Practice management

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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

17 Jul 2014

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The Practitioner: Calls waiting

With The Practitioner's firm on the receiving end of less-than-desirable telephony service, thoughts move to maintaining the best client dealings through new staffers

27 Mar 2014

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Taking Stock: Fairytale stuff from Disney accountants

Disney & Wood's website is kid's stuff, TS finds

04 Mar 2014

Taking Stock: Leap of faith at the British Accountancy Awards 2013

Senior practitioners go the extra mile to win British Accountancy Awards

21 Nov 2013

Practice Manager: KPMG tiptoes around Makinson Cowell's clients

The Big Four firm's latest acquisition will keep its brand, with 'independence' being the byword

19 Apr 2013

Taking Stock: SR Toomer - a firm you won't forget in a hurry

Southampton accountancy firm presenting themselves a bit differently from the rest...

16 Jan 2013

Colin: Have a value-added Christmas

Colin wishes you all a merry Christmas - and don't forget to leave a 64-8 out for when Santa comes down the chimney

20 Dec 2012

Practice Manager: Small firms must use size to their advantage

KPMG's move into Tech City illustrates that smaller firms must take advantage of their size and move quickly, says Kevin Reed

07 Dec 2012

SMEs' travails should prick the ears of practices

Lack of finance. Lack of recognition of government initiatives. Are advisors doing enough to help boost their clients?

27 Nov 2012

Top 50 +50: Gotta be in it to win it

TS tells off firms that couldn't be asked to enter the Top 50 +50 this year

01 Aug 2012

Three days on the Wall

TS uncovers that the Great Wall of China can help your practice

21 Jun 2012

Colin: Take the money and...stay

Colin's guide to increasing the pay packet

11 May 2012

Firm's best Buddha branding

Contractor tax advisors come up with some novel branding

19 Mar 2012

Grant Thornton has (Morning)Stars in their Eyes

GT on E&Y's tail for stock market clients

07 Mar 2012

Elaine Clark wants accountancy voucher power

An e-petition calling for start-ups to receive a government voucher for accountants' advice could put profession into the spotlight

28 Feb 2012

Was listed status key to Raynor's departure?

A privately-owned RSM Tenon would still have Andy Raynor at the helm, argues Kevin Reed

25 Jan 2012

KPMG shows breadth in its insolvency division

KPMG not shy to pick up work big and small in insolvency

11 Jan 2012

Haslers partner's Olympian effort

Lawrence Shafier pips rest of audience to win right to display gong

22 Nov 2011

Apocalypse Soon for practices

A perfect storm of circumstances will prove too much for some firms. But it's not all doom and gloom. Honest.

18 Nov 2011

Look outside for your practice's ruler

Firms of all shapes and sizes should consider external governance, writes Kevin Reed

11 Oct 2011

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

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

The Practitioner: Struggling client holds WIP hand

A client of The Practitioner is in financial difficulties, owing the practice a lot of money...

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Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

Our full survey results of the top 38 accounting networks, associations and alliances

Colin: Things that go bump in the night

Colin takes an alternative look at why IPs might be kept awake by zombie nightmares

Colin: Icebreaker celebs could soon be...

Colin speculates on the effect HMRC's latest set of powers could have

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

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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.