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Colin: Fine leaves Deloitte's tail between its legs

The FRC is the big dog now, notes Colin

11 Sep 2013

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Colin: Is RSM Tenon the Real deal?

Colin draws parallels between the world of football and accountancy

05 Sep 2013

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Colin: HMRC narrows down 'cyber' culprits

Colin ponders who may be responsible for a recent 'cyber attack' on HMRC

02 Sep 2013

Taking Stock: Restructuring firm's 'charity day of humiliation'

Korean rap songs and much-loved children's characters all part of SFP Group's fundraising activities

28 Aug 2013

Competition Commission must roll back on audit rules

Competition Commission must heed the view of business and adopt FRC approach to audit tendering rules

28 Aug 2013

Colin: KPMG's failsafe strategy

If all else fails... try this

23 Aug 2013

Taking Stock: Oh, the shame of it, accountants

Accountants need to stop mumbling into their chests when asked what they do for a living

23 Aug 2013

Taking Stock: KPMG - 'don’t worry about us save yourselves'

Was KPMG's site crash punishment for its warning?

21 Aug 2013

Taking Stock: The Ninety-O'Clock News for Clarkson Hyde

Clarkson Hyde diversifies into publishing to commemorate the firm's 90th birthday

21 Aug 2013

The Practitioner: Summer working

Summer time fun and frolicks

20 Aug 2013

Colin: Football FDs stripped

Football FDs band together in concerns about compliance

20 Aug 2013

Colin: Take your pick on auditor

Colin simplifies incoming five year audit tendering

16 Aug 2013

Chef's special

Colin sees a small change in Little Chef's logo with its sale to Kuwati buyers Kout Food

14 Aug 2013

Colin: Wheel of Fortune

Colin comments on the state of the audit market

06 Aug 2013

Another day, another audit rotation

The new fashion of appointing fresh auditors has yet to extend outside the Big Four

05 Aug 2013

Colin: Match made in heaven?

Colin takes a wry look at the news of merger discussions between Baker Tilly and RSM Tenon

26 Jul 2013

Taking Stock: Return of the ring

TS loves a feel-good story

25 Jul 2013

FRC audit rules should have been given time to take root

Mandatory five year audit tendering will do little to improve competition for FTSE 350 work

23 Jul 2013

The AA Top 50 minus one

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

23 Jul 2013

Colin: HMRC takes wind out of P&O sales

Colin suggests a new adornment for P&O's ferries after tribunal ruling

19 Jul 2013

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Mehjoo: No such thing as a general retainer?

The long-running legal dispute between midlands firm Harben Barker and client Hossein Mehjoo emphasises the importance of clear terms, write Andrew Howell and Alexa Segal

The Practitioner: If you don’t ask you don’t know

Can the practitioner face their fears and asked the fee question?

Miller's Tale: Women perfectly placed for accountancy's evolution

Women are making their way into the world of finance with more pace than ever before - but how far up the ladder they can climb? And how are they perceived? Accountant, and Accountancy Age columnist, Cara Miller debates this hot topic

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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

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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