Interviews

David Sproul

Interview: Deloitte chief executive and senior partner David Sproul

Results have been good, but the firm is fighting to defend its integrity over its work on MG Rover, Deloitte's senior partner tells Accountancy Age

03 Oct 2013

Tina Riches

Riches leaves CIoT to head up Smith & Williamson tax function

Tina Riches to take over from Richard Mannion as national head of tax at Smith & Williamson

30 Sep 2013

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Interview: Gareth Bale's accountant talks transfers

BSG Valentine founding partner Melvyn Gandz takes Accountancy Age inside the world's biggest football transfer

25 Sep 2013

Best Practice: Mazars' senior partner Phil Verity

Driving diversity and making the most of international opportunities are key for Mazars, says senior partner Phil Verity

23 Aug 2013

HMRC's five-year plan as renewal approaches on Capgemini's Aspire contract

HMRC is moving from a monolithic IT systems architecture to a ‘multi-sourced model’ explains CIO, Mark Hall, and Capgemini’s Craig Mills

12 Aug 2013

Interview: BDO managing partner Simon Michaels

Having passed the 100 day merger milestone with PKF, BDO's Simon Michaels talks of how it has gone, along with future plans

24 Jul 2013

Interview: CIoT president Stephen Coleclough

CIoT president Stephen Coleclough speaks to Accountancy Age about his plans for his term and the UK's relationship with Europe

05 Jul 2013

Interview: EY managing partner Steve Varley

EY managing partner Steve Varley explains the firm's branding strategy and why it is the most globally focused of the Big Four

03 Jul 2013

Best Practice: Baldwins' John and David Baldwin

Baldwins has been on an acquisition spree - and isn't in a mood to let up, explains its father and son team

19 Jun 2013

Interview: New Clark Howes owners Tony Sarin and Tim Shaw

Numerica founder sees accountancy market opportunities as part of new management team

14 Jun 2013

Interview: New IFAC chief executive Fayez Choudhury

Choudhury talks about ramping up the global accountancy representative's offering - while trying to make sure the profession isn't misunderstood

28 May 2013

Interview: Exchequer secretary David Gauke

Exchequer secretary to the Treasury David Gauke talks tax, RTI, business and the accountancy profession

25 Apr 2013

Interview: Littlejohn's Paul Hopper discusses PKF International

Littlejohn's managing partner talks to Accountancy Age about joining PKF International

25 Apr 2013

Interview: KPMG senior partner and UK chairman Simon Collins

Simon Collins discusses a tough year for KPMG and explains why he wants to see the profession, and his firm particularly, identify how it is helping companies grow

04 Apr 2013

Best Practice: Beever and Struthers

Quality, caution, and a sprinkling of entrepreneurialism serves Beever and Struthers well, says managing partner Phil Roberts

13 Feb 2013

Interview: MEP Sharon Bowles, advocate for audit change

Down to earth - not shy and retiring - Bowles lays out her thoughts on the extent to which audit reforms must be set

08 Jan 2013

Interview: PwC chairman and senior partner Ian Powell

PwC's senior partner talks audit reform, international growth and why the firm should strive for something that is 'unobtainable'

04 Dec 2012

McLaren in codes and standards driving seat

The head of the FRC’s Codes and Standards Committee talks about the watchdog’s new structure and its strategic objectives

24 Oct 2012

Interview: Euro MP Sajjad Karim on steering audit reform

Accountancy Age speaks to the British MEP about how he is steering the EC's planned reform of the audit market through the European parliament

08 Oct 2012

"I'm a lone voice," says Richard Murphy

Outspoken tax expert Richard Murphy claims he does not set out to court controversy, but concedes his views make him a contender for the title of most disliked man in tax

23 Jul 2012

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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: Pruning clients, growing staff numbers

Not so easy come easy go for the Practitioner, as a troublesome client is finally given the heave-ho, but a new staff member is welcomed on board

Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

The markets crave trust, and business must be more proactive in its delivery

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: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

Taking Stock: Netsuite Twitter-trolls Sage CEO on first day

Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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