Interviews

Paul Hopper

Interview: Littlejohn's Paul Hopper discusses PKF International

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

25 Apr 2013

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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

Phil Roberts

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

Interview: Menzies senior partner Julie Adams

Julie Adams relishes the challenge of stepping into firm's top role, long held by Mike Sands

29 Jun 2012

Video: Has the Budget added complexity for accountants

ICAEW tax faculty technical manager Anita Monteith takes Accountancy Age editor Kevin Reed through the Budget's ramifications on the profession

23 Mar 2012

Interview: RBS group FD Bruce Van Saun

Bruce Van Saun, FD at RBS, explains in his first major UK interview how he is tackling the biggest turnaround job on the planet

24 Feb 2012

Izza and the ICAEW: Five years on

After five years as CEO of the ICAEW, how does Michael Izza think he's fared, and what does the future hold?

26 Jan 2012

Video: From corporate finance to author

Rachael Singh interviews self-published author and former Deloitte partner Penny Avis on her novel "Nevermind the Botox Rachel"

13 Jan 2012

Video: EU audit reform, just the start?

Audit expert Charles Bowman tells Rose Orlik that EU audit reform proposals are the beginning of the debat on the purpose of audit

12 Dec 2011

Audio: How forensic accounting grows in the downturn

Rachael Singh speaks to Ernst & Young's head of fraud investigations John Smart about the growing popularity of forensic accounting services

05 Dec 2011

Video: How forensic accounting grows in the downturn

Rachael Singh speaks to Ernst & Young's head of fraud investigations John Smart about the growing popularity of forensic accounting services

05 Dec 2011

Audio: Firms must face big challenges

Rose Orlik and Kevin Reed discuss the tough times ahead that practicies must face head on

25 Nov 2011

Video: Firms must face big challenges

Rose Orlik and Kevin Reed discuss the tough times ahead that practices must face head on

25 Nov 2011

Audio: Gaining access to finance

Maclay Murray & Spens partner Chris Dun runs through a series of ideas on the various routes to accessing finance with Rachael Singh

11 Nov 2011

Audio: Audit reform at home and abroad

Rose Orlik speaks to BDO's senior audit partner James Roberts about the latest developments in audit and reporting

11 Nov 2011

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

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

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

The Practitioner: 'Tis the season to tidy up

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

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Colin: Captain Obvious joins the Lib Dems

Colin wonders what other bleeding obvious policies the Lib Dems will announce in the run-up to the election

Colin: Uber tax, Uber problems

Colin wonders whether Uber's customers could perhaps operate their tipping system in the same manner that the minicab business operates its app

Taking Stock: Multi-marathon men make a move

Loadsa marathons, and loadsa numbercrunchers doing the hard yards...

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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.