Interviews

Ian Cliffe

Best Practice: haysmacintyre's Ian Cliffe

haysmacintyre's Ian Cliffe talks about downsizing the firm's office and website as it aims for more growth

18 Dec 2014

Scott Barnes chief executive of Grant Thornton

Year ahead Q&A: Scott Barnes, CEO Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton CEO Scott Barnes outlines the challenges his successor Sacha Romanovitch will face in the coming year

17 Dec 2014

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Year ahead Q&A: Simon Collins, UK chairman, KPMG

In the first of a series of managing partner interviews, Simon Collins discusses the challenges his firm and the profession will face in 2015

15 Dec 2014

Best Practice: CBW’s Peter Winter

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

25 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

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

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

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

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

Best Practice: Sobell Rhodes’ Andrew Rhodes

Sobell Rhodes’ founder and managing partner Andrew Rhodes explains how the firm turns cost into a profit centre

17 Jun 2014

Interview: CIoT president Anne Fairpo

New CIoT president Anne Fairpo talks Accountancy Age through her targets for the year term

29 May 2014

Best Practice: BW Medical Accountants’ Keith Taylor

Specialising in a niche area is a sure way to leverage market opportunities, explains BW Medical Accountants’ Keith Taylor

27 May 2014

Best Practice: Duff & Phelps' Paul Clark

Duff & Phelps' London managing partner Paul Clark discusses the firm's European expansion plans

16 May 2014

Best Practice: Gabelle’s Paula Tallon

Gabelle founder and managing partner Paula Tallon discusses her love of tax and the process of setting up her own firm

12 May 2014

Best Practice: Shelley Stock Hutter's Lynton Stock & Bobby Lane

Shelley Stock Hutter has developed its marketing strategy and is entering a new stage of international growth

06 May 2014

Best Practice: Crunch Accounting's Darren Fell

Crunch Accounting's Darren Fell talks Accountancy Age through sourcing the best talent and dealing with rapid growth

28 Feb 2014

Best Practice: Smith & Williamson's co-chief executives

David Cobb and Kevin Stopps outline the firm's growth strategy - and how they work together

20 Feb 2014

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Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

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

The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

The Practitioner lets loose with 'Deskgate', after losing the plot over yet another untidy area...

AS2014: Osborne's reforms sensible - IoD

Sensible reforms preface more radical tax policies in next parliament, writes Institute of Directors' head of taxation Stephen Herring

#AS2014: ACCA still concerned over public coffers, despite spending plans

Government's spending plans give false impression of state of the UK's finances, writes ACCA's Chas Roy-Chowdhury

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Intermediary rules: What your clients need to know

Alastair Kendrick walks through the new landscape for workers engaged through intermediaries, and finds that clients might not have up-to-scratch systems and processes

Taking Stock: Massaging the figures

TS was pleased to note some interesting methods to alleviate Christmas stress

Colin: Using Google to make money out of the net

Colin thinks Osborne's latest tax wheeze means he is not such a bad egg after all

Taking Stock: Daddy issues at French Duncan

Taking Stock spares a though for Alasdair Cairns, who has just gained a new boss. His dad.

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