiters, a new survey shows

12 Oct 2011

Big Four audit split: Numbers don’t stack up

Closer examination of Barnier’s audit paper shows proposals might not meet expectations

10 Oct 2011

Accountants urge caution on SME audit exemption

Mid-tier firms have highlighted the value of audit and questioned BIS plans to exempt more small businesses

07 Oct 2011

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