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British Accountancy Awards 2014: The Winners

We reveal the winners from the British Accountancy Awards 2014

25 Nov 2014

Awards Faces

Colin: Pre-award jitters

Colin's excited about tonight's British Accountancy Awards

25 Nov 2014

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Best Practice: CBW’s Peter Winter

Carter Backer Winter managing partner Peter Winter discusses strategy and culture at the London firm

25 Nov 2014

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

20 Nov 2014

Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

20 Nov 2014

Best Practice: Alliotts' Chris Cairns

From the Great Wall to the Masai, Alliotts partner Chris Cairns explains why the firm takes an international approach to business

04 Nov 2014

New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

27 Oct 2014

Baker Tilly International too good to turn down – Shaunak

MHA MacIntyre Hudson managing partner Rakesh Shaunak talks Accountancy Age through what motivated the decision to join the Baker Tilly International network

08 Oct 2014

Best Practice: Baker Tilly’s Laurence Longe

Laurence Longe talks life for Baker Tilly 12 months on from RSM Tenon deal

07 Oct 2014

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

02 Oct 2014

Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

26 Sep 2014

Interview: The new bosses at SJD Accountancy

Sovereign Capital director Jeremy Morgan and accounting group CEO Simon Curry discuss the £100m SJD Accountancy/Nixon Williams acquisitions

23 Sep 2014

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

04 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

Best Practice: Chantrey Vellacott DFK's Mike Tovey

Chantrey Vellacott's managing partner tells the warts-and-all story of the Top 30 firm's evolution

16 Jul 2014

Interview: Michel Prada defends IFRS Foundation governance

Michel Prada tells Accountancy Age that criticism of IFRS Foundation governance structure is 'unfair'

16 Jul 2014

Top 35 Networks 2013: The Survey

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

07 Jul 2014

Interview: Jean Stephens, CEO, RSM International

RSM International's CEO explains the benefits of landing Baker Tilly, and its growth plans in Africa

07 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

Top 40 Networks 2014: Brand awareness

A big push on international referrals, branding issues and network swapping are a all a big part of practice life in 2014, writes Jane Howard

07 Jul 2014

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ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Tax powers could be a right old dog fight

Colin imagines how Scotland's new tax powers could play out

Colin: Post-awards emotion

For some, the British Accountancy Awards can be emotionally demanding

Colin: Pre-award jitters

Colin's excited about tonight's British Accountancy Awards

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